Buena Vista, CO 81211 ZIP Code Profile

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Buena Vista, CO | Johnson Village, CO

ZIP Code 81211: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buena Vista, CO 81211

Not Acceptable, USPS
Johnson Village, CO 81211

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chaffee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.849, Longitude -106.156
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 392
  • PO Box Addresses: 2,042
  • Residential Addresses: 1,989
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 46
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,943

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 81211 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 81211 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Colorado Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Colorado Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Buena Vista, CO 81211 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,090
Population in Households 6,828
Population in Familes 5,513
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,262
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $46,178
Average Household Income $62,924
Per Capita Income $26,182


Total Housing Units 3,837 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,282 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 781 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 774 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $276,271
Average Home Value $306,277


Total Households 3,063
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 2,034
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.22% 1.2%
Households 1.37% 1.37%
Families 1.29% 1.32%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.15%

Buena Vista, CO 81211 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81211 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 # 189 63rd
Population Density # 263 48th
Diversity Index # 262 48th
Median Household Income # 370 27th
Per Capita Income # 356 29th

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