Durango, CO 81303 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81303: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Durango, CO 81303

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 379
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,136
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: La Plata County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.276, Longitude -107.877
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Durango, CO 81303 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,274
Population in Households 8,136
Population in Familes 6,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 3,321
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,231
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,693 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,313 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,008 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 372 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $349,728
Average Home Value $422,611


Median Household Income $57,042
Average Household Income $75,379
Per Capita Income $30,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 1.14%
Households 0.51% 1.16%
Families 0.47% 1.14%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Durango, CO 81303 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81303 to the other 504 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 183 64th
Population Density1 # 223 56th
Diversity Index2 # 192 62nd
Median Household Income # 213 58th
Per Capita Income # 221 56th

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