Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 876
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,847
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 834
  • County: Garfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.528, Longitude -107.339
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

The table below compares 81601 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 # 134 73rd
Population Density1 # 221 55th
Diversity Index2 # 88 82nd
Median Household Income # 160 67th
Per Capita Income # 192 61st

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Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 15,778
Population in Households 15,559
Population in Familes 12,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 219
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 5,865
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,805
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,402 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,463 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 640 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $331,156
Average Home Value $380,137


Median Household Income $59,168
Average Household Income $78,398
Per Capita Income $29,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.53%
Households 0.34% 0.45%
Families 0.18% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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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