Durango

Durango is a small mountain community in the southwest corner of Colorado near the border of New Mexico.

Welcome to Durango

Durango is a small mountain community in the southwest corner of Colorado near the border of New Mexico, where the Old West lives on. A haven for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers, this town gives residents easy access to hiking trails, river sports, ski slopes, and other assorted outdoor activities. Home to Fort Lewis College, it’s also a popular tourist stop year-round. Historic Main Ave is brimming with bars, restaurants, and boutique shops.
 
Homes for sale in Durango range from large, custom-built country houses to smaller dwellings lining modest suburban streets. Many are Craftsman-style homes, with Victorian and contemporary influences prevalent as well. Residences in the area often favor open layouts and energy-saving elements, making them well-suited for mountain life. The surrounding mountains allow for fantastic views, and many homes have been specifically designed for appreciating the area’s abundant natural beauty.

 
Animas Valley Downtown Durango Durango West
Florida/Edgemont Area North County Area North Downtown Durango
Purgatory Resort Area Tamarron & Glacier Three Springs

Overview for Durango, CO

18,953 people live in Durango, where the median age is 36.5 and the average individual income is $41,294. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

18,953

Total Population

36.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$41,294

Average individual Income

Around Durango, CO

There's plenty to do around Durango, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

20
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
57
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Chalkboard Kitchen, Manny Fresh Co, and Old Barrel Tea Company.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.71 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.56 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.65 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.52 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Durango, CO

Durango has 7,859 households, with an average household size of 2.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Durango do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,953 people call Durango home. The population density is 1,287.21 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

18,953

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.5

Median Age

49.53 / 50.47%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,859

Total Households

2.19

Average Household Size

$41,294

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Durango, CO

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Durango. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mountain Middle School
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
5/5
Robert DeNier Youth Services Center
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Columbine Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Columba School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Children's House Of Durango
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Durango Big Picture High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Miller Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Needham Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Riverview Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
District 9-R Shared School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Colorado Connections Academy @ Durango
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
The Liberty School
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available

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