Telluride, Colorado Population 2020

2,494

Telluride is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 2,494, it is the 103rd largest city in Colorado and the 6825th largest city in the United States. Telluride is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually and its population has increased by 7.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,325 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Telluride has a population density of 1,122 people per square mile.

The average household income in Telluride is $88,899 with a poverty rate of 9.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,349 per month, and the median house value is $478,100. The median age in Telluride is 35.6 years, 42.7 years for males, and 31.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.2 males.

Telluride Demographics

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

  • White: 94.14%
  • Asian: 2.74%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Telluride, Colorado is 2,494, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,484.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,325.

Telluride, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71994.14%
Two or More Races502.74%
Asian502.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.38%

Telluride Population Pyramid 2020

Telluride Median Age

35.6


Total

42.7


Male

31.9


Female

Telluride Adults

There are 1,472 adults, (165 of whom are seniors) in Telluride.

Telluride Age Dependency

39.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Telluride Sex Ratio

Female

970

53.12%

Male

856

46.88%

Telluride Households and Families

Telluride Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Telluride Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male71.7%28.3%
Married58.7%41.3%
All43.7%56.3%
Non Family38.1%61.9%
Female0%100%

43.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7942.343.7
Non Family3811.738.1
Married2882.7458.7
Female7930
Male463.2671.7

2.75

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Telluride Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade70.50%
9th to 12th Grade906.46%
High School Graduate1158.25%
Some College14910.69%
Associates Degree151.08%
Bachelors Degree72852.22%
Graduate Degree29020.80%

Telluride Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1281,066861
Hispanic252217150
Asian101010
Multiple Races77
Native American777

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,111$50,074$39,047
Less Than High School$37,548$$37,500
High School Grad$$$
Some College$42,898$36,944$43,352
Bachelors Degree$41,580$48,796$40,679
Graduate Degree$49,286$62,734$37,946

$41,111

Average Earnings

$50,074

Average Male

$39,047

Average Female

Telluride Language

Telluride Language by Age

Telluride Language

74.96% of Telluride residents speak only English, while 25.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.24% of the population.

Telluride Poverty

Telluride Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,387694.97%
Hispanic3766818.09%
Asian504080.00%

9.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.31%

Male Poverty Rate

12.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Telluride

The race most likely to be in poverty in Telluride is Asian, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Telluride is White, with 4.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.90%.

Name Poverty
Some College7.32%
Less Than High School7.22%
High School6.96%
Bachelors or Greater6.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed13.34%
Male Employed1.94%

Telluride Income

Telluride Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,613$88,899
Families$81,042$107,438
Married Families$109,250-
Non Families$51,477$66,459

Telluride Marital Status

Telluride Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Telluride Married by Age and Sex

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 Over 65.

Telluride Marital Status by Race

Telluride Veterans

59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam33
World War II4
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Telluride Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Telluride Employment Status

79.7%

Labor Force Participation

78.5%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Telluride 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

17.42%

Born in Colorado

83.41%

Native Born

16.59%

Foreign Born

13.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.41% of Telluride residents were born in the United States, with 17.42% having been born in Colorado. 13.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,49450.20%
20192,48950.20%
20182,484381.55%
20172,44650.20%
20162,441592.48%
20152,382190.80%
20142,363331.42%
20132,330180.78%
20122,312301.31%
20112,282522.33%
20102,2300.00%