80525 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Fort Collins, CO | Timnath, CO

ZIP Code 80525: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Collins, CO 80525

Acceptable Alternative
Timnath, CO 80525

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ft Collins, CO 80525

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Larimer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.534, Longitude -105.043
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,981
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 24,275
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,084
    • Single Family Addresses: 19,191

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Fort Collins, CO 80525 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 59,275 (100%)
Population in Households 58,460 (98.6%)
Population in Families 42,905 (72.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 815 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 2,156
Diversity Index2 38


Median Household Income $77,237
Average Household Income $101,436
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $42,946
Wealth Index5 113


Total HU (Housing Units) 25,896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,632 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,449 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 815 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $440,802
Average Home Value $468,378
Housing Affordability Index3 105


Total Households 25,081
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 14,465
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.56% 1.56%
Households 1.7% 1.59%
Families 1.5% 1.5%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
Owner Occupied HU   1.66%

Fort Collins, CO 80525 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 80525 to the other 516 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 8 99th
Population Density # 91 83rd
Median Household Income # 176 66th
Housing Affordability Index # 210 41st
Per Capita Income # 150 71st
Diversity Index # 249 52nd

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