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, 2016)


Total Population 6,049
Population in Households 6,048
Population in Familes 5,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,220
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,596
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,445 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 775 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 877 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $250,286
Average Home Value $270,450


Median Household Income $58,979
Average Household Income $72,402
Per Capita Income $26,575
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.49%
Households 0.16% 0.36%
Families 0.14% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Parachute, CO 81635 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81635 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 # 203 60th
Population Density1 # 276 45th
Diversity Index2 # 151 70th
Median Household Income # 191 62nd
Per Capita Income # 312 38th

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