Living in Durango, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Durango SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

Durango, CO Crime Report

742
Total Crimes
3,964.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
54.35%
Above National Average

Durango, CO Cost Of Living

124
Durango's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Durango, Colorado Info Snack

The City of Durango is the county seat and the most populous municipality of La Plata County, Colorado, United States. It is home to Fort Lewis College. The United States Census Bureau reported a population of 16,887 in the 2010 census.
Population
18,321
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
9.6%
Median Home
$442,900
Median Income
$63,167
Median Rent
$1,237

Durango, CO Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Durango in Colorado

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Map Of Durango, CO

Population over time in Durango

Year Population % Change
2017 18,321 1.9%
2016 17,986 0.9%
2015 17,817 1.9%
2014 17,486 1.3%
2013 17,268 0.7%
2012 17,145 1.2%
2011 16,936 1.3%
2010 16,722 1.3%
2009 16,501 -
Crime/100k Durango CO USA
Violent Crime 432.8 397.2 368.9
Murder 5.3 3.7 5.0
Robbery 10.7 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 363.3 255.4 246.8
Property Crime 3531.5 2671.6 2199.5
Burglary 293.9 375.2 376.0
Larceny 3034.7 1915.9 1594.6
Car Theft 203.0 380.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Durango

White
80.9% (14,827)
African American
0.5% (99)
American Indian
6.1% (1,118)
Asian
0.4% (77)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (363)
Hispanic
10.0% (1,832)
Race Durango CO USA
White 80.9% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 0.5% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 6.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.0% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Durango, Colorado

Less than $10,000
4.8% (87,936)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.4% (62,373)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.5% (101,485)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (208,338)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (232,367)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.5% (376,287)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (210,639)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.1% (240,036)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.1% (147,498)
$200,000 or more
9.0% (165,136)
Income Durango CO USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.4% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.5% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.5% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.1% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.1% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 9.0% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Durango

Female
51.7% (9,474)
Male
48.3% (8,847)
Gender Durango CO USA
Female 51.7% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Durango for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (183)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (366)
High School / GED
14.0% (2,564)
Some College
23.0% (4,213)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,282)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (5,862)
Master's Degree
11.0% (2,015)
Professional Degree
5.0% (916)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (916)
Education Durango CO USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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