Ouray, Colorado Population 2021

1,082
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Ouray is a city located in Ouray County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Ouray County. With a 2020 population of 1,082, it is the 147th largest city in Colorado and the 9988th largest city in the United States . Ouray is currently growing at a rate of 2.27% annually and its population has increased by 8.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,000 in 2010. Ouray reached it's highest population of 1,082 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Ouray has a population density of 1,254 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ouray is $87,716 with a poverty rate of 8.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $865 per month, and the median house value is $374,200. The median age in Ouray is 46 years, 44.7 years for males, and 48.2 years for females.

Ouray Demographics

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

  • White: 95.89%
  • Asian: 3.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ouray, Colorado is 1,082 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,010.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,000.

Ouray, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White95795.89%
Asian353.51%
Two or More Races60.60%
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Ouray Population by Race

Ouray Population Pyramid $2021

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Ouray Median Age

46


Total

44.7


Male

48.2


Female

Ouray Adults

There are 882 adults, (248 of whom are seniors) in Ouray.

Ouray Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ouray Sex Ratio

Female

525

52.61%

Male

473

47.39%

Ouray Population by Age

Ouray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ouray Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All68.9%31.1%
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Male0%100%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ouray Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4442.2568.9
Non Family2171.5653.5
Married1892.9389.9
Female302.9366.7
Male82.250

2.75

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Ouray Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade192.39%
High School Graduate13717.21%
Some College18723.49%
Associates Degree526.53%
Bachelors Degree20726.01%
Graduate Degree19424.37%
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Ouray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ouray Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White788769395
2+ Races666
Hispanic22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ouray Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,958$52,656$34,625
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$32,130$35,469$30,515
Bachelors Degree$53,162$53,824$41,375
Graduate Degree$54,333$$54,479

$38,958

Average Earnings

$52,656

Average Male

$34,625

Average Female

Ouray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ouray Language by Age

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Ouray Language

91.90% of Ouray residents speak only English, while 8.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.33% of the population.

Ouray Language

Ouray Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White955454.71%
Asian3535100.00%

8.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.57%

Male Poverty Rate

5.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ouray

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ouray is White, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.97%.

Ouray Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School18.98%
Some College7.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Ouray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed12.50%
Female Employed2.99%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ouray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ouray Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,194$87,716
Families$74,219$113,256
Married Families$95,804-
Non Families$54,821$60,855
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Income by Household Type

Ouray Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ouray Married by Age and Sex

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Ouray Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ouray Marital Status by Race

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Ouray Marital Status

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120

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War39
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War19
Korea3
World War II

Ouray Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5451
75+41
18 to 3419
65 to 749
55 to 64

Ouray Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11413.56%
2+ Races6100.00%

Ouray Veterans by Race

Ouray Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ouray Veterans by Education

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70.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ouray Employment by Age

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Ouray Employment by Race

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Ouray 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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23.95%

Born in Ouray

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Ouray residents were born in the United States, with 23.95% having been born in Colorado. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ouray Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,082242.27%
20201,058242.32%
20191,034242.38%
20181,010-8-0.79%
20171,0180.00%
20161,018303.04%
2015988-12-1.20%
20141,000-12-1.19%
20131,01240.40%
20121,008141.41%
2011994-12-1.19%
20101,0060.00%

Ouray Population by Year