Telluride, Colorado Population 2020

1,965
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Telluride is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 1,965, it is the 105th largest city in Colorado and the 6857th largest city in the United States. Telluride is currently declining at a rate of -20.73% annually and its population has decreased by -15.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,325 in 2010. Telluride reached it's highest population of 2,482 in 2018. Spanning over 2 miles, Telluride has a population density of 884 people per square mile.

The average household income in Telluride is $101,248 with a poverty rate of 15.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,412 per month, and the median house value is $410,800. The median age in Telluride is 35.5 years, 42.2 years for males, and 32.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.4 males.

Telluride Demographics

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

  • White: 89.31%
  • Asian: 4.33%
  • Two or more races: 3.92%
  • Other race: 1.93%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Telluride, Colorado is 1,965, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,826.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,325.

Telluride, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,75589.31%
Asian854.33%
Two or More Races773.92%
Some Other Race381.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.51%
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Telluride Population by Race

Telluride Population Pyramid 2020

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Telluride Median Age

35.5


Total

42.2


Male

32.3


Female

Telluride Adults

There are 1,588 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in Telluride.

Telluride Age Dependency

34.4

Age Dependency Ratio

8.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Telluride Sex Ratio

Female

966

49.16%

Male

999

50.84%

Telluride Population by Age

Telluride Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Telluride Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.9%35.1%
All45.1%54.9%
Male41.8%58.2%
Non Family41%59%
Female0%100%

45.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Telluride Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8492.3145.1
Non Family4631.641
Married2623.1264.9
Female693.070
Male553.4941.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Telluride Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade100.69%
9th to 12th Grade483.31%
High School Graduate996.83%
Some College18612.83%
Associates Degree191.31%
Bachelors Degree79354.69%
Graduate Degree29520.34%
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Telluride Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Telluride Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1861,154915
Hispanic242216163
Other Race383838
Asian141414
Multiple Races1212
Native American101010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Telluride Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,481$51,750$41,700
Less Than High School$38,182$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$43,347$$43,750
Bachelors Degree$47,823$48,958$45,577
Graduate Degree$53,611$62,500$48,125

$45,481

Average Earnings

$51,750

Average Male

$41,700

Average Female

Telluride Earnings by Educational Attainment

Telluride Language by Age

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Telluride Language

73.63% of Telluride residents speak only English, while 26.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.53% of the population.

Telluride Language

Telluride Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic35012335.14%
White1,5131006.61%
Asian857183.53%
Other3838100.00%

15.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.31%

Male Poverty Rate

22.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Telluride

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Telluride is White, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.57%.

Telluride Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College22.44%
Less Than High School17.24%
High School11.11%
Bachelors or Greater9.83%

Telluride Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed18.75%
Male Employed1.41%

Telluride Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Telluride Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,356$101,248
Families$127,692$138,224
Married Families$150,476-
Non Families$51,080$67,941
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Income by Household Type

Telluride Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Telluride Married by Age and Sex

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Telluride Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Telluride Marital Status by Race

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Telluride Marital Status

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47

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Telluride Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6422
75+19
65 to 746
35 to 54
18 to 34

Telluride Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White251.73%
2 or More12100.00%
Indian10100.00%

Telluride Veterans by Race

Telluride Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Telluride Veterans by Education

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77.7%

Labor Force Participation

77%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Telluride Employment by Age

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Telluride Employment by Race

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Telluride 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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20.00%

Born in Colorado

83.41%

Native Born

16.59%

Foreign Born

10.94%

Non Citizen

5.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.41% of Telluride residents were born in the United States, with 20.00% having been born in Colorado. 10.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Telluride Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,476511
20201,965-514-20.73%
20192,479514
20191,965-517-20.83%
20182,482656
20181,826-617-25.26%
20172,443522
20171,921-517-21.21%
20162,438466
20161,972-409-17.18%
20152,381362
20152,019-344-14.56%
20142,363507
20141,856-474-20.34%
20132,330316
20132,014-299-12.93%
20122,313193
20122,120-162-7.10%
20112,282170
20112,112-118-5.29%
20102,230-95-100.00%
20102,3250.00%

Telluride Population by Year