Westcliffe, CO 81252 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 81252: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westcliffe, CO 81252

Acceptable Alternative
Silver Cliff, CO 81252

Not Acceptable, USPS
Horn Creek, CO 81252
Rosita, CO 81252
Tanglewood Acres, CO 81252

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Custer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.115, Longitude -105.429
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 243
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,015
  • Residential Addresses: 1,759
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 27
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,732

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

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  1. 81252 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 81252 (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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Westcliffe, CO 81252 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,291
Population in Households 4,141
Population in Familes 3,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $48,196
Average Household Income $65,835
Per Capita Income $30,738


Total Housing Units 3,701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,567 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 402 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,732 (46.8%)
Median Home Value $241,711
Average Home Value $300,558


Total Households 1,969
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,280
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 1.63% 1.65%
Households 1.82% 1.94%
Families 1.74% 1.88%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Westcliffe, CO 81252 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81252 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 # 235 53rd
Population Density # 323 36th
Diversity Index # 425 16th
Median Household Income # 344 32nd
Per Capita Income # 261 48th

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