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Ouray County, CO


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Montrose, CO
Designated Market Area: Denver, CO-NE-WY
USDA County Type (2015): Recreation/Tourism
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 5,100   ( 664 from 2010)
Land area: 540.7 square miles
Population density: 9.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:4,534 88.90% 9.4%
Black:110.22% 83.3%
Indian:250.49% 78.6%
Asian:561.10% 86.7%
2+ races:951.86% 115.9%
Hispanic:3797.43% 93.4%
Total non-White:56611.10% 93.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:73 7.5
Deaths:717.3
Net Migration: 22022.5
Net Immigration: 70.7
Change in White population:391 8.8
Change in Non-White pop.:273 6.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
4,436
4,14393.39%
60.14%
140.32%
300.68%
440.99%
1964.42%
2936.61%

2000
3,742
3,48793.19%
30.08%
320.86%
150.40%
521.39%
1524.06%
2556.81%

1990
2,295
2,16694.38%
00.00%
60.26%
40.17%
n/a
1195.19%
1295.62%

1980
1,925
1,81594.29%
20.10%
00.00%
90.47%
n/a
975.04%
1105.71%

1970
1,546
1,43192.56%
00.00%
20.13%
20.13%
n/a
1127.24%
115 7.44%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
331 8.8
2045.5
73119.5
200.5
656 17.5
38 1.0
1990's
NumberRate
292 12.7
1637.1
1,14149.7
210.9
1,321 57.6
126 5.5
1980's
NumberRate
290 15.1
143 7.4
239 12.4
n/a
351 18.2
19 1.0
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
209 13.5
n/a
384 24.8
-5 -0.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Ouray County, CO

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
56.8
630 12.4%
4,470 87.6%
1,780 34.9%
2,435
2.03
1,464 60.1%
1,302 88.9%
14 1.0%
971 39.9%

2010
NumberPercent
50.0
797 18.0%
3,639 82.0%
777 17.5%
2,022
2.19
1,360 67.3%
1,185 87.1%
61 4.5%
662 32.7%

2000
NumberPercent
42.8
843 22.5%
2,899 77.5%
462 12.3%
1,577
2.36
1,127 71.5%
988 87.7%
61 5.4%
450 28.5%

1990
NumberPercent
39.0
575 25.1%
1,720 74.9%
299 13.0%
938
2.45
671 71.5%
599 89.3%
32 4.8%
267 28.5%

1980
NumberPercent
32.6
548 28.5%
1,377 71.5%
225 11.7%
713
2.70
531 74.5%
481 90.6%
27 5.1%
182 25.5%

2022 Housing Data for Ouray County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units3,448 
Median Value$596,400 
Occupied2,43570.6%
Vacant1,01329.4%
Owned1,86476.6%
Rented57123.4%
Median Rent$1,239 
Single-Family Units2,59275.2%
    Detached2,45771.3%
    Attached1353.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units2607.5%
Mobile Homes2407.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Ouray County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,000572.3%
$10,000 to $14,999461.9%
$15,000 to $19,9991506.2%
$20,000 to $24,999963.9%
$25,000 to $29,999963.9%
$30,000 to $34,999793.2%
$35,000 to $39,9991225.0%
$40,000 to $44,999783.2%
$45,000 to $49,9991154.7%
$50,000 to $59,9991295.3%
$60,000 to $74,9992299.4%
$75,000 to $99,99938115.6%
$100,000 to $124,9992309.4%
$125,000 to $149,9992259.2%
$150,000 to $199,9991325.4%
$200,000 or more27011.1%
Median Household Income78,750 
Per Capita Income47,768 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state100 
Compared to U.S.114 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI230.9%
Public Assistance341.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1857.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,85773.8%
Unemployed953.8%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force1,95277.6%
Not in Labor Force56322.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 26.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector62151154.9%
Non-Profit1139255.1%
Self-Employed39616370.8%
Local Government6412833.3%
State Government202841.7%
Federal Government144324.6%
Total Private + Self1,01767460.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.21129142.0%
Total1,22896556.0%
Pct. Govt.13.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts52624.0%
Sales and Office Occupations46121.0%
Professional, Technical53924.6%
Service Occupations22510.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing432.0%
All others44220.2%
White Collar 69.6%
Industry
 Number%
Construction28513.0%
Professional, scientific, technical27812.7%
Accommodation and food services25211.5%
Health care and social assistance23110.5%
Retail trade1958.9%
Educational services1356.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1175.3%
Transportation and warehousing1064.8%
Public administration984.5%
Finance and insurance934.2%
Manufacturing813.7%
Other services733.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing733.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.683.1%
Information421.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting381.7%
Utilities200.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction80.4%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Ouray County, CO

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1503.04%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American80.16%
Argentinean80.16%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic480.97%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indonesian100.20%
Korean30.06%
Chinese20.04%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English4,51494.2%
Spanish1533.2%
Other Indo-European420.9%
French, Haitian, Cajun370.8%
German, other Germanic300.6%
Other Asian60.1%
Other60.1%
Korean30.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English98419.9%
German85617.3%
Irish4909.9%
Scottish2194.4%
American2084.2%
Scotch-Irish1743.5%
Italian1422.9%
Swedish1422.9%
European1102.2%
French1042.1%
Polish931.9%
Norwegian891.8%
Dutch801.6%
Welsh521.1%
Northern European501.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen4,86998.6%
Not a citizen671.4%
Native4,77896.8%
Foreign-born1583.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Ouray County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
28 0.7%78 1.9%572 13.7%1,428 34.2%1,275 30.5%794 19.0%
  Average years of education: 14.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 28 0.7%
9-12 Years 78 1.9%
H.S. Grad or GED 572 13.7%
Some College 1,428 34.2%
Bach. Degree 1,275 30.5%
Grad Degree 794 19.0%
Average years of education: 14.8

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Ouray County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 1,238 1,118 120 9.7% 5.1%
1991 1,259 1,165 94 7.5% 5.3%
1992 1,316 1,213 103 7.8% 6.1%
1993 1,390 1,323 67 4.8% 5.4%
1994 1,561 1,497 64 4.1% 4.2%
1995 1,693 1,610 83 4.9% 4.0%
1996 1,707 1,605 102 6.0% 4.2%
1997 1,781 1,693 88 4.9% 3.4%
1998 1,838 1,744 94 5.1% 3.6%
1999 1,868 1,798 70 3.7% 3.0%
2000 2,198 2,140 58 2.6% 2.7%
2001 2,340 2,271 69 2.9% 3.8%
2002 2,449 2,349 100 4.1% 5.7%
2003 2,445 2,335 110 4.5% 6.1%
2004 2,683 2,575 108 4.0% 5.6%
2005 2,943 2,841 102 3.5% 5.1%
2006 3,030 2,937 93 3.1% 4.2%
2007 3,077 2,988 89 2.9% 3.7%
2008 3,037 2,924 113 3.7% 4.9%
2009 2,905 2,729 176 6.1% 7.9%
2010 2,148 1,925 223 10.4% 9.2%
2011 2,022 1,807 215 10.6% 8.7%
2012 2,079 1,882 197 9.5% 8.0%
2013 2,126 1,967 159 7.5% 6.7%
2014 2,133 2,010 123 5.8% 5.0%
2015 2,154 2,064 90 4.2% 3.7%
2016 2,166 2,088 78 3.6% 3.1%
2017 2,256 2,196 60 2.7% 2.6%
2018 2,380 2,303 77 3.2% 3.0%
2019 2,437 2,368 69 2.8% 2.7%
2020 2,493 2,292 201 8.1% 7.3%
2021 2,562 2,437 125 4.9% 5.4%
2022 2,521 2,444 77 3.1% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com