Durango, Colorado Population 2022

18,943
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Durango is a city located in La Plata County Colorado. Durango has a 2020 population of 18,943. It is also the county seat of La Plata County. Durango is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 12.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,893 in 2010.

The average household income in Durango is $100,398 with a poverty rate of 9.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,259 per month, and the median house value is $463,700. The median age in Durango is 34.5 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Durango Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Durangowas:

  • White: 86.29%
  • Native American: 7.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Other race: 2.25%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Durango, Colorado is 18,943 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,943.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,893.

Durango, Colorado Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202156,065-78-0.14%
202056,143-78-0.14%
201956,221-78-0.14%
201856,2997361.31%
201755,5632470.44%
201655,3166291.14%
201554,6878221.50%
201453,8654970.92%
201353,3689171.72%
201252,4515851.12%
201151,8664550.88%
201051,4110.00%

Durango Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,03986.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4197.63%
Two or More Races5062.72%
Some Other Race4182.25%
Asian1150.62%
Black or African American870.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%
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Durango Population by Race

Durango Population Pyramid $2022

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Durango Median Age

34.5


Total

34.8


Male

34.2


Female

Durango Adults

There are 15,715 adults, (2,274 of whom are seniors) in Durango.

Durango Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Durango Sex Ratio

Female

9,550

51.38%

Male

9,038

48.62%

Durango Population by Age

Durango Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Durango Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female29.1%70.9%
Male35.8%64.2%
Non Family38.9%61.1%
All55.3%44.7%
Married80.8%19.2%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Durango Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1632.3655.3
Non Family3,4531.5638.9
Married2,9562.9480.8
Female5504.0429.1
Male2042.9635.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Durango Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade450.36%
9th to 12th Grade2972.36%
High School Graduate1,66313.20%
Some College3,15225.01%
Associates Degree7996.34%
Bachelors Degree4,13732.83%
Graduate Degree2,51019.92%
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Durango Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Durango Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,55410,3536,212
Hispanic1,2711,158186
Native American635631138
Other Race283267
2+ Races155145120
Asian393919
Black182

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 77.42%.

Durango Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,768$44,646$35,899
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$22,442$
High School Graduate$31,673$32,054$30,508
Some College$32,518$36,467$31,162
Bachelors Degree$44,812$50,211$39,306
Graduate Degree$55,833$93,922$46,122

$41,768

Average Earnings

$44,646

Average Male

$35,899

Average Female

Durango Earnings by Educational Attainment

Durango Language by Age

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Durango Language

89.11% of Durango residents speak only English, while 10.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.84% of the population.

Durango Language

Durango Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8088586.21%
Hispanic1,62531219.20%
Native1,02930629.74%
Asian764559.21%
Multiple469285.97%
Black3266.67%
OtherNaN%

9.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.03%

Male Poverty Rate

10.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Durango

The race most likely to be in poverty in Durango is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Durango is Multiple, with 5.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.24%.

Durango Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.07%
High School10.31%
Less Than 9th Grade4.18%
Bachelors or Greater2.36%

Durango Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.74%
Male Unemployed11.76%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed3.98%

Durango Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Durango Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,160$100,398
Families$95,893$141,522
Married Families$114,250-
Non Families$41,848$54,305
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Income by Household Type

Durango Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Durango Married by Age and Sex

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Durango Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Durango Marital Status by Race

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Durango Marital Status

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854

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam384
First Gulf War90
Second Gulf War78
Korea50
World War II47

Durango Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74373
35 to 54198
75+171
55 to 64112
18 to 34

Durango Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8175.91%
Hispanic352.25%
Native American353.45%
Other Race20.67%

Durango Veterans by Race

Durango Veterans by Education

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4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Durango Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Durango Employment by Age

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Durango Employment by Race

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Durango Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.30%

Born in Durango

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

1.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Durango residents were born in the United States, with 32.30% having been born in Colorado. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Durango Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202218,943-10-0.05%
202118,953-10-0.05%
202018,963-10-0.05%
201918,973-10-0.05%
201818,9835122.77%
201718,471400.22%
201618,4313181.76%
201518,1133511.98%
201417,762890.50%
201317,6734162.41%
201217,2572591.52%
201116,9981050.62%
201016,8932,9711.95%
200013,9221,4921.14%
199012,4307810.65%
198011,6491,3161.21%
197010,333-197-0.19%
196010,5303,0713.51%
19507,4591,5722.39%
19405,8874870.87%
19305,4001,2842.75%
19204,116-570-1.29%
19104,6861,3693.52%
19003,3175911.98%
18902,7260.00%

Durango Population by Year