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Ouray County, Colorado

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Ouray County, Colorado
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4,952
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 4,952
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 4,442
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 4,874
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 4,436
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
2.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent
15.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
27.3%
Female persons, percent
49.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
96.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
6.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
90.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 488
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 1.7%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,392
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 72.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $449,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,840
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $486
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,223
Building permits, 2020 71
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 2,163
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.22
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 8.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 95.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 85.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 97.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 47.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 53.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 21,541
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,901
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,933
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 22,560
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $4,980
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 28.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $66,417
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $41,160
Persons in poverty, percent
6.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 301
Total employment, 2019 1,326
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 52,268
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 9.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 945
All firms, 2012 1,070
Men-owned firms, 2012 481
Women-owned firms, 2012 353
Minority-owned firms, 2012 25
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 963
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 75
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 913
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 8.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 541.59
FIPS Code 08091
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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