Vail, CO 81657 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81657: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vail, CO 81657

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Vail, CO 81657
West Vail, CO 81657

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 419
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,068
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 595
  • County: Eagle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.65, Longitude -106.361
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Vail, CO 81657 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,452
Population in Households 5,451
Population in Familes 2,492
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 2,669
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 958
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,205 (16.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,464 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,628 (63.4%)
Median Home Value $744,110
Average Home Value $748,589


Median Household Income $77,870
Average Household Income $112,110
Per Capita Income $54,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.69%
Households 0.69% 0.65%
Families 0.63% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.39%
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.

Vail, CO 81657 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81657 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 # 209 59th
Population Density1 # 227 55th
Diversity Index2 # 371 27th
Median Household Income # 80 84th
Per Capita Income # 20 96th

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