Telluride, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Telluride, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Telluride had a population of 2,371 as of July 1, 2015. Telluride ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Telluride is located at latitude 37.9397 and longitude -107.8179 in San Miguel County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Telluride (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Miguel County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,793 feet.

The Town of Telluride (GNIS ID: 2413371) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Telluride population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Telluride: Columbia.

Town of Telluride, CO Boundary Map

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Telluride, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,371
Population in Households 2,370
Population in Familes 1,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 3,214
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,121
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 485 (22.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 636 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,039 (48.1%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $829,339
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,701
Average Household Income $77,554
Per Capita Income $36,663
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.96%
Households 0.61% 1.01%
Families 0.9% 0.94%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Telluride, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Telluride to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 156 66th
Population Density1 # 36 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 236 48th
Median Household Income # 175 62nd
Per Capita Income # 118 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.