Ouray County CO Information


Ouray County Subdivisions

Ouray County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,741
Daytime Population: Workers 2,297
Daytime Population: Residents 2,449
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 4,741
Population in Familes 3,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $58,744
Average Household Income $80,028
Per Capita Income $36,562


Total Housing Units 3,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,567 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 599 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,092 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $425,576
Average Home Value $492,916


Total Households 2,166
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,450
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 1.12%
Households 0.95% 1.14%
Families 0.89% 1.09%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.5%


Ouray County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ouray County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 52 20th
Population Density # 35 47th
Diversity Index # 62 6th
Median Household Income # 22 67th
Per Capita Income # 14 80th

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