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: 743
  • PO Box Addresses: 481
  • Residential Addresses: 4,862
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 567
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,295

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Rifle, CO 81650 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,905
Daytime Population: Workers 7,675
Daytime Population: Residents 7,171
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,846
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 13,596
Population in Familes 11,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 309
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $61,580
Average Household Income $71,153
Per Capita Income $24,578


Total Housing Units 5,196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,823 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,886 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 487 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $267,777
Average Home Value $286,389


Total Households 4,709
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 3,368
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 0.69% 0.84%
Households 0.5% 0.71%
Families 0.45% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Rifle, CO 81650 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81650 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 # 145 71st
Population Density # 285 43rd
Diversity Index # 102 80th
Median Household Income # 183 64th
Per Capita Income # 379 25th

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