Basalt, CO 81621 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81621: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Basalt, CO 81621

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ruedi, CO 81621

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Eagle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.376, Longitude -106.993
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 81621 has segments in 2 Counties (Eagle, Pitkin).

  • Businesses Addresses: 677
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,624
  • Residential Addresses: 1,914
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 68
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,846

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

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Basalt, CO 81621 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,307
Population in Households 6,306
Population in Familes 4,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 61


Median Household Income $73,145
Average Household Income $91,707
Per Capita Income $36,237


Total Housing Units 2,884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,694 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 798 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 392 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $603,909
Average Home Value $710,139


Total Households 2,492
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,525
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.17% 1.21%
Households 1.05% 1.14%
Families 1.01% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Basalt, CO 81621 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81621 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 # 202 60th
Population Density # 219 57th
Diversity Index # 105 79th
Median Household Income # 120 76th
Per Capita Income # 169 67th

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