New Castle, CO 81647 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81647: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Castle, CO 81647

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Garfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.559, Longitude -107.546
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 204
  • PO Box Addresses: 442
  • Residential Addresses: 2,465
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 292
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,173

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

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New Castle, CO 81647 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,350
Daytime Population: Workers 1,354
Daytime Population: Residents 3,501
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,855
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 7,338
Population in Familes 6,261
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $73,657
Average Household Income $87,031
Per Capita Income $30,347


Total Housing Units 2,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,865 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 695 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $285,250
Average Home Value $312,936


Total Households 2,560
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,929
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 1.05% 1.14%
Households 0.87% 1.0%
Families 0.82% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

New Castle, CO 81647 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81647 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 # 194 62nd
Population Density # 272 46th
Diversity Index # 133 74th
Median Household Income # 115 77th
Per Capita Income # 249 51st

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