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Durango, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Durango had a population of 19,310 as of July 1, 2018. Durango 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 Durango is located at latitude 37.2733 and longitude -107.8717 in La Plata County. The formal boundaries for the City of Durango (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. La Plata County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,532 feet.

The City of Durango (GNIS ID: 2410374) 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.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Durango is located within Durango Division of La Plata County.


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Durango, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 19,310
Population in Households 17,545
Population in Familes 10,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,765
Population Density2 1,744
Diversity Index3 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,616
Average Household Income $73,775
Per Capita Income $31,475

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,756 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,209 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 914 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $414,957
Average Home Value $457,302
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,965
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,827
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.47% 1.27%
Households 1.38% 1.33%
Families 1.61% 1.24%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Durango, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Durango to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 41 91st
Population Density # 103 78th
Diversity Index # 155 66th
Median Household Income # 247 46th
Per Capita Income # 197 57th

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