Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

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

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pagosa Lakes, CO 81147

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 761
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,920
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7
  • County: Archuleta County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.256, Longitude -107.087
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

The table below compares 81147 to the other 488 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 157 68th
Population Density1 # 311 37th
Diversity Index2 # 165 66th
Median Household Income # 247 50th
Per Capita Income # 135 73rd

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Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,984
Population in Households 11,855
Population in Familes 9,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 5,290
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 3,567
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,828 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,462 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,458 (39.5%)
Median Home Value $197,465
Average Home Value $244,704


Median Household Income $51,462
Average Household Income $74,625
Per Capita Income $33,027
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 0.57%
Households 1.04% 0.62%
Families 0.93% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

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