Rifle, CO 81650 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81650: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rifle, CO 81650

Not Acceptable, USPS
Antlers, CO 81650
Rio Blanco, CO 81650
Rulison, CO 81650

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Garfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.54, Longitude -107.791
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 81650 has segments in 2 Counties (Garfield, Rio Blanco).

  • Businesses Addresses: 752
  • PO Box Addresses: 443
  • Residential Addresses: 4,893
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 565
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,328

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 81650 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 81650 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Colorado Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Colorado Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Rifle, CO 81650 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 14,075
Population in Households 13,760
Population in Familes 11,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 315
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $64,548
Average Household Income $76,870
Per Capita Income $26,128


Total Housing Units 5,208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,902 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,877 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 429 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $264,690
Average Home Value $315,162


Total Households 4,779
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 3,406
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.78% 0.75%
Households 0.66% 0.67%
Families 0.6% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Rifle, CO 81650 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81650 to the other 505 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 151 70th
Population Density # 284 44th
Diversity Index # 97 81st
Median Household Income # 202 60th
Per Capita Income # 383 24th

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