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Ouray County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 4,922 (all rural); it was 3,742 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 961
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 537
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,150
Renter-occupied apartments: 524 (it was 426 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

34%

Land area: 540 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Ouray County: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (22.9%), Educational, health and social services (17.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Ouray County, CO (2019)
    • 4,67395.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1002.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 440.9%Two or more races
    • 360.7%Asian alone
    • 160.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 150.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

54.7 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 2,507  (50.9%)
Females: 2,415  (49.1%)
Average household size:
Ouray County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,820 ($42,019 in 1999)
This county:

$70,820
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,076 (lower quartile is $718, upper quartile is $1,563)
This county:

$1076
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $516,095 (it was $238,600 in 2000)
Ouray:

$516,095
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $401,457 - $770,271

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $648,880
Here:

$648,880
State:

$487,835

Townhouses or other attached units: $482,886
Here:

$482,886
State:

$416,827

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $419,661
Here:

$419,661
State:

$319,497

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $400,243
Here:

$400,243
State:

$375,475

Mobile homes: $97,660
Here:

$97,660
State:

$102,984

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,946
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $507

Institutionalized population: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 1998: 65 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $250,100
  • 2000: 59 buildings, average cost: $309,800
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2002: 83 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2003: 106 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2004: 82 buildings, average cost: $259,000
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $299,000
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $353,600
  • 2007: 64 buildings, average cost: $333,800
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $363,200
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $446,200
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $418,700
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $504,700
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $462,100
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $441,200
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $495,700
  • 2015: 35 buildings, average cost: $367,100
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $326,900
  • 2017: 45 buildings, average cost: $364,200
  • 2018: 49 buildings, average cost: $386,000
  • 2019: 51 buildings, average cost: $389,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Ouray, CO residents
Average permit cost in Ouray, CO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,581 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,694 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Ouray, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ouray, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ouray, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.5%
Ouray County:

6.5%
Colorado:

9.3%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 54.7 years old
(Males: 54.7 years old, Females: 54.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.7 years old, American Indian residents: 36.8 years old, Asian residents: 56.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 52.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ouray County is $771 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $931 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1159 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ouray, Ridgway, Loghill Village, Portland, Colona.

Ouray County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Henry County, Kentucky , Jefferson County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Ouray, CO
County total employment by year in Ouray, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Ouray, CO

Current college students: 56
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 98.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 49.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 81 (54.8% naturalized citizens)

Ouray County:

1.6%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 312010 or later
  • 152000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 48Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.2%

Ouray County marital status for males Ouray County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,484
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 137
  • 3 or 4: 103
  • 5 to 9: 182
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • 20 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 235
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Ouray County with a mortgage: 836 (15 second mortgage, 99 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 814

Here:

50.7% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ouray County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4991
Evangelical Protestant2404
Mainline Protestant1864
Other1-
None3,510-
Ouray County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Ouray County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Ouray County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

43.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ouray County:

6.6%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Ouray County:

17.3%
State:

18.4%

Agriculture in Ouray County:

Average size of farms: 1126 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,691
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.01%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,344
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,127
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.76
All wheat for grain: 150 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Ouray County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1222% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 468.5 miles away from Ouray County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 545.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 560.4 miles away from the county center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 516.4 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.2 miles away from Ouray County center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 543.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado SEVERE STORMS, MUDSLIDES, LANDSLIDES, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 27, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-719: July 27, 1984, FEMA Id: 719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Colorado FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, Incident Period: July 06, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-396: July 06, 1973, FEMA Id: 396, Natural disaster type: Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-293: September 22, 1970, FEMA Id: 293, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Ouray County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ouray

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,388 (61.7%)
  • Carpooled: 237 (10.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 16 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 209 (9.3%)
  • Worked at home: 386 (17.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (28%)
  • Germany (21%)
  • Colombia (9%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Argentina (7%)
  • South Africa (6%)
  • England (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ouray County


  • English (20%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • German (12%)
  • American (9%)
  • European (6%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Italian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
8 people in nursing homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $71,524.

13.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($93,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.07%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.15% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($34,934 average AGI)
5.91% relocated from other states ($58,639 average AGI)
Ouray County:

5.91%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montrose County, CO  1.38% ($34,724 average AGI)
from San Miguel County, CO  1.14% ($39,208)


8.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.03% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($27,873 average AGI)
3.32% relocated to other states ($25,428 average AGI)
Ouray County:

3.32%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montrose County, CO  1.96% ($47,615 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Births per 1000 population in Ouray County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 5.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Ouray County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ouray County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ouray County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ouray County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ouray County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ouray County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ouray County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ouray County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 682 (619 aged, 63 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 183 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,922
  • Male householders: 1,156 (253 living alone), Female householders: 1,092 (315 living alone)
  • 1,250 spouses (1,250 opposite-sex spouses), 142 unmarried partners, (130 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 919 children (847 natural, 23 adopted, 48 stepchildren), 67 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 67 parents, 0 foster children, 42 other relatives, 207 non-relatives

Size of family households: 1,004 2-persons, 179 3-persons, 160 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 47 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 570 1-person, 242 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

588 married couples with children.
119 single-parent households (59 men, 60 women).

91.8% of residents of Ouray speak English at home.
5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $12,579,000 ($3,039 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $621,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $8,055,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,130,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,000
Federal grants: $1,652,000
Federal procurement contracts: $153,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $586,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $28,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $721,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,127,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 169
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 127
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +472
Here:

+111 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ouray County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.59 millions of gallons per day (31% from ground, 69% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in Ouray County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Ouray County, Colorado
  • 1322014 or later
  • 1612010 to 2013
  • 9352000 to 2009
  • 6781990 to 1999
  • 4091980 to 1989
  • 3611970 to 1979
  • 641960 to 1969
  • 691950 to 1959
  • 951940 to 1949
  • 3221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ouray County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ouray County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ouray County, Colorado
  • 31 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 453 rooms
  • 1344 rooms
  • 3605 rooms
  • 4896 rooms
  • 2257 rooms
  • 1468 rooms
  • 2259+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ouray County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ouray County, Colorado
  • 451 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 443 rooms
  • 1224 rooms
  • 2325 rooms
  • 796 rooms
  • 277 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ouray County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ouray County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ouray County, Colorado
  • 3no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 3472 bedrooms
  • 8803 bedrooms
  • 2694 bedrooms
  • 655+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ouray County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ouray County, Colorado
  • 47no bedroom
  • 931 bedroom
  • 2122 bedrooms
  • 1923 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ouray County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ouray County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ouray County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 3541 vehicle
  • 8002 vehicles
  • 2483 vehicles
  • 1574 vehicles
  • 685+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ouray County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ouray County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 30no vehicle
  • 2401 vehicle
  • 2452 vehicles
  • 693 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

89.4% of Ouray County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Colorado.

Ouray County:

89.4%
State average:

82.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,340
  • Other state: 3,463
  • Northeast: 575
  • Midwest: 977
  • South: 936
  • West: 983
Year householders moved into unit in Ouray County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ouray County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.6%Wood
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 33.1%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.0%Electricity
  • 17.4%Wood
  • 2.5%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 86
Here:

22.8%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

3.3%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

4.8%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Ouray County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $559,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $64,000
  • Charges - Other: $765,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $321,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,809,000
    Health - Other: $1,010,000
    Police Protection: $671,000
    General - Other: $616,000
    Financial Administration: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $348,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $257,000
    General Public Buildings: $218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $127,000
    Correctional Institutions: $85,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $41,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $155,000
    Highways: $117,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $635,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $158,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,932,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,429,000
    Public Welfare: $988,000
    General Local Government Support: $388,000
    Health and Hospitals: $206,000
    Other: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,300,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,486,000
    Other License: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $121,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,682,000

Ouray County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $559,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $64,000
  • Charges - Other: $765,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $321,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,809,000
    Health - Other: $1,010,000
    Police Protection: $671,000
    General - Other: $616,000
    Financial Administration: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $348,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $257,000
    General Public Buildings: $218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $127,000
    Correctional Institutions: $85,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $41,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $155,000
    Highways: $117,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $635,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $158,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,932,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,429,000
    Public Welfare: $988,000
    General Local Government Support: $388,000
    Health and Hospitals: $206,000
    Other: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,300,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,486,000
    Other License: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $121,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,682,000

Ouray County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $559,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $64,000
  • Charges - Other: $765,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $321,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,809,000
    Health - Other: $1,010,000
    Police Protection: $671,000
    General - Other: $616,000
    Financial Administration: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $348,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $257,000
    General Public Buildings: $218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $127,000
    Correctional Institutions: $85,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $41,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $155,000
    Highways: $117,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $635,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $158,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,932,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,429,000
    Public Welfare: $988,000
    General Local Government Support: $388,000
    Health and Hospitals: $206,000
    Other: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,300,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,486,000
    Other License: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $121,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,682,000

Ouray County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $559,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $64,000
  • Charges - Other: $765,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $321,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,809,000
    Health - Other: $1,010,000
    Police Protection: $671,000
    General - Other: $616,000
    Financial Administration: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $348,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $257,000
    General Public Buildings: $218,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $127,000
    Correctional Institutions: $85,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $41,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $85,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $155,000
    Highways: $117,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $635,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $158,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,932,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,429,000
    Public Welfare: $988,000
    General Local Government Support: $388,000
    Health and Hospitals: $206,000
    Other: $112,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,300,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,486,000
    Other License: $165,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $121,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,682,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 21
  • Number of aged recipients: 4
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 17
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 14
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 9
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 17
Most common first names in Ouray County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1577.4 years
Robert1366.8 years
William1274.0 years
James976.3 years
Mary979.1 years
Thomas666.8 years
Evelyn680.2 years
George571.8 years
Ruth587.8 years
Anna578.6 years
Most common last names in Ouray County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson574.8 years
Brown576.6 years
Fedel489.0 years
Jones471.3 years
Lowery484.0 years
Martin482.3 years
Perotti480.0 years
Flor391.0 years
Dickson380.7 years
Fournier383.7 years
Businesses in Ouray County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1True Value2
Comfort Inn1UPS3
FedEx2

Ouray County on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"