Telluride, Colorado Population 2024

2,528

Telluride is a city located in San Miguel County Colorado. Telluride has a 2024 population of 2,528. It is also the county seat of San Miguel County.Telluride is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,623 in 2020.

The average household income in Telluride is $115,161 with a poverty rate of 5.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Telluride is 40.1 years, 37.6 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Telluride Demographics

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

  • White: 98.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,137.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.62% (-95)
The current population of Telluride, Colorado is 2,528 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,623.

Telluride, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,57198.05%
Two or more races281.07%
Other race230.88%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Telluride Population by Race

Telluride Population Pyramid 2024

Telluride Median Age

40.1

Total

37.6

Male

40.8

Female

Telluride Adults

There are 2,161 adults, (231 of whom are seniors) in Telluride.

Telluride Age Dependency

35.9

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Telluride Sex Ratio

Female1,21646.38%
Male1,40653.62%

Telluride Population by Age

Telluride Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2502.158.641.4
Non Family6701.3968.231.8
Married3833.1255.144.9
Female1362.337.562.5
Male613.0321.378.7
showing: 5 rows

2.74

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Telluride Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Telluride Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Telluride Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Telluride Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$58,165

Average Earnings

$59,455

Average Male

$57,586

Average Female

Telluride Earnings by Educational Attainment

Telluride Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Telluride Language

84.03% of Telluride residents speak only English, while 15.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.56% of the population.

Telluride Language

Telluride Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3181255.39%
Other2323100%
Hispanic256238.98%
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5.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.19%

Male Poverty Rate

6.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Telluride

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Telluride is White, with 5.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.42%.

Telluride Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College29.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%
High School
showing: 4 rows

Telluride Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.23%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed44%
Female Employed2.31%
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Telluride Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Telluride Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Telluride Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Telluride Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Telluride Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Telluride Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

74

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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Telluride Veterans by War

count

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Telluride Veterans by Age

count

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Telluride Veterans by Race

Telluride Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Telluride Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.9%

Labor Force Participation

76.7%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Telluride Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Telluride Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Telluride 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

24.56%

Born in Telluride

91.95%

Native Born

8.05%

Foreign Born

5.53%

Non Citizen

2.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.95% of Telluride residents were born in the United States, with 24.56% having been born in Colorado. 5.53% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,378-30-1.25%
20282,408-30-1.23%
20272,438-30-1.22%
20262,468-30-1.2%
20252,498-30-1.19%
20242,528-30-1.17%
20232,558-30-1.16%
20222,588-30-1.15%
20212,618-5-0.19%
20202,6231947.99%
20192,429-18-0.74%
20182,447361.49%
20172,411
20162,411512.16%
20152,360241.03%
20142,336331.43%
20132,303130.57%
20122,290251.1%
20112,265371.66%
20102,228
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Telluride Population by Year