Ouray, Colorado Population 2024

949

Ouray is a city located in Ouray County Colorado. Ouray has a 2024 population of 949. It is also the county seat of Ouray County. Ouray is currently growing at a rate of 1.28% annually and its population has increased by 5.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 901 in 2020.

The average household income in Ouray is $87,820 with a poverty rate of 4.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ouray is 50.3 years, 49.3 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Ouray Demographics

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

  • White: 87.39%
  • Black or African American: 6.45%
  • Two or more races: 4.87%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Other race: 0.3%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,100.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.33% (48)
The current population of Ouray, Colorado is 949 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 901.

Ouray, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White88087.39%
Black or African American656.45%
Two or more races494.87%
Asian100.99%
Other race30.3%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ouray Population by Race

Ouray Population Pyramid 2024

Ouray Median Age

50.3

Total

49.3

Male

52.1

Female

Ouray Adults

There are 871 adults, (317 of whom are seniors) in Ouray.

Ouray Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

57.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ouray Sex Ratio

Female53853.43%
Male46946.57%

Ouray Population by Age

Ouray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4622.1873.426.6
Married2442.7980.319.7
Non Family1971.4164.535.5
Female162.251000
Male52.80100

2.74

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ouray Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91.09%
9th to 12th Grade263.15%
High School Graduate10312.48%
Some College15018.18%
Associates Degree8810.67%
Bachelors Degree30336.73%
Graduate Degree14617.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ouray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ouray Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White759750435
Hispanic49230
2+ Races44188
Black13130
Asian666
Other Race330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Ouray Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,878$51,089$33,816
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$29,167
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$44,971$51,492$34,148
Graduate Degree$75,000$0$0

$42,878

Average Earnings

$51,089

Average Male

$33,816

Average Female

Ouray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ouray Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ouray Language

94.19% of Ouray residents speak only English, while 5.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Ouray Language

Ouray Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White880364.09%
Multiple49612.24%
Hispanic10665.66%
Other33100%

4.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.2%

Male Poverty Rate

5.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ouray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ouray is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ouray is White, with 4.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.9%.

Ouray Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.59%
Some College12.18%
Bachelors or Greater0.45%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Ouray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36%
Female Employed5.73%
Male Employed2.44%
Female Unemployed0%

Ouray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ouray Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$68,750$87,820
Families$82,232$109,816
Married Families$89,231$-999,999,999
Non Families-$57,191

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ouray Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ouray Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Ouray Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ouray Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

121

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam55
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War23
Korea0
World War II0

Ouray Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7453
35 to 5448
18 to 3410
75+10
55 to 640

Ouray Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10012.42%
Black13100%
Hispanic1326.53%
2+ Races818.18%

Ouray Veterans by Race

Ouray Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ouray Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ouray Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ouray Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ouray Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

18.47%

Born in Ouray

95.33%

Native Born

4.67%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

3.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.33% of Ouray residents were born in the United States, with 18.47% having been born in Colorado. 1.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ouray Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,009121.2%
2028997121.22%
2027985121.23%
2026973121.25%
2025961121.26%
2024949121.28%
2023937121.3%
2022925-4-0.43%
2021929283.11%
2020901-149-14.19%
20191,050262.54%
20181,024-4-0.39%
20171,02820.19%
20161,026333.32%
2015993-8-0.8%
20141,001-11-1.09%
20131,01230.3%
20121,009151.51%
2011994-12-1.19%
20101,00600%

Ouray Population by Year