Ouray County, Colorado Population 2021

Ouray County, Colorado's estimated population is 5,212 with a growth rate of 2.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ouray County, Colorado is the 53rd largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 4,456 and has seen a growth of 16.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,2121302.56%
20205,0821302.63%
20194,9521302.70%
20184,82290.19%
20174,813240.50%
20164,7891813.93%
20154,608340.74%
20144,574220.48%
20134,552451.00%
20124,507841.90%
20114,423-33-0.74%
20104,4562,16194.16%
19902,29537019.22%
19801,92537924.51%
19701,546-55-3.44%
19601,601-502-23.87%
19502,103140.67%
19402,08930517.10%
19301,784-836-31.91%
19202,620-894-25.44%
19103,514-1,217-25.72%
19004,731-1,779-27.33%
18906,5103,841143.91%
18802,6690.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.56%
County Website
Founded
January 18, 1877
County Seat
2010 Population
4,456
Growth Since 2010
16.97%
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Ouray County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,68497.66%
Two or More Races400.83%
Asian350.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.33%
Black or African American150.31%
Some Other Race30.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.06%
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Ouray County, Colorado Population by Race

Ouray County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Ouray County, Colorado Median Age

54.1


Total

54.1


Male

54.2


Female

Ouray County, Colorado Adults

There are 4,033 adults, (1,330 of whom are seniors) in Ouray County, Colorado.

Ouray County, Colorado Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ouray County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,359

49.19%

Male

2,437

50.81%

Ouray County, Colorado Population by Age

Ouray County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ouray County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All72.3%27.7%
Female69.2%30.8%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Male34.7%65.3%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ouray County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1632.2272.3
Married1,1932.7183.1
Non Family7941.3559.9
Female1042.7569.2
Male722.7934.7

2.67

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Ouray County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade862.23%
High School Graduate61315.92%
Some College1,02326.56%
Associates Degree2897.50%
Bachelors Degree1,08128.07%
Graduate Degree75919.71%
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Ouray County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ouray County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7013,6151,760
Hispanic919151
2+ Races404013
Native American161616
Islander33
Other Race333

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%.

Ouray County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,486$41,917$33,807
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$39,451$54,583$
Some College$30,479$33,906$24,643
Bachelors Degree$44,896$53,409$40,875
Graduate Degree$44,750$$44,938

$38,486

Average Earnings

$41,917

Average Male

$33,807

Average Female

Ouray County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ouray County, Colorado Language by Age

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Ouray County, Colorado Language

91.46% of Ouray County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.73% of the population.

Ouray County, Colorado Language

Ouray County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,5832725.93%
Asian3535100.00%
Multiple402767.50%
Hispanic971010.31%

7.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.70%

Male Poverty Rate

7.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ouray County, Colorado

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ouray County, Colorado is White, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.83%.

Ouray County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School10.60%
Some College8.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.62%
Less Than 9th Grade3.49%

Ouray County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.43%
Male Employed8.51%
Male Unemployed7.02%
Female Employed6.25%

Ouray County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ouray County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,417$89,953
Families$79,071$104,136
Married Families$86,375-
Non Families$40,667$64,342
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Income by Household Type

Ouray County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ouray County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Ouray County, Colorado 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.

Ouray County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Ouray County, Colorado Marital Status

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488

Number of Veterans

453

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam261
First Gulf War95
Second Gulf War42
Korea17
World War II14

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74200
75+101
55 to 6485
35 to 5481
18 to 3421

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White48212.25%
Hispanic1010.99%
2+ Races615.00%

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ouray County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Ouray County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Ouray County, Colorado 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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27.34%

Born in Ouray County, Colorado

98.31%

Native Born

1.69%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.31% of Ouray County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 27.34% having been born in Colorado. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ouray County, Colorado Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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