Ouray County, Colorado Population 2022

Ouray County, Colorado's estimated population is 5,342 with a growth rate of 2.49% 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 19.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802,6690.00%
18906,5103,841143.91%
19004,731-1,779-27.33%
19103,514-1,217-25.72%
19202,620-894-25.44%
19301,784-836-31.91%
19402,08930517.10%
19502,103140.67%
19601,601-502-23.87%
19701,546-55-3.44%
19801,92537924.51%
19902,29537019.22%
20104,4562,16194.16%
20114,423-33-0.74%
20124,507841.90%
20134,552451.00%
20144,574220.48%
20154,608340.74%
20164,7891813.93%
20174,813240.50%
20184,82290.19%
20194,9521302.70%
20205,0821302.63%
20215,2121302.56%
20225,3421302.49%
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Ouray County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,64094.89%
Black or African American761.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.06%
Some Other Race110.22%
Two or More Races1402.86%
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Ouray County, Colorado Population by Race

Ouray County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2022

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Ouray County, Colorado Median Age

53.5


Total

53.1


Male

53.7


Female

Ouray County, Colorado Adults

There are 4,171 adults, (1,374 of whom are seniors) in Ouray County, Colorado.

Ouray County, Colorado Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ouray County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,490

50.92%

Male

2,400

49.08%

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
Married84.8%15.2%
All71.7%28.3%
Female57.7%42.3%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Male47.5%52.5%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ouray County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2592.1671.7
Married1,2542.5984.8
Male612.8947.5
Female1113.0657.7
Non Family8331.3555.5

2.62

Average Family Size

2.16

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 Grade591.48%
High School Graduate54013.53%
Some College1,02825.75%
Associates Degree40610.17%
Bachelors Degree1,20330.14%
Graduate Degree75618.94%
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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
Native American202020
Other Race111111
Hispanic10010061
White3,7323,6731,834
2+ Races11711739
Black424211
Islander33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black 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$38,417$44,440$32,280
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$50,543$65,602$35,208
Some College$27,007$33,359$19,500
Bachelors Degree$41,486$52,594$35,096
Graduate Degree$48,750$64,375$43,750

$38,417

Average Earnings

$44,440

Average Male

$32,280

Average Female

Ouray County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ouray County, Colorado Language by Age

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Ouray County, Colorado Language

92.77% of Ouray County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 7.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.66% of the population.

Ouray County, Colorado Language

Ouray County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black763140.79%
Multiple1405539.29%
Hispanic1331410.53%
White4,5532264.96%
OtherNaN%

6.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ouray County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ouray County, Colorado is Black, with 40.79% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.20%.

Ouray County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.78%
High School4.63%
Some College11.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%

Ouray County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.32%
Male Unemployed7.55%
Female Employed9.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%

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$68,893$89,255
Families$79,048$104,384
Married Families$82,059-
Non Families$41,463$62,303
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Income by Household Type

Ouray County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

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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545

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War162
Vietnam254
Korea8
World War II10

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 54108
55 to 64104
65 to 74219
75+99

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White51212.89%
2+ Races3326.83%
Hispanic1414.00%

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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6.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ouray County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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26.91%

Born in Ouray County, Colorado

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.04% of Ouray County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 26.91% having been born in Colorado. 0.90% 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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