Telluride, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Telluride Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Telluride Content

Also See: Telluride, CO ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Telluride, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Telluride is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in San Miguel County at latitude 37.9397 and longitude -107.8179. San Miguel County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,793 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Telluride, but most people and references simply refer to it as Telluride, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Telluride indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Telluride: Columbia.

Town of Telluride, CO Boundary Map


Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | CO Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Telluride Division | San Miguel County | Colorado Counties

Search the map for:

Telluride, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,369
Population in Households 2,368
Population in Familes 1,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 3,211
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,119
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 455
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (22.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 632 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,032 (48.0%)
Median Home Value $336,321
Average Home Value $410,678


Median Household Income $55,095
Average Household Income $79,928
Per Capita Income $37,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 1.0%
Households 0.71% 1.05%
Families 1.01% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 154 67th
Population Density1 # 34 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 234 49th
Median Household Income # 189 59th
Per Capita Income # 100 78th

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