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   (County: Garfield County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Parachute Town, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 9 years : 38

10 to 14 years : 22

15 to 17 years : 45

18 and 19 years : 18

20 years : 8

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 20

25 to 29 years : 20

30 to 34 years : 58

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 69

45 to 49 years : 32

50 to 54 years : 26

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 3

65 and 66 years : 2

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 7

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 2

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 9 years : 74

10 to 14 years : 68

15 to 17 years : 21

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 21

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 18

25 to 29 years : 16

30 to 34 years : 59

35 to 39 years : 23

40 to 44 years : 76

45 to 49 years : 44

50 to 54 years : 15

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 2

80 to 84 years : 2

85 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 685

Multiple ancestry : 314

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 3

Ancestry not reported : 77


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 810

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 2

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 23

Not a U.S. citizen : 244


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 97

5 to 17 years : 268

18 to 24 years : 85

25 to 34 years : 153

35 to 44 years : 232

45 to 54 years : 117

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 11

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 77

5 to 17 years : 115

18 to 24 years : 17

25 to 34 years : 28

35 to 44 years : 25

45 to 54 years : 15

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 20

5 to 17 years : 96

18 to 24 years : 41

25 to 34 years : 41

35 to 44 years : 138

45 to 54 years : 85

55 to 59 years : 30

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 24

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 9

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 2

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 57

18 to 24 years : 27

25 to 34 years : 84

35 to 44 years : 69

45 to 54 years : 17

55 to 59 years : 13

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 100

Female : 194

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 295

Female : 221

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 2

Foreign born:

Male : 142

Female : 125


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 263

Born in other state in the United States : 435

Native: born outside the United States : 2

Foreign born : 254


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 70

Divorced : 14

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 90

Now married, except separated : 279

Divorced : 55

Separated : 9

Widowed : 9

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

Foreign born:

Never married : 72

Now married, except separated : 151

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Speak only English : 634

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 133

Speak English less than "very well" : 203

German:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Parachute Town, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 236   (25.2%)
  • German: 181   (19.3%)
  • Irish: 155   (16.6%)
  • English: 122   (13.0%)
  • United States Or American: 65   (6.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 28   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 21   (2.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 18   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 17   (1.8%)
  • Danish: 16   (1.7%)
  • Czech: 13   (1.4%)
  • Dutch: 10   (1.1%)
  • Polish: 8   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 7   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 6   (0.6%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 5   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (0.5%)
  • European: 4   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 4   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.3%)
  • British: 3   (0.3%)
  • Icelander: 2   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Parachute Town, Colorado is 1,079



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Parachute Town, Colorado: 537
Female Population in Parachute Town, Colorado: 542


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Parachute Town, Colorado: 33.2
Median Female Resident Age in Parachute Town, Colorado: 32.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Parachute Town, Colorado


White


Both sexes

33.6

Male

34.0

Female

32.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

42.5

Male

40.0

Female

42.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

21.0

Male

32.5

Female

14.3

Asian


Both sexes

43.8

Male

43.5

Female

44.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

25.9

Male

26.2

Female

25.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

36.5

Male

45.5

Female

31.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.0

Male

24.1

Female

21.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.7

Male

40.1

Female

39.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Parachute Town, Colorado


  • White: 954
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 20
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 30
  • Two or More Races: 75



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Parachute Town, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Parachute Town, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (2.94%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 10   (3.68%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 12   (4.41%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (3.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (2.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (4.04%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (3.31%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 98   (36.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 16   (5.88%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 55   (20.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 2   (0.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 34   (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 1   (0.36%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (1.07%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 10   (3.57%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 7   (2.5%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.43%)
  • 10th Grade: 11   (3.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (3.93%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (3.57%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 79   (28.21%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 46   (16.43%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 49   (17.5%)
  • Associate Degree: 13   (4.64%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30   (10.71%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (0.71%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.43%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Parachute Town, Colorado

  • Garfield 16


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 68, Parachute, CO 81635, Phone: (970) 285-5701, Students: 1,033 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Parachute Town, Colorado

  • Bea Underwood Elementary School


    ( Grades: 1-6, Location: P O Box 68, Parachute, CO 81635, Phone: (970) 285-5703, Students: 507 )

  • L W St John Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: P O Box 68, Parachute, CO 81635, Phone: (970) 285-5704, Students: 154 )

  • Grand Valley Early Childhood Literacy Center


    ( Grades: K-KG, Location: Po Box 68, Parachute, CO 81635, Phone: (970) 285-5702, Students: 117 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Parachute Town, Colorado

  • Grand Valley High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 68, Parachute, CO 81635, Phone: (970) 285-5705, Students: 255 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Parachute Town, Colorado

  • Gcpld - Parachute Branch Library


    244 Grand Valley Way, Parachute, CO 81635

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Parachute Town, Colorado


  • Grand Valley Historical Society


    180 S 2nd Ct, Parachute, CO 81635

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Parachute Town, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Parachute Town, Colorado.

Area Features of Parachute Town, Colorado


Airport


(1) Dry Pen Airport   (2) Grand Valley Heliport   (3) Rio Blanco Heliport  

Arch


(1) Rifle Arch  

Basin


(1) Jacks Pocket  

Building


(1) Grand Valley Fire Protection District   (2) Parachute Branch Library   (3) Parachute Fire Department   (4) Parachute Police Department   (5) Parachute Town Hall  

Canal


(1) Conwell Ditch   (2) Cornell Ditch   (3) Daisy Ditch   (4) Diamond Ditch   (5) Granlee Ditch   (6) Jangle Ditch   (7) Low Cost Ditch   (8) Parachute Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Battlement Cemetery   (2) Russey - Hurlburt Cemetery  

Census


(1) Battlement Mesa Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) Garfield County   (2) Town Of Parachute  

Cliff


(1) Allen Point   (2) Cottonwood Point   (3) East Anvil Point   (4) Glover Point   (5) Lindauer Point   (6) Long Point   (7) Pyramid Point   (8) Red Point   (9) Schoolhouse Point   (10) West Anvil Point  

Falls


(1) East Fork Falls   (2) East Middle Fork Falls   (3) West Fork Falls  

Flat


(1) Devils Park   (2) Glover Park   (3) Goodrich Park   (4) Horse Park   (5) Sharrard Park  

Locale


(1) Bureau Of Mines Oil Shale Experiment Station   (2) Garfield County Landfill   (3) Square S Ranch  

Mine


(1) Anvil Points Oil Shale Mines   (2) Farmer Mutual Mine   (3) Rulison Oil Shale Mine   (4) Ted Estes Mine  

Pillar


(1) Chimney Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Anvil Points   (2) Battlement Mesa   (3) Parachute   (4) Rulison   (5) Una  

Post Office


(1) Parachute Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Harris Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Davis Point   (2) Haystack Mountain   (3) Jackrabbit Ridge   (4) Long Ridge   (5) Puddin Ridge   (6) Short Ridge   (7) Trail Ridge  

School


(1) Battlement School   (2) Conn Creek School   (3) Grand Valley High School  

Spring


(1) Bragg Spring   (2) Crouch Spring   (3) Hayward Spring   (4) Lone Tree Spring   (5) Mount Callahan Spring   (6) Pritchard Spring  

Stream


(1) Allenwater Creek   (2) Battlement Creek   (3) Bear Creek   (4) Bear Run   (5) Ben Good Creek   (6) Bitter Creek   (7) Cabin Water   (8) Cache Creek   (9) Conn Creek   (10) Cottonwood Creek   (11) Coughs Creek   (12) Crystal Creek   (13) Doe Creek   (14) Dry Creek   (15) East Fork Conn Creek   (16) East Fork Parachute Creek   (17) East Middle Fork Parachute Creek   (18) First Anvil Creek   (19) Little Alkali Creek   (20) Little Creek   (21) Middle Fork Parachute Creek   (22) Middle Water   (23) Northwater Creek   (24) Parachute Creek   (25) Pearl Creek   (26) Pete And Bill Creek   (27) Potts Creek   (28) Rasberry Creek   (29) Schutte Creek   (30) Second Anvil Creek   (31) Short Water   (32) Sleepy Ridge   (33) Spring Creek   (34) Tourist Run   (35) Trapper Creek   (36) Wallace Creek   (37) West Fork Parachute Creek   (38) Wet Fork West Fork Parachute Creek   (39) Wiesse Creek   (40) Willow Creek   (41) Wolf Creek   (42) Yellowjacket Creek  

Summit


(1) High Mesa   (2) Holms Mesa   (3) Morrisania Mesa   (4) Mount Callahan   (5) Mount Logan   (6) Red Pinnacle   (7) Roan Plateau   (8) Webster Mesa  

Tower


(1) Kzks-fm Rifle  

Trail


(1) Bowdish Trail   (2) Crawford Trail   (3) Doyle Trail   (4) Spruce Point Trail  

Valley


(1) Balzac Gulch   (2) Bear Cabin Gulch   (3) Bear Gulch   (4) Boudish Gulch   (5) Buck Gulch   (6) Bull Gulch   (7) Camp Gulch   (8) Cascade Canyon   (9) Cherry Gulch   (10) Chicken Gulch   (11) Circle Dot Gulch   (12) Corral Gulch   (13) Cottonwood Gulch   (14) Davis Gulch   (15) Deep Gulch   (16) Deer Park Gulch   (17) Doe Gulch   (18) Doodlebug Gulch   (19) East Forked Gulch   (20) Fatty Canyon   (21) First Water Gulch   (22) Forked Gulch   (23) Garden Gulch   (24) Gardner Gulch   (25) Gilman Gulch   (26) Golden Castle Gulch   (27) Goodrich Gulch   (28) Granlee Gulch   (29) Grassy Gulch   (30) Harris Gulch   (31) Hayes Gulch   (32) Helm Gulch   (33) House Log Gulch   (34) J Q S Gulch   (35) J V Gulch   (36) Kelly Gulch   (37) Light Gulch   (38) Magpie Gulch   (39) Mckay Gulch   (40) Milk Cabin Gulch   (41) Monument Gulch   (42) Pete Spring Gulch   (43) Red Gulch   (44) Riley Gulch   (45) Rulison Gulch   (46) Scott Gulch   (47) Second Water Gulch   (48) Sheep Gulch   (49) Sheep Kill Gulch   (50) Sheep Trail Hollow   (51) Short Gulch   (52) Smith Gulch   (53) South Fork Starkey Gulch   (54) Spring Gulch   (55) Starkey Gulch   (56) Stone Quarry Gulch   (57) Tank Gulch   (58) Third Water Gulch   (59) Tichner Draw   (60) Timber Gulch   (61) Trail Gulch   (62) West Forked Gulch   (63) Wheeler Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Parachute Town, Colorado

81635 (pop. 5,041)


Cities Nearby Parachute Town, Colorado

Battlement Mesa Cdp, CO  (pop. 4,724) 1.3 Miles
Grand Valley Ccd, CO  (pop. 6,415) 11.8 Miles
De Beque Town, CO  (pop. 442) 11.9 Miles
De Beque Ccd, CO  (pop. 844) 15.1 Miles
Collbran Town, CO  (pop. 385) 15.4 Miles
Rifle City, CO  (pop. 8,675) 15.5 Miles
Rifle Ccd, CO  (pop. 12,193) 15.6 Miles
Collbran Ccd, CO  (pop. 2,450) 18.5 Miles
Silt Town, CO  (pop. 2,497) 22.3 Miles
New Castle Ccd, CO  (pop. 10,505) 25.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Parachute Town, Colorado

970



Elevation in Parachute Town, Colorado is 5,108.0 ft. (1,557.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Parachute Town, Colorado

Lat: 39.451732 N        Long: -108.051530 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Parachute Town, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Parachute Town, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 42   (9.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 45   (10.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 25   (5.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 47   (10.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 60   (13.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 71   (16.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 39   (8.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 27   (6.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 8   (1.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 21   (4.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 37   (8.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 271

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 117

In 3-person carpool : 37

In 4-person carpool : 19

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 11

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 3

Walked : 5

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 22


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 48

5 to 9 minutes : 41

10 to 14 minutes : 32

15 to 19 minutes : 35

20 to 24 minutes : 31

25 to 29 minutes : 77

30 to 34 minutes : 77

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 38

60 to 89 minutes : 34

90 or more minutes : 47


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 32

No Social Security income : 302


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

With retirement income : 33

No retirement income : 301


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 23

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 27

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $44,999 : 13

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 11

$60,000 to $74,999 : 22

$75,000 to $99,999 : 52

$100,000 to $124,999 : 8

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,813


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Parachute Town, Colorado

  • NEW (1490 AM; 0.25 kW; Silt, CO; Owner: Mbc Grand Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Silt, CO; Owner: Mbc Grand Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KRGS (690 AM; 2.3 kW; Battlement Mesa, CO; Owner: Western Slope Communications, L.l.c.)
  • KRGS (690 AM; 0.9 kW; Silt, CO; Owner: Western Slope Communications, L.l.c.)

FM Radio Stations Near Parachute Town, Colorado

  • KENG (101.1 FM; Battlement Mesa, CO; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; Battlement Mesa, CO; Owner: Western Slope Communications, L.l.c.)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Battlement Mesa, CO; Owner: Academy Media Inc.)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Battlement Mesa, CO; Owner: Catholic Hour, Inc.)
  • KJEB (94.5 FM; New Castle, CO; Owner: Wildcat Communications Llc)
  • KJEB (94.5 FM; New Castle, CO; Owner: Wildcat Communications Llc)
  • KAYW (98.1 FM; Rifle, CO; Owner: Western Slope Communications, L.l.c.)
  • KAAI (98.5 FM; Palisade, CO; Owner: Covenant Educational Media, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Parachute Town, Colorado

  • KJCT (Channel 8; Palisade, CO; Owner: Pikes Peak Television, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Parachute Town, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 20  (7.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 36  (13.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 30  (10.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 117  (42.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 35  (17.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 73  (37.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 60  (30.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (3.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 50 Farms In Parachute Town, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Parachute Town, Colorado

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Parachute Town, Colorado

  • Riverside


    (about 15.2 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Garfield County Regional


    (about 15.2 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Walker Field


    (about 33.8 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Grand Junction Regional


    (about 34.1 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Glenwood Springs Municipal


    (about 39.7 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: GWS)

  • Blake Field


    (about 46.2 miles in Austin, Colorado; Airport Code: ZXY)

  • Glen-Aspen


    (about 47.8 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: CQL)

  • North Fork Valley


    (about 48.1 miles in Hotchkiss, Colorado; Airport Code: WPO)

  • Rangely Airport


    (about 58.2 miles in Rangely, Colorado; Airport Code: RNG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Parachute Town, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

63.20%

Carpooled

27.71%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.08%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.60%

Other Means

0.22%

Worked At Home

5.19%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Parachute Town, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 220

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 3

Female householder, no husband present : 32

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 62

Householder not living alone : 17


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 22

All other households : 312


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 100

Renter-occupied housing units : 120

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 27

Renter-occupied housing units : 52


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 21

$25,000 to $29,999 : 19

$30,000 to $34,999 : 27

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 24

$60,000 to $74,999 : 31

$75,000 to $99,999 : 52

$100,000 to $124,999 : 8

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Total : 405


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Occupied : 334

Vacant : 71


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 13

Built 2000 to 2004 : 68

Built 1990 to 1999 : 51

Built 1980 to 1989 : 124

Built 1970 to 1979 : 36

Built 1960 to 1969 : 29

Built 1950 to 1959 : 45

Built 1940 to 1949 : 7

Built 1939 or earlier : 32


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Utility gas : 269

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 10

Electricity : 44

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 4

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 10

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 2

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 4

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $174,999 : 23

$175,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 to $249,999 : 19

$250,000 to $299,999 : 9

$300,000 to $399,999 : 27

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 21

Home equity loan only : 14

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 89

Housing units without a mortgage : 17


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Parachute Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $192,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $163,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $126,400

Built 1970 to 1979 :

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 : $338,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $171,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $312,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Parachute Town, Colorado: 65.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Parachute Town, CO): $31,208
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Parachute Town): $88,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Parachute Town): $577
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Parachute Town, Colorado

Utility Gas: 75.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.1%
Electricity: 23.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Parachute Town, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Parachute Town, Colorado

Alpine Home Health Care Llc


     Address: 602 Jackson Street, Clifton, Colorado 81520
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/5/1991

Hilltop Community Resources


     Address: 1405 Wellington Ave, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/9/1981

Rocky Mountain Health Plans


     Address: 2784 Crossroads Blvd, Grand Junction, Colorado 81502
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 1/4/1995

Home Care Of The Grand Valley


     Address: 1131 N 21st St, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/6/1981

Community Hospital Home Health Services


     Address: 2021 North 12th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/15/1997

Hospitals Close To Parachute Town, Colorado

Grand River Medical Center


     Address: 501 Airport Road, Rifle, Colorado 81650
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Mary's Hospital And Medical Center


     Address: 2635 N 7th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81502
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Community Hospital


     Address: 2021 N 12th St, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Valley View Hospital Association


     Address: 1906 Blake Ave, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Pioneers Medical Center


     Address: 345 Cleveland Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Parachute Town, Colorado

E Dene Moore Care Center


     Address: 701 East 5th Street, Rifle, Colorado 81650
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home-rifle


     Address: 851 East 5th Street, Rifle, Colorado 81650
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Palisade Living Center


     Address: 151 East 3rd, Palisade, Colorado 81526
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Mesa Manor Care Center


     Address: 2901 North 12th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 94%

La Villa Grande Care Center


     Address: 2501 Little Bookcliff Drive, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Parachute Town, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 469 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Parachute Town, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 800
    Disabled Workers: 95
    Widowers Workers: 75
    Spouses Workers: 60
    Children Workers: 50


(updated 2007)



Garfield County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.69%
  • Bush & Cheney 53.87%
  • Other 1.44%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Parachute Town, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Garfield County, CO

11.79 % of Garfield County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $54,296

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Garfield County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Eagle County , CO 1.02 % ($71,077 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 0.90 % ($36,248 AGI )
  • Pitkin County , CO 0.71 % ($92,299 AGI )

Relocation away from Garfield County, CO

9.18 % of Garfield County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $43,305

Colorado Average 10.03 %

0.07 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $50,000

Colorado Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Garfield County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Mesa County , CO 1.51 % ($48,260 AGI )
  • Eagle County , CO 0.59 % ($64,211 AGI )
  • Pitkin County , CO 0.39 % ($34,306 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Parachute Town, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Parachute Town, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0 95 189 187 92 90 0 154 75 77 91 0 91
Robbery 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 92 0 164 77 0 0 91 0 91
Assault 2 8 6 9 6 1 4 2 2 0 4 5 4
    per 100,000 194 759 566 843 554 90 329 154 151 0 362 455 364
Burglary 8 14 12 35 18 9 11 9 9 6 3 25 11
    per 100,000 774 1,328 1,132 3,280 1,661 807 904 695 679 461 272 2,277 1,000
Larceny Theft 41 38 47 47 48 28 26 26 16 6 19 18 10
    per 100,000 3,969 3,605 4,434 4,405 4,428 2,511 2,136 2,008 1,207 461 1,721 1,639 909
Vehicle Theft 2 6 3 4 7 9 5 13 2 2 2 2 1
    per 100,000 194 569 283 375 646 807 411 1,004 151 154 181 182 91
Arson 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 95 0 0 0 0 82 154 75 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 2 2 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
13 15 16 22 18 12 11 13 7 4 6 11 6
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
7 9 9 12 10 6 6 7 4 2 4 6 4


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



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