Grand Junction, CO 81503 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81503: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Junction, CO 81503

Acceptable Alternative
Grand Jct, CO 81503

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 179
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,019
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 254
  • County: Mesa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.039, Longitude -108.497
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Grand Junction, CO 81503 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,994
Population in Households 15,887
Population in Familes 13,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density1 964
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,203
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 4,365
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,418 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,785 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 380 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $236,498
Average Home Value $264,379
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,495
Average Household Income $65,454
Per Capita Income $25,633
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.48%
Households 0.49% 0.42%
Families 0.45% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.

Grand Junction, CO 81503 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81503 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 # 133 74th
Population Density1 # 114 78th
Diversity Index2 # 196 61st
Median Household Income # 282 44th
Per Capita Income # 345 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.