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Total population: 16,627 (Urban population: 16,478 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 149 (all nonfarm))

Durango,CO index of house prices


Houses: 5,813 (5,489 occupied: 2,857 owner occupied, 2,632 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

48%
State:

49%

Housing density: 857 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $376,969.


Median contract rent in 2009: $852 (lower quartile is $662, upper quartile is $1,169)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $764


Median gross rent in Durango, CO in 2009: $967


Housing units in Durango with a mortgage: 1,503 (116 second mortgage, 139 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 797


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $78,906


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $42,500


Median monthly housing costs: $1,025





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Durango, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $372,293 (it was $176,300 in 2000)
Durango:

$372,293
Colorado:

$237,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $244,721 - $495,641

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $303,850
Here:

$303,850
State:

$322,490

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,985
Here:

$111,985
State:

$250,501

In 2-unit structures: $173,760
Here:

$173,760
State:

$264,083

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,575
Here:

$82,575
State:

$224,676

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $75,380
Here:

$75,380
State:

$210,473

Mobile homes: $23,824
Here:

$23,824
State:

$53,488

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,124
Here:

$6,124
State:

$69,208

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,325
  • In family households: 7,821 (1,936 male householders, 742 female householders)
    1,940 spouses, 2,702 children (2,493 natural, 112 adopted, 97 stepchildren), 115 grandchildren, 72 brothers or sisters, 33 parents, 93 other relatives, 188 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,504 (1,372 male householders (735 living alone)), 1,488 female householders (983 living alone)), 1,644 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,696 (305 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,303 2-persons, 621 3-persons, 495 4-persons, 197 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,718 1-person, 742 2-persons, 302 3-persons, 87 4-persons, 11 6-persons.

1,389 married couples with children.
729 single-parent households (172 men, 557 women).

89.1% of residents of Durango speak English at home.
6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 382 (2.7%)
(35.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.9

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Durango, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 23
  • 3 rooms: 141
  • 4 rooms: 315
  • 5 rooms: 686
  • 6 rooms: 658
  • 7 rooms: 388
  • 8 rooms: 353
  • 9 or more rooms: 281
  • 1 room: 165
  • 2 rooms: 269
  • 3 rooms: 474
  • 4 rooms: 812
  • 5 rooms: 551
  • 6 rooms: 202
  • 7 rooms: 120
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9 or more rooms: 24
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Durango, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 98
  • 2 bedrooms: 662
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,392
  • 4 bedrooms: 553
  • 5+ bedrooms: 140
  • no bedroom: 197
  • 1 bedroom: 620
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,097
  • 3 bedrooms: 595
  • 4 bedrooms: 101
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Durango, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 139
  • 1 vehicle: 702
  • 2 vehicles: 1,351
  • 3 vehicles: 534
  • 4 vehicles: 101
  • 5+ vehicles: 30
  • no vehicle: 362
  • 1 vehicle: 1,227
  • 2 vehicles: 775
  • 3 vehicles: 218
  • 4 vehicles: 43
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 154
  • 2000 to 2004: 800
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,216
  • 1980 to 1989: 675
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,362
  • 1960 to 1969: 474
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,204
  • 1940 to 1949: 406
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,667

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Durango, CO house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Durango, CO:

  • Less than $10,000: 55
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 27
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 27
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 33
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 37
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 19
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 11
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 22
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 29
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 0
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 3
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 6
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 22
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 37
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 121
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 131
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 220
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 713
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 732
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 614
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 251
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 225
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 48
  • $1,000,000 or more: 30
 


Durango rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Durango:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 18
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 7
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 8
  • $400 to $449: 10
  • $450 to $499: 93
  • $500 to $549: 68
  • $550 to $599: 28
  • $600 to $649: 204
  • $650 to $699: 215
  • $700 to $749: 241
  • $750 to $799: 133
  • $800 to $899: 398
  • $900 to $999: 397
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 475
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 643
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 434
  • $2,000 or more: 9
  • No cash rent: 145
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 108
  • 1990 to 1994: 78
  • 1985 to 1989: 48
  • 1980 to 1984: 29
  • 1975 to 1979: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 35
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1965 to 1969: 56


Durango, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.7%
Number of people working at home: 472 (6.5% of all workers)


Durango commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 416
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2000
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2091
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 947
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 453
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 109
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 335
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 23
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 89
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 144
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 123
  • 90 or more minutes: 34
 


Durango mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,561 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 865 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 172 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 303 (4%)
  • Walked: 812 (11%)
  • Other means: 44 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 472 (7%)
 


Durango, CO household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 646
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 419
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 425
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 518
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 352
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 415
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 317
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 249
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 226
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 536
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 463
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 453
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 206
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 110
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 106
  • $200,000 or more: 97
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2209
 German: 1749
 Irish: 1301
 English: 1246
 Italian: 565
 United States or American: 552
 European: 544
 Scottish: 374
 Scotch-Irish: 343
 Swedish: 315
 French (except Basque): 234
 Norwegian: 222
 Dutch: 191
 Polish: 164
 Welsh: 138
 British: 110
 Russian: 104
 French Canadian: 74
 Scandinavian: 63
 Swiss: 57
 Danish: 52
 Czech: 49
 Czechoslovakian: 38
 Austrian: 36
 Finnish: 34
 Belgian: 29
 Northern European: 28
 Subsaharan African:: 24
 Hungarian: 23
 Greek: 20
 Celtic: 19
 Canadian: 19
 Slavic: 16
 Arab:: 13
 New Zealander: 13
 Basque: 11
 Pennsylvania German: 11
 Croatian: 10
 Lithuanian: 9
 Ethiopian: 9
 Australian: 9
 Slovak: 8
 Egyptian: 7
 Eastern European: 7
 Bulgarian: 7
 Brazilian: 7
 African: 7
 Other Arab: 6
 Portuguese: 5
 Acadian/Cajun: 5
 Armenian: 5
 Ukrainian: 5
 Slovene: 4
 Iranian: 4
 South African: 4
 Zimbabwean: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (43%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Austria (4%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Italy (3%)


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

  • This state: 5043
  • Northeast: 1025
  • Midwest: 2555
  • South: 1835
  • West: 3031

40% of Durango residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 36% lived in Colorado.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 69
  • 7th and 8th grade: 66
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 92
  • 11th grade: 70
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 88
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 701
  • Less than 1 year of college: 239
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 775
  • Associate degree: 186
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,058
  • Master's degree: 301
  • Professional school degree: 202
  • Doctorate degree: 157

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 59
  • 7th and 8th grade: 104
  • 9th grade: 31
  • 10th grade: 73
  • 11th grade: 36
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 77
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 750
  • Less than 1 year of college: 250
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 665
  • Associate degree: 239
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,234
  • Master's degree: 411
  • Professional school degree: 59
  • Doctorate degree: 45

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 9.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.9%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 32.4%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 10.3%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 26.8%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 8.6%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.1%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 3.3%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $44,197
  • Black householders: $24,466
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $35,612
  • Asian householders: $14,952
  • Some other race householders: $29,090
  • Two or more races householders: $36,061
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $28,939
Durango household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Durango household income for Black householders
Durango household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Durango household income for Asian householders
Durango household income for Some other race householders
Durango household income for Two or more races householders
Durango household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Durango marital status for males
Durango marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $396,577
  • Black or African American householders: $343,151
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $290,358
  • Asian householders: $407,346
  • Some other race householders: $277,688
  • Two or more races householders: $358,566
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $317,599

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,288
  • One, attached: 365
  • Two: 395
  • 3 or 4: 385
  • 5 to 9: 412
  • 10 to 19: 365
  • 20 to 49: 171
  • 50 or more: 139
  • Mobile homes: 281
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Durango:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Durango
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (90.6%)
  • Electricity (6.3%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (70.4%)
  • Electricity (27.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 135
Here:

14.7%
Colorado:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

5.0%
Colorado:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 106
Here:

3.6%
Colorado:

16.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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