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: 93
  • Residential Addresses: 914
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 914

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

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Hesperus, CO 81326 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,690
Population in Households 2,689
Population in Familes 2,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $62,301
Average Household Income $79,800
Per Capita Income $31,956


Total Housing Units 1,295 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 888 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $333,728
Average Home Value $425,507


Total Households 1,077
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 775
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 1.36% 1.53%
Households 1.29% 1.5%
Families 1.21% 1.45%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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, 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 # 267 47th
Population Density # 328 35th
Diversity Index # 363 28th
Median Household Income # 200 60th
Per Capita Income # 238 53rd

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