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, 2017)


Total Population 12,148
Daytime Population: Workers 6,635
Daytime Population: Residents 5,206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,841
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 12,019
Population in Familes 9,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $53,572
Average Household Income $75,412
Per Capita Income $33,037


Total Housing Units 8,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,859 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,437 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,619 (40.6%)
Median Home Value $315,397
Average Home Value $375,674


Total Households 5,296
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,573
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 0.58% 0.67%
Households 0.61% 0.7%
Families 0.56% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

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

The table below compares 81147 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 # 156 69th
Population Density # 311 38th
Diversity Index # 165 68th
Median Household Income # 270 47th
Per Capita Income # 200 60th

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