ZIP Code 81526 - Palisade Colorado

ZIP Code 81526 is located in Palisade Colorado. Portions of 81526 are also in Clifton. 81526 is entirely within Mesa County. Regionally, it is located in the Colorado Rockies Region.

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ZIP Code 81526 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePalisade
Primary CountyMesa County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)5,110
Area Code(s)970
Current Time

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81526 Demographics

81526 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Colorado based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 81526 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 81526 is White. The current unemployment level in 81526 is 3.0%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density158 People per Square Mile
Total Households2,343
Percentage High Income Households2.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$73,036
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$506,060
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 86.83%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 68.92%

81526 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American290.55%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

81526 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American90.65%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

81526 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College3098.14%
Bachelor Degree74419.59%
High School Diploma92624.38%
No High School Diploma250.66%
GED or Alternate1824.79%
1 or More Years of College91824.17%
Associates Degree3699.72%
Masters Degree2376.24%
Professional Degree491.29%
Doctorate Degree391.03%

81526 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 81526
RegionColorado Rockies Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaGrand Junction, CO
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Denver
Area32 Square Miles

81526 Politics

US Congressional Districts in 81526
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81526 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins

81526 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16233036465460585039271838
Avg Max Temp (°F)38465664748692898067504065
Avg Precip (In.).57.551.

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