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ZIP Code 81647

Primary City:New Castle, CO (View All Cities)
County: Garfield County
Timezone: Mountain (2:12pm)
Area code: 970 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.7, -107.4
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 81647

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 81647. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 81647. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 81647, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
New Castle, CO

Stats and Demographics for the 81647 ZIP Code

ZIP code 81647 is located in northwest Colorado and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 81647 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 81647 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,104
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,733
Median Home Value $270,000
Land Area 365.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,517
Median Household Income $61,853

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3043623252111952642983052502942562361608847221412
Female2813042591851982822972762822542462341418156352228
Total585666584396393546595581532548502470301169103573640

Gender

 Male 3,643 51%
 Female 3,461 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,068 85.4%
 Black Or African American 42 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 1.1%
 Asian 48 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 703 9.9%
 Two Or More Races 161 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner503264065033841535119
Renter7019516597672362
Total1205215716004511765721

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,546 61%
 Single Guardian 360 14%
 Singles 422 17%
 Singles With Roommate 189 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,422 56%
 Households with Kids 1,095 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5870615166758464737162617853454653343336
Female5250656163565065705756536231424140392333
Total11012012611212913113412914312811811414084878793735669

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 81647 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 81647 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 81647 real estate data, the median home value of $270,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 81647 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 81647 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 81647 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,104 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,523 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 369 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 625 23%
 Households Vacant 216 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 52 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 75 14%
 3+ Bedroom 459 86%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $61,853 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 81647 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 81647. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,509 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,476 30%
 No Earnings 987 20%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,509 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,476 30%
 No Earnings 987 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,108 90%
 Public transportation 168 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 78 2%
 Worked at Home 114 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 353 15.2%
 High School Graduate 1,409 60.7%
 Associate's degree 158 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 256 11.0%
 Master's degree 116 5.0%
 Professional school degree 8 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 23 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,712 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 135 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 81647

ZIP Code 81647 is in the Garfield School District No. Re-2. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 81647.

Riverside School
215 Alder Ave
New Castle, CO 81647
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
Kathryn Senor Elementary School
101 Alder Ave
New Castle, CO 81647
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
Elk Creek Elementary
804 West Main St
New Castle, CO 81647
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
Coal Ridge High School
35947 Hwy 6
New Castle, CO 81647
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Garfield School District No. Re-2
The Garden School
5171 County Road 335
New Castle, CO 81647
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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