Durango, Colorado Population 2020

19,097

Durango is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 19,097, it is the 33rd largest city in Colorado and the 1919th largest city in the United States. Durango is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 13.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,887 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Durango has a population density of 1,300 people per square mile.

The average household income in Durango is $96,916 with a poverty rate of 9.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,237 per month, and the median house value is $442,900. The median age in Durango is 34.4 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

Durango Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Durango was:

  • White: 87.88%
  • Native American: 6.45%
  • Other race: 2.34%
  • Two or more races: 2.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Durango, Colorado is 19,097, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,985.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,887.

Durango, Colorado Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202057,8487691.33%
201957,0797691.35%
201856,3107691.37%
201755,5412830.51%
201655,2586491.17%
201554,6098211.50%
201453,7885010.93%
201353,2879181.72%
201252,3695751.10%
201151,7944510.87%
201051,3430.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,10087.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1826.45%
Some Other Race4282.34%
Two or More Races4222.30%
Black or African American1070.58%
Asian770.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.03%

Durango Population Pyramid 2020

Durango Median Age

34.4


Total

34.8


Male

34


Female

Durango Adults

There are 15,311 adults, (2,192 of whom are seniors) in Durango.

Durango Age Dependency

39.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Durango Sex Ratio

Female

9,474

51.71%

Male

8,847

48.29%

Durango Households and Families

Durango Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Durango Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All55.9%44.1%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Male39.4%60.6%
Female20.2%79.8%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1672.3155.9
Non Family3,4861.5140.6
Married2,9642.9981.2
Female5193.5320.2
Male1983.2239.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Durango Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade460.37%
9th to 12th Grade3032.45%
High School Graduate1,77714.39%
Some College2,85323.11%
Associates Degree8546.92%
Bachelors Degree3,97032.15%
Graduate Degree2,54420.60%

Durango Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,45210,2646,118
Hispanic1,1911,100194
Native American53649888
Other Race224216
Multiple Races181163122
Asian454523
Black2812

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 multiple races people with a rate of 67.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,341$42,293$35,202
Less Than High School$26,992$26,875$
High School Grad$32,280$37,944$29,928
Some College$32,203$34,623$31,398
Bachelors Degree$44,541$55,795$37,601
Graduate Degree$53,967$96,250$41,549

$40,341

Average Earnings

$42,293

Average Male

$35,202

Average Female

Durango Language

Durango Language by Age

Durango Language

87.77% of Durango residents speak only English, while 12.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.03% of the population.

Durango Poverty

Durango Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,7991,1027.99%
Hispanic1,66535021.02%
Multiple34411332.85%
Native847617.20%
Black22100.00%

9.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.77%

Male Poverty Rate

13.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Durango

The race most likely to be in poverty in Durango is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Durango is Native, with 7.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.65%.

Name Poverty
Some College12.22%
High School10.10%
Less Than High School4.02%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.10%
Male Unemployed21.84%
Female Employed9.53%
Male Employed4.62%

Durango Income

Durango Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,167$96,916
Families$91,250$135,643
Married Families$105,379-
Non Families$41,033$53,970

Durango Marital Status

Durango Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Durango Married by Age and Sex

Durango Marriage

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

Durango Marital Status by Race

Durango Veterans

913

Number of Veterans

853

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam382
Second Gulf War152
First Gulf War85
Korea67
World War II59
Name Veterans % of Total
White8946.56%
Hispanic674.30%
Indian131.52%
Other62.20%

$Durango Veterans by Education

5.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Durango Employment Status

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Durango Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

30.78%

Born in Colorado

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.94% of Durango residents were born in the United States, with 30.78% having been born in Colorado. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,097560.29%
201919,041560.29%
201818,9855292.87%
201718,456560.30%
201618,4003381.87%
201518,0623491.97%
201417,713900.51%
201317,6234162.42%
201217,2072461.45%
201116,9611100.65%
201016,8512,9291.93%
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%