Zip Code 81647 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNew Castle
Zip Code StateColorado
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Garfield
Area Code970
Current Population:7104
Racial Majority: 67.86%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$69673
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65060
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time35.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Mountain Standard Time
Elevation Range5817 - 11018 ft.
Area371 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.60694000, -107.52446300

Zip Code 81647 Description

Zip Code 81647 is located in the state of Colorado in the Grand Junction metro area. Zip code 81647 is primarily located in Garfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 81647 is NEW CASTLE, Colorado. Portions of zip code 81647 are contained within or border the city limits of New Castle, CO, Silt, CO, . The area code for zip code 81647 is 970. 81647 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Colorado.

The current unemployment level in 81647 is 4.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 81647 increased to 7104 from 4410 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 81647 is while the majority ethnicity attending 81647 public schools is White. 45.7% of students in 81647 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4724 67.86% 5112 -8%
 Black Or African American 21 0.3% 25 -16%
 Hispanic 2052 29.48% 1814 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.4% 26 +8%
 Asian 12 0.17% 45 -73%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 16 0.1% 16 -56%
 Two Or More Races 65 1.68% 65 +80%

Zip Code 81647 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57.7%
 Black Or African American 0.3%
 Hispanic 38.4%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.2%
 Two or More Races 1.7%

Zip Code 81647 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population71044410
Male Population51.30%
Female Population48.70%
Total Households2517
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
45.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
25.0%
Median Household Income$69673
Income Under $50K Per Year30.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year45.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year24.50%
81647 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Colorado District 3Scott TiptonRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$313404
Average Real Estate Sale Price$224256
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 20c - Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 21 - 31

Zip Code 81647 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)13192631394552514333221432
Avg Max Temp (°F)36445260708086847764463861
Avg Precip (In.)1.241.071.321.341.611.041.231.291.391.581.171.2915.57
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneMountain Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-7 Hours