80487 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Steamboat Springs, CO

ZIP Code 80487: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Acceptable Alternative
Steamboat Spr, CO 80487

Not Acceptable, USPS
Steamboat, CO 80487

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Routt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.488, Longitude -106.869
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 622
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,264
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 24
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,240
  • Foreclosures in CO 80487

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Database updated: January 1, 2023, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 18,195 (100%)
Population in Households 17,862 (98.2%)
Population in Families 12,523 (68.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 333 ( 1.8%)
Population Density 34
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $101,669
Average Household Income $142,921
% of Income for Mortgage4 38%
Per Capita Income $59,390
Wealth Index5 147


Total HU (Housing Units) 12,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,295 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,206 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,420 (41.9%)
Median Home Value $722,489
Average Home Value $843,644
Housing Affordability Index3 71


Total Households 7,501
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,260
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.02% 0.12%
Households 0.02% 0.11%
Families   0.05%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
Owner Occupied HU   0.33%

Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80487 to the other 516 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 131 75th
Population Density # 248 52nd
Median Household Income # 84 84th
Housing Affordability Index # 95 18th
Per Capita Income # 66 87th
Diversity Index # 340 35th

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