Zip Code 81635 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameParachute
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Garfield
Secondary County: Rio Blanco
Area Code970
Alternate Zip Code NamesBATTLEMENT MESA
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGRAND VALLEY
Current Population:5957
Racial Majority:White 74.86%
Public School Racial Majority:White 59.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$44158
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54240
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time27.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Daylight Time
Elevation Range5171 - 9748 ft.
Area362 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.54653700, -108.07540200

Zip Code 81635 Description

Zip Code 81635 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81635 is primarily located in Garfield County. Portions of 81635 are also located in Rio Blanco County. The official US Postal Service name for 81635 is PARACHUTE, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81635 are contained within or border the city limits of Battlement Mesa, CO, Parachute, CO, . The area code for zip code 81635 is 970. 81635 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81635 is 5.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81635 increased to 5957 from 5041 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81635 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 81635 public schools is White. 50.7% of students in 81635 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4798 74.86% 4475 +7%
 Black Or African American 19 0.3% 11 +73%
 Hispanic 1418 22.13% 1265 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.58% 79 -53%
 Asian 31 0.48% 23 +35%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 8 0% 8 -100%
 Two Or More Races 88 1.65% 88 +20%

Zip Code 81635 Race/Ethnicity

 White 59.7%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 33%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2.5%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 81635 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population59575041
Male Population51.90%
Female Population48.10%
Total Households2221
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44158
Income Under $50K Per Year55.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
81635 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$169649
Average Real Estate Sale Price$148981
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.8%
81630 - De Beque
81650 - Rifle
81624 - Collbran
Battlement Mesa, CO
Parachute, CO
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 81635 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13182632404854534433221433
Avg Max Temp (°F)37435361718288867764463862
Avg Precip (In.).85.9.991.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours