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, 2017)


Total Population 16,500
Daytime Population: Workers 12,522
Daytime Population: Residents 7,593
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,115
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 16,306
Population in Familes 12,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $63,645
Average Household Income $81,320
Per Capita Income $30,649


Total Housing Units 6,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,618 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,549 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 617 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $433,814
Average Home Value $452,439


Total Households 6,167
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 4,032
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 0.88% 0.98%
Households 0.66% 0.85%
Families 0.61% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

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

The table below compares 81601 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 # 130 74th
Population Density # 238 53rd
Diversity Index # 110 78th
Median Household Income # 170 66th
Per Capita Income # 240 52nd

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