Parachute, CO 81635 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81635: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Parachute, CO 81635

Acceptable Alternative
Battlement Mesa, CO 81635
Btlmt Mesa, CO 81635

Not Acceptable, USPS
Grand Valley, CO 81635
Rulison, CO 81635

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 144
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,041
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 210
  • County: Garfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.461, Longitude -108.01
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Parachute, CO 81635 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,258
Daytime Population: Workers 1,747
Daytime Population: Residents 3,667
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,414
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 6,257
Population in Familes 5,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $61,420
Average Household Income $73,292
Per Capita Income $26,776


Total Housing Units 3,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,487 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 799 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 847 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $250,443
Average Home Value $275,605


Total Households 2,286
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,639
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 0.85% 0.94%
Households 0.56% 0.78%
Families 0.51% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Parachute, CO 81635 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81635 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 # 200 60th
Population Density # 273 46th
Diversity Index # 159 68th
Median Household Income # 188 63rd
Per Capita Income # 336 33rd

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