Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Acceptable Alternative
Glenwood Spgs, CO 81601

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cardiff, CO 81601
Glenwood, CO 81601
West Glenwood, CO 81601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 896
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,024
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 865
  • County: Garfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.528, Longitude -107.339
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,021
Population in Households 15,835
Population in Familes 12,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 6,027
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 3,937
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,531 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,496 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 695 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $426,459
Average Home Value $447,968


Median Household Income $61,350
Average Household Income $80,941
Per Capita Income $30,701
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.78%
Households 0.6% 0.67%
Families 0.55% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81601 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 # 132 74th
Population Density1 # 260 49th
Diversity Index2 # 103 80th
Median Household Income # 164 68th
Per Capita Income # 216 57th

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