Parachute is located in west Colorado. Parachute is part of Garfield County. Parachute has 1.61 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Parachute population is 1,172, which has grown 16.50% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 20.84% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Parachute median household income is $31,302 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 0.30% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.94% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Parachute median house value is $165,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 67.34% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 43.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Parachute is worse than the state average in quality. The Parachute area code is 970.