Hesperus, CO 81326 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81326: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hesperus, CO 81326

Not Acceptable, USPS
Breen, CO 81326
Kline, CO 81326
Redmesa, CO 81326

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: La Plata County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.216, Longitude -108.087
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • PO Box Addresses: 89
  • Residential Addresses: 909
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 909

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

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Hesperus, CO 81326 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,865
Daytime Population: Workers 627
Daytime Population: Residents 1,444
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,071
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 2,864
Population in Familes 2,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $61,532
Average Household Income $76,569
Per Capita Income $30,182


Total Housing Units 1,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 929 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $329,904
Average Home Value $410,414


Total Households 1,129
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 815
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 1.2% 1.38%
Households 1.09% 1.29%
Families 1.04% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Hesperus, CO 81326 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81326 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 # 258 49th
Population Density # 324 36th
Diversity Index # 367 27th
Median Household Income # 186 63rd
Per Capita Income # 253 50th

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