Statewide Claims to Fame

Durango is 2nd in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Durango is 7th in Colorado out of 71 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Durango is 17th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Durango is 20th in Colorado out of 89 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Durango, Colorado Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Durango Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 17,216 33rd 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.9 45th 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,701.6 60th 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Durango Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 4.7% 95th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 15.7% 106th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.7% 60th 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Durango Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.4% 42nd 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 50.7% 26th 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Durango Rank Colorado US
Race - White 85.1% 59th 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 87th 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 6.3% 2nd 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 81st 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 78th 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.0% 47th 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 12.3% 64th 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 78.6% 54th 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Durango Rank Colorado US
Female residents 49.0% 88th 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.9% 99th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Durango Rank Colorado US
Housing units 7,851 36th 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 35.2% 17th 25.7% 25.9%
Households 6,761 37th 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.2% 98th 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $367,700 22nd $236,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 96th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Durango Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $29,503 50th $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $53,674 71st $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.5% 39th 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Durango Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,856 23rd 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $645,329 21st $65,896,788 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $40,285 7th $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $128,091 20th $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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