ZIP Code 81650 - Rifle Colorado

ZIP Code 81650 is located in Rifle Colorado. Portions of 81650 are also in Parachute. 81650 is primarily within Rio Blanco County, with some portions in Garfield County. Regionally, 81650 is located in the Colorado Rockies Region.

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ZIP Code 81650 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameRifle
Primary CountyRio Blanco County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)14,130
Area Code(s)970
Current Time

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81650 Demographics

81650 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 81650 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 81650 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 81650 is 3.4%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density13 People per Square Mile
Total Households4,432
Percentage High Income Households1.4%
Median Household Income (2021)$74,040
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$450,960
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 66.43%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 57.57%

81650 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1120.65%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander330.19%

81650 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.08%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.12%

81650 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College83911.54%
Bachelor Degree6739.25%
High School Diploma2,25631.02%
No High School Diploma3184.37%
GED or Alternate6228.55%
1 or More Years of College1,52520.97%
Associates Degree6348.72%
Masters Degree3645.01%
Professional Degree00%
Doctorate Degree410.56%

81650 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 81650
RegionColorado Rockies Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaGlenwood Springs, CO
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Denver
Area1060 Square Miles

81650 Politics

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81650 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateMay 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins

81650 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)13182631404753534433221433
Avg Max Temp (°F)37445462718388877865483963
Avg Precip (In.).92.851.

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