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
  • County: Garfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.461, Longitude -108.01
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 144
  • PO Box Addresses: 272
  • Residential Addresses: 2,377
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 238
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,139

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

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  1. 81635 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 81635 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Parachute, CO 81635 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,490
Population in Households 6,488
Population in Familes 5,473
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $62,472
Average Household Income $74,758
Per Capita Income $27,307


Total Housing Units 3,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,547 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 823 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 810 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $247,975
Average Home Value $293,471


Total Households 2,370
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,696
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.05% 1.12%
Households 0.78% 1.01%
Families 0.72% 0.97%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

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, 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 # 200 60th
Population Density # 272 46th
Diversity Index # 153 70th
Median Household Income # 199 61st
Per Capita Income # 334 34th

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