CO

National Population : 333,590,059
Colorado State Population : 5,605,608

About Durango, CO

Durango, CO is located in La Plata County in the state of Colorado.

The total City Population for Durango is about 20,203 with about 498 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 40,336.

The Average Home Value is $401,900.00, which is roughly 34% higher than the Average Home Value of $264,378.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 53% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $66,515.50, which is roughly 8% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,414.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 14% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Durango is about 4.3%.

Colorado is ranked #9 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 71.88 out of 100.

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Voting

La Plata County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 30.72% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 57.61%
Republican: 39.91%
Libertarian: 1.49%
Other: 0.64%
Green: 0.36%


Nearby Locations

Chimney Rock, CO (12.07 mi.)
Bayfield, CO (12.07 mi.)
Hesperus, CO (16.01 mi.)
S Ute Indian, CO (19.95 mi.)
Ignacio, CO (19.95 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 81301, 81303
Latitude : 37.144884
Longitude : -107.877732
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 6238 ft.
Area Code(s) : 970

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.35
Male Population Estimate : 45.65%
Female Population Estimate : 43.72%
Median Age : 38.6
Male Median Age : 37.3
Female Median Age : 40.1

White Population Estimate : 81.17%
Black Population Estimate : 0.80%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 9.98%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.04%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Indian Population Estimate : 5.17%
Other Population Estimate : 3.74%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Durango specifically.
Average # of Homicides for La Plata County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for La Plata County: About 175 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

La Plata County is about 21% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 39% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.