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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Durangowas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Durango
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.
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