Grand Junction, CO 81505 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81505: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Acceptable Alternative
Grand Jct, CO 81505

Not Acceptable, USPS
Appleton, CO 81505

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,096
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,909
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 500
  • County: Mesa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.108, Longitude -108.607
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Grand Junction, CO 81505 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,161
Population in Households 9,828
Population in Familes 7,778
Population in Group Qrtrs 333
Population Density1 355
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 4,197
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,740
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,881 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,316 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 367 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $239,270
Average Home Value $282,489


Median Household Income $54,951
Average Household Income $77,519
Per Capita Income $32,591
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.52%
Households 0.74% 0.59%
Families 0.59% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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 81505 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81505 to the other 500 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 167 67th
Population Density1 # 156 69th
Diversity Index2 # 208 59th
Median Household Income # 222 56th
Per Capita Income # 168 67th

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