La Veta, CO 81055 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Veta, CO 81055

Not Acceptable, USPS
Indian Creek, CO 81055
Ojo, CO 81055
Wahatoya, CO 81055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Huerfano County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.461, Longitude -105.039
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 99
  • PO Box Addresses: 741
  • Residential Addresses: 457
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 457

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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La Veta, CO 81055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,405
Population in Households 1,379
Population in Familes 1,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $35,820
Average Household Income $58,228
Per Capita Income $29,666


Total Housing Units 1,647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 525 (31.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 938 (57.0%)
Median Home Value $241,364
Average Home Value $324,286


Total Households 709
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 410
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.69%
Households 0.51% 0.64%
Families 0.39% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

La Veta, CO 81055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81055 to the other 503 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 309 39th
Population Density # 351 30th
Diversity Index # 247 51st
Median Household Income # 468 7th
Per Capita Income # 281 44th

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