Grand Junction, CO 81505 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Acceptable Alternative
Grand Jct, CO 81505

Not Acceptable, USPS
Appleton, CO 81505

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,055
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,785
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 501
  • County: Mesa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.108, Longitude -108.607
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Grand Junction, CO 81505 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81505 to the other 488 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 166 66th
Population Density1 # 253 48th
Diversity Index2 # 197 60th
Median Household Income # 195 60th
Per Capita Income # 172 65th

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Grand Junction, CO 81505 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,740
Population in Households 10,348
Population in Familes 8,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 392
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 4,258
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,782
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,938 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,320 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 369 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $230,677
Average Home Value $273,519


Median Household Income $55,264
Average Household Income $74,617
Per Capita Income $30,219
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.91% 0.36%
Households 0.87% 0.41%
Families 0.63% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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.

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