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Durango city, Colorado

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Durango city, Colorado
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 18,973
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 18,973
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 16,889
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 16,887
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 913
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 2.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 55.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $442,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,779
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $373
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,237
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 7,167
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 77.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 12.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 91.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 80.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 97.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 52.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 5.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 69.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 65.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 138,012
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 322,059
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 61,150
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 152,094
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 627,737
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $36,462
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 15.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $63,167
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $40,046
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 3,454
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,959
Women-owned firms, 2012 986
Minority-owned firms, 2012 228
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 3,023
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 443
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,810
Population per square mile, 2010 1,701.6
Land area in square miles, 2010 9.92
FIPS Code 0822035
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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