Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81147: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Acceptable Alternative
Chimney Rock, CO 81147
Pagosa Spgs, CO 81147

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pagosa Lakes, CO 81147

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 722
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,226
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6
  • County: Archuleta County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.256, Longitude -107.087
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,008
Population in Households 11,879
Population in Familes 9,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 5,257
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 3,553
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,943 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,835 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,422 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,686 (41.2%)
Median Home Value $323,817
Average Home Value $385,978


Median Household Income $52,471
Average Household Income $71,955
Per Capita Income $31,664
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.33%
Households 0.61% 0.4%
Families 0.57% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81147 to the other 504 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 156 69th
Population Density1 # 309 39th
Diversity Index2 # 159 69th
Median Household Income # 266 47th
Per Capita Income # 197 61st

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