Fruita Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Fruita, CO

General Fruita Information

State: Colorado

County: Mesa County

Close cities: De Beque, CO, Fruitvale, CO, Loma, CO, Mack, CO, Whitewater, CO, Grand Junction, CO, Redlands, CO, Clifton, CO, Orchard Mesa, CO, Palisade, CO

Fruita Population (census data)
Total 7,272 (+9.6% since 2000)
Male 3,439 (47.3%)
Female 3,833 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,225 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 86.7 (US Avg is 100)

Fruita Elevation: 4,503 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1894

Land Area: 5.94 square miles

Median Household Income: $46,784

Zip Codes: 81521.

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Fruita Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (85.3%)
  • Hispanic (11.9%)
  • Other race (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (20.1%)
  • English (13.8%)
  • Irish (12.4%)
  • United States (7.4%)
  • Italian (4.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.8%)
Foriegn Born: 138 people (1.9%)
  • Latin America (52.4%)
  • North America (19.0%)
  • Europe (14.3%)
  • Africa (14.3%)

Local Fruita Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Colorado, University of Denver

Fruita School Information

High Schools
Fruita Monument High School (1815 Wildcat Avenue, Fruita, CO, 81521 - Mesa County Valley 51 District)
Middle Schools
Fruita Middle School (239 N Maple, Fruita, CO, 81521 - Mesa County Valley 51 District)
Elementary Schools
Rim Rock Elementary School (1810 J 6 Road, Fruita, CO, 81521 - Mesa County Valley 51 District)
Shelledy Elementary School (353 North Mesa, Fruita, CO, 81521 - Mesa County Valley 51 District)
Other/Private Schools
Fruita 8/9 School (1835 J Road, Fruita, CO, 81521 - Mesa County Valley 51 District)

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