ZIP Code 81647 - New Castle Colorado

ZIP Code 81647 is located in New Castle Colorado. Portions of 81647 are also in Silt and Chacra. 81647 is entirely within Garfield County. Regionally, 81647 is located in the Colorado Rockies Region.

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ZIP Code 81647 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNew Castle
Primary CountyGarfield County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)6,528
Area Code(s)970
Current Time

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81647 Demographics

81647 can be classified socioeconomically as 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 81647 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 81647 is White. The current unemployment level in 81647 is 3.4%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density18 People per Square Mile
Total Households2,343
Percentage High Income Households5.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$77,608
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$461,780
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)3.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 76.27%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 49.36%

81647 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American120.17%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

81647 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American70.46%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

81647 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College55215.09%
Bachelor Degree62317.03%
High School Diploma75720.69%
No High School Diploma762.08%
GED or Alternate1814.95%
1 or More Years of College80822.09%
Associates Degree36810.06%
Masters Degree2446.67%
Professional Degree330.9%
Doctorate Degree160.44%

81647 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 81647
RegionColorado Rockies Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaGlenwood Springs, CO
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Denver
Area372 Square Miles

81647 Politics

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81647 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Average First Frost DateSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMay 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion20c - Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands

81647 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13192631394552514333221432
Avg Max Temp (°F)36445260708086847764463861
Avg Precip (In.)

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