Living in Cortez, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Cortez SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cortez, CO Crime Report

267
Total Crimes
3,055.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.97%
Above National Average

Cortez, CO Cost Of Living

93
Cortez's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Cortez, Colorado Info Snack

The City of Cortez is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Montezuma County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 8,482 at the 2010 United States Census.
Population
8,637
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
25.2%
Median Home
$168,300
Median Income
$40,048
Median Rent
$737

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Rankings for Cortez in Colorado

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Map Of Cortez, CO

Population over time in Cortez

Year Population % Change
2017 8,637 0.7%
2016 8,579 -1.2%
2015 8,683 1.3%
2014 8,571 0.7%
2013 8,515 0.2%
2012 8,496 0.5%
2011 8,453 0.2%
2010 8,438 0.3%
2009 8,412 -
Crime/100k Cortez CO USA
Violent Crime 320.4 397.2 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 34.3 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 274.7 255.4 246.8
Property Crime 2735.2 2671.6 2199.5
Burglary 103.0 375.2 376.0
Larceny 2529.2 1915.9 1594.6
Car Theft 103.0 380.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Cortez

White
66.1% (5,705)
African American
0.1% (10)
American Indian
12.7% (1,096)
Asian
0.4% (35)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (23)
Two Or More
2.5% (219)
Hispanic
17.9% (1,549)
Race Cortez CO USA
White 66.1% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 0.1% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 12.7% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 17.9% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Cortez, Colorado

Less than $10,000
8.7% (75,300)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (70,074)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.9% (111,169)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (84,564)
$35,000 to $49,999
21.3% (184,094)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (156,302)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (102,617)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.0% (60,335)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (14,014)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (5,225)
Income Cortez CO USA
Less than $10,000 8.7% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.9% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 21.3% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.0% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Cortez

Female
49.6% (4,284)
Male
50.4% (4,352)
Gender Cortez CO USA
Female 49.6% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Cortez for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (259)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (690)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,591)
Some College
26.0% (2,245)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (604)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,381)
Master's Degree
6.0% (518)
Professional Degree
2.0% (172)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (172)
Education Cortez CO USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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