Clifton, CO 81520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Clifton, CO 81520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mesa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.085, Longitude -108.446
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 243
  • PO Box Addresses: 508
  • Residential Addresses: 5,429
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 528
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,901

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

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Clifton, CO 81520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,388
Population in Households 13,381
Population in Familes 10,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 662
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $52,184
Average Household Income $61,877
Per Capita Income $22,819


Total Housing Units 5,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,856 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,077 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $208,475
Average Home Value $260,636


Total Households 4,933
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 3,469
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 0.39% 0.57%
Households 0.33% 0.54%
Families 0.27% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Clifton, CO 81520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81520 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 # 152 70th
Population Density # 135 73rd
Diversity Index # 122 76th
Median Household Income # 306 39th
Per Capita Income # 427 15th

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