Walsenburg, CO 81089 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81089: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walsenburg, CO 81089

Acceptable Alternative
Farista, CO 81089

Not Acceptable, USPS
Farisita, CO 81089
Mutual, CO 81089
Pryor, CO 81089
Toltec, CO 81089

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Huerfano County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.617, Longitude -104.817
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 81089 has segments in 2 Counties (Huerfano, Las Animas).

  • Businesses Addresses: 261
  • PO Box Addresses: 484
  • Residential Addresses: 1,975
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,975

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Walsenburg, CO 81089 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,784
Daytime Population: Workers 1,906
Daytime Population: Residents 3,137
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,043
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 4,650
Population in Familes 3,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $31,625
Average Household Income $49,578
Per Capita Income $23,137


Total Housing Units 2,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,453 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 739 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 729 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $112,056
Average Home Value $195,647


Total Households 2,192
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 1,239
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.17% 0.3%
Households 0.19% 0.31%
Families 0.12% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Walsenburg, CO 81089 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81089 to the other 503 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 223 56th
Population Density # 357 30th
Diversity Index # 59 88th
Median Household Income # 485 4th
Per Capita Income # 416 17th

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