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Fruitvale, Colorado
The Grand Valley Canal (right, dry in winter) passes through part of Fruitvale.
The Grand Valley Canal (right, dry in winter) passes through part of Fruitvale.
Location of the Fruitvale CDP in Mesa County, Colorado.
Location of the Fruitvale CDP in Mesa County, Colorado.
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Mesa County
Area
 • Total 2.906 sq mi (7.526 km2)
 • Land 2.906 sq mi (7.526 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.000 km2)
Elevation
4,721 ft (1,439 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 7,675
 • Density 2,641/sq mi (1,020/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
81504
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature Fruitvale CDP

Fruitvale is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Mesa County, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of the Fruitvale CDP was 7,675 at the United States Census 2010. The Grand Junction post office (Zip Code 81504) serves Fruitvale postal addresses.

Geography

Fruitvale is located at 39°5′32″N 108°28′53″W / 39.09222°N 108.48139°W / 39.09222; -108.48139 (39.092349, -108.481512).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), all of it land.

Climate

Climate data for Fruitvale, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 38
(3.3)
46
(7.8)
56
(13.3)
65
(18.3)
75
(23.9)
86
(30)
92
(33.3)
90
(32.2)
81
(27.2)
68
(20)
51
(10.6)
41
(5)
65.75
(18.75)
Average low °F (°C) 17
(-8.3)
24
(-4.4)
33
(0.6)
39
(3.9)
48
(8.9)
57
(13.9)
63
(17.2)
61
(16.1)
52
(11.1)
41
(5)
29
(-1.7)
19
(-7.2)
40.25
(4.583)
Source: Intellicast

Demographics

The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Fruitvale CDP for the 1990 United States Census.

Fruitvale CDP, Colorado
Year Pop. ±%
1990 5,222 —    
2000 6,936 +32.8%
2010 7,675 +10.7%
2020 —    
Source: United States Census Bureau
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