Grand Junction, CO 81501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Acceptable Alternative
Grand Jct, CO 81501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mesa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.08, Longitude -108.541
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,770
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,101
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 851
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,250

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

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  1. 81501 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 81501 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Grand Junction, CO 81501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,329
Population in Households 22,611
Population in Familes 14,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,718
Population Density2 3,017
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $40,612
Average Household Income $53,855
Per Capita Income $24,221


Total Housing Units 10,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,034 (37.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,059 (55.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 766 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $208,910
Average Home Value $255,138


Total Households 10,093
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 4,681
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 0.9% 0.79%
Households 0.57% 0.78%
Families 0.48% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Grand Junction, CO 81501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81501 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 # 96 81st
Population Density # 72 86th
Diversity Index # 157 69th
Median Household Income # 424 16th
Per Capita Income # 404 20th

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