Granite, CO 81228 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81228: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Granite, CO 81228

Acceptable Alternative
Twin Lakes, CO 81228

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chaffee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.045, Longitude -106.262
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 81228 has segments in 2 Counties (Chaffee, Lake).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 10

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Granite, CO 81228 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 327
Population in Households 323
Population in Familes 270
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $55,304
Average Household Income $86,044
Per Capita Income $40,954


Total Housing Units 343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (37.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 (54.8%)
Median Home Value $364,583
Average Home Value $397,868


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 2
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.55% 1.37%
Households 1.51% 1.38%
Families 1.42% 1.43%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   0.76%

Granite, CO 81228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81228 to the other 503 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 418 17th
Population Density # 431 14th
Diversity Index # 224 56th
Median Household Income # 268 47th
Per Capita Income # 115 77th

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