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COLORADO RIVER VALLEY
ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT
PARTNERSHIP
Parachute  •  Battlement Mesa  •  Rifle  •  Silt  •  New Castle  •  Garfield County

BETTER JOBS CLOSER TO HOME

Healthy Communities, Economic Prosperity & Upward Mobility for All

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ABOUT

A NEW VISION OF ECONOMIC PROSPERITY FOR THE NEXT 40 YEARS...

The Colorado River Valley Economic Development Partnership (
CRVEDP) is a coalition of regional stakeholders dedicated to building community, upward mobility and regional prosperity throughout West Garfield County.

 
Working closely with state agencies, municipal & county government, higher learning institutions, & public/private partners across the region— our work is focused on cultivating an affordable and innovative economic landscape ideal for good-paying jobs, entrepreneurial ecosystems, workforce training, outdoor recreation, sustainable food systems, affordable housing, quality healthcare, social services, biodiversity, multi-cultural belonging, and opportunities for upward mobility for all West Garfield County residents.

DATA
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Parachute, Colorado (Source: WorldPopulationReview.com)

Average Household Income          $51,986

Growth Rate Since 2020 Census    4.32%

Median Rental Costs                       $854/mo

Median House Value                       $194,600

Median Age                                     32.8 Males  |  31 Females

Poverty Rate                                     20.62%

Battlement Mesa, Colorado (Source: WorldPopulationReview.com)

Average Household Income          $84,583

Growth Rate Since 2020 Census    3.57%

Median Rental Costs                       $774/mo

Median House Value                       $207,200

Median Age                                     32.2 Males  |  40.9 Females

Poverty Rate                                     4.17%

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Rifle, Colorado (Source: WorldPopulationReview.com)

Average Household Income          $73,113

Growth Rate Since 2020 Census    2.41%

Median Rental Costs                       $1,040/mo

Median House Value                       $275,700

Median Age                                     32.4 Males  |  30.5 Females

Poverty Rate                                     7.55%

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New Castle, Colorado (Source: WorldPopulationReview.com)

Average Household Income          $103,058

Growth Rate Since 2020 Census    1.63%

Median Rental Costs                       $1,377/mo

Median House Value                       $384,800

Median Age                                     32.2 Males  |  31.5 Females

Poverty Rate                                     4.10%

Silt, Colorado (Source: WorldPopulationReview.com)

Average Household Income          $70,974

Growth Rate Since 2020 Census    3.45%

Median Rental Costs                       $1,439/mo

Median House Value                       $301,900

Median Age                                     30.8 Males  |  31.5 Females

Poverty Rate                                     7.74%

Garfield County, Colorado              Local Weather

Garfield County Economic Update

Colorado Mesa University, Q1 2022

Garfield County Profile

2020 United States Census Bureau

Regional Industry Reports

Strategic Airport Competitive Economic Development

  Final Study and Financial Operations Pro-Forma Plan, 2010

Garfield County Economic Overview

  Colorado Workforce Center, 2022

Garfield County Comprehensive Plan 2030 | Housing Appendix

  Garfield County, 2022

West Mountain Regional Housing Coalition

  Serving Pitkin, Eagle, and Garfield Counties, 2022

Office of Economic Development & International Trade

  Key Industries of Colorado, 2022

K-12 Schools                 

Garfield RE-2

Garfield District 16

 

Post-Secondary Schools

Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Northwestern Community College

CMC First Responders & Public Safety

Educational Pathways to Innovative Careers (EPIC)

Regional Transportation Hub

Rifle Garfield County Airport        Elevation 5,536'

Eagle County Regional Airport     Elevation 6,547'

BNSF Rail

Amtrak

Greyhound

Alpine Flight Pilot Training, Gypsum | Eagle County

Public Lands

Bureau of Land Management

White River National Forest, USFS

Key Partnering Colorado Agencies

Office of Economic Development & International Trade (OEDIT)

Department of Local Affairs (DOLA)

Colorado Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE)

Hospitals & Health Care

Grand River Health Clinic West, Parachute / Battlement Mesa

Grand River Health, Rifle Hospital District

Valley View Hospital, Glenwood Springs

Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen
St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction

Grand Junction VA Medical Center, Grand Junction

Mountain Family Health Centers

State Designated Trauma Centers

Mountain Family Health Centers

Aspen Hope Center

Mind Springs Health

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