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Demographics Analysis

The people of La Plata County, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 1,436

5 to 9 years : 1,527

10 to 14 years : 1,460

15 to 17 years : 847

18 and 19 years : 1,096

20 years : 300

21 years : 170

22 to 24 years : 1,406

25 to 29 years : 2,088

30 to 34 years : 1,765

35 to 39 years : 1,919

40 to 44 years : 1,473

45 to 49 years : 1,673

50 to 54 years : 2,058

55 to 59 years : 2,177

60 and 61 years : 832

62 to 64 years : 998

65 and 66 years : 475

67 to 69 years : 720

70 to 74 years : 1,013

75 to 79 years : 675

80 to 84 years : 289

85 years and over : 179

Female:

Under 5 years : 1,350

5 to 9 years : 1,409

10 to 14 years : 1,381

15 to 17 years : 941

18 and 19 years : 1,055

20 years : 401

21 years : 265

22 to 24 years : 998

25 to 29 years : 1,753

30 to 34 years : 1,676

35 to 39 years : 1,592

40 to 44 years : 1,734

45 to 49 years : 1,705

50 to 54 years : 2,141

55 to 59 years : 2,470

60 and 61 years : 835

62 to 64 years : 780

65 and 66 years : 653

67 to 69 years : 715

70 to 74 years : 660

75 to 79 years : 605

80 to 84 years : 417

85 years and over : 427


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(La Plata County, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 49,934

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 172

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 340

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 907

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,186


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 2,355

5 to 17 years : 4,407

18 to 24 years : 2,565

25 to 34 years : 2,566

35 to 44 years : 1,646

45 to 54 years : 1,878

55 to 59 years : 861

60 and 61 years : 413

62 to 64 years : 452

65 to 74 years : 748

75 years and over : 874

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 418

5 to 17 years : 2,714

18 to 24 years : 2,965

25 to 34 years : 4,386

35 to 44 years : 4,525

45 to 54 years : 5,324

55 to 59 years : 3,415

60 and 61 years : 1,224

62 to 64 years : 1,312

65 to 74 years : 3,357

75 years and over : 1,529

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 99

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 19

35 to 44 years : 221

45 to 54 years : 84

55 to 59 years : 41

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 35

75 years and over : 4

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 13

5 to 17 years : 345

18 to 24 years : 152

25 to 34 years : 311

35 to 44 years : 326

45 to 54 years : 291

55 to 59 years : 330

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 96

75 years and over : 185


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 5,468

Now married, except separated : 4,878

Divorced : 1,649

Separated : 60

Widowed : 810

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 8,078

Now married, except separated : 15,781

Divorced : 3,839

Separated : 159

Widowed : 986

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 40

Now married, except separated : 347

Divorced : 22

Separated : 0

Widowed : 4

Foreign born:

Never married : 472

Now married, except separated : 841

Divorced : 282

Separated : 0

Widowed : 260


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 946

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 2,877

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,079

$15,000 to $24,999 : 2,381

$25,000 to $34,999 : 1,360

$35,000 to $49,999 : 1,752

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,208

$65,000 to $74,999 : 292

$75,000 or more : 970

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 2,359

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 4,826

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,230

$15,000 to $24,999 : 4,282

$25,000 to $34,999 : 3,426

$35,000 to $49,999 : 4,044

$50,000 to $64,999 : 2,890

$65,000 to $74,999 : 1,325

$75,000 or more : 3,461

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 0

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 54

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $24,999 : 50

$25,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $49,999 : 35

$50,000 to $64,999 : 0

$65,000 to $74,999 : 15

$75,000 or more : 227

Foreign born:

No income : 225

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 371

$10,000 to $14,999 : 137

$15,000 to $24,999 : 277

$25,000 to $34,999 : 424

$35,000 to $49,999 : 151

$50,000 to $64,999 : 109

$65,000 to $74,999 : 68

$75,000 or more : 93


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 22,860

Born in other state of the United States : 30,177

Native; born outside the United States : 79,087

Foreign born : 25,500


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Under 3 years : 1,706

3 and 4 years : 1,080

5 years : 484

6 to 8 years : 1,557

9 to 11 years : 2,108

12 to 14 years : 1,628

15 to 17 years : 1,768


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 1,306

$10,000 to $14,999 : 808

$15,000 to $19,999 : 990

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,094

$25,000 to $29,999 : 967

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,077

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,022

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,053

$45,000 to $49,999 : 809

$50,000 to $59,999 : 2,047

$60,000 to $74,999 : 2,461

$75,000 to $99,999 : 2,932

$100,000 to $124,999 : 1,665

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1,216

$150,000 to $199,999 : 994

$200,000 or more : 829


(updated 2013)





Total Population In La Plata County, Colorado is 52,539



(updated 2013)



Male Population in La Plata County, Colorado: 26,576
Female Population in La Plata County, Colorado: 25,963


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in La Plata County, Colorado: 37.4
Median Female Resident Age in La Plata County, Colorado: 40.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in La Plata County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

40.6

Male

39.5

Female

41.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.7

Male

28.3

Female

29.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.4

Male

25.5

Female

25.4

Asian


Both sexes

33.6

Male

28.9

Female

36.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

29.5

Male

27.0

Female

35.3

Other


Both sexes

29.8

Male

28.5

Female

31.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.8

Male

20.5

Female

22.9

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.9

Male

27.2

Female

28.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.5

Male

40.3

Female

42.8


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,488

No health insurance coverage : 177

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,229

No health insurance coverage : 360

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,848

No health insurance coverage : 1,098

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,409

No health insurance coverage : 1,270

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,436

No health insurance coverage : 897

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,626

No health insurance coverage : 1,019

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,457

No health insurance coverage : 550

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,137

No health insurance coverage : 71

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,100

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,378

No health insurance coverage : 227

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,098

No health insurance coverage : 374

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,100

No health insurance coverage : 617

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,402

No health insurance coverage : 1,020

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,853

No health insurance coverage : 448

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,094

No health insurance coverage : 752

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,411

No health insurance coverage : 674

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,977

No health insurance coverage : 7

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,401

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 908

No employer-based health insurance : 757

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,783

No employer-based health insurance : 1,806

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,295

No employer-based health insurance : 1,651

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,527

No employer-based health insurance : 2,152

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,695

No employer-based health insurance : 1,638

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,803

No employer-based health insurance : 1,842

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,253

No employer-based health insurance : 1,754

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 639

No employer-based health insurance : 1,569

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 425

No employer-based health insurance : 675

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 695

No employer-based health insurance : 910

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,923

No employer-based health insurance : 1,549

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,647

No employer-based health insurance : 1,070

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,836

No employer-based health insurance : 1,586

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,121

No employer-based health insurance : 1,180

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,116

No employer-based health insurance : 1,730

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,318

No employer-based health insurance : 1,767

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 685

No employer-based health insurance : 1,299

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 274

No employer-based health insurance : 1,127


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 18,765

Born in other state in the United States : 31,169

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 172

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 340

Foreign born : 2,093


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Speak only English : 45,088

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 3,074

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 94

German or other West Germanic languages : 303

Slavic languages : 30

Other Indo-European languages : 200

Korean : 0

Chinese : 98

Vietnamese : 0

Tagalog : 25

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 30

Other and unspecified languages : 811


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 5,254

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 526

No Medicare coverage : 17,084

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 3,161

No Medicare coverage : 147

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 51

No Medicare coverage : 5,026

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 355

No Medicare coverage : 17,016

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 3,227

No Medicare coverage : 158


(updated 2013)



Races in La Plata County, Colorado


  • White: 46,424
  • African American: 235
  • American Indian: 3,118
  • Asian: 401
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 73
  • Some Other Race: 1,374
  • Two or More Races: 914



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education La Plata County, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in La Plata County, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 32   (0.23%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 16   (0.11%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 161   (1.15%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 247   (1.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 112   (0.8%)
  • 10th Grade: 233   (1.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 195   (1.4%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 312   (2.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 3,198   (22.88%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 875   (6.26%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,775   (19.85%)
  • Associate Degree: 708   (5.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,238   (23.17%)
  • Master's Degree: 991   (7.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 514   (3.68%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 370   (2.65%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 46   (0.33%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.07%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 70   (0.5%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 211   (1.51%)
  • 9th Grade: 105   (0.75%)
  • 10th Grade: 190   (1.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 179   (1.28%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 293   (2.09%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 3,264   (23.32%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 983   (7.02%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,596   (18.55%)
  • Associate Degree: 992   (7.09%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,550   (25.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,155   (8.25%)
  • Professional School Degree: 209   (1.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 143   (1.02%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 222

5 to 9 years : 2,480

10 to 14 years : 2,608

15 to 17 years : 1,537

18 and 19 years : 1,536

20 to 24 years : 1,725

25 to 34 years : 1,016

35 years and over : 548

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 317

5 to 9 years : 388

10 to 14 years : 214

15 to 17 years : 127

18 and 19 years : 141

20 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 135

35 years and over : 177

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 541

5 to 9 years : 68

10 to 14 years : 19

15 to 17 years : 124

18 and 19 years : 474

20 to 24 years : 1,785

25 to 34 years : 6,131

35 years and over : 28,490


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Durango 9-r


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 201 East 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-5411, Students: 4,658 )

  • Bayfield 10 Jt-r


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 24 Clover Drive, Bayfield, CO 81122, Phone: (970) 884-2496, Students: 1,192 )

  • Ignacio 11 Jt


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0500, Students: 751 )

  • San Juan Bocs


    ( Location: 201 East 12th, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-3261, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Bayfield Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 511 E Mustang Ln 24 Clover Dr, Bayfield, CO 81122, Phone: (970) 884-9571, Students: 523 )

  • Miller Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2608 Junction Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-1418, Students: 505 )

  • Escalante Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 141 Baker Lane, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-9491, Students: 469 )

  • Needham Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 2425 West Third Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-4791, Students: 458 )

  • Riverview Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 2900 Mesa Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-3862, Students: 382 )

  • Park Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 623 East 5th Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-3718, Students: 370 )

  • Florida Mesa Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 216 Highway 172, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-4250, Students: 312 )

  • Bayfield Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 615 E. Oak 24 Clover Dr, Bayfield, CO 81122, Phone: (970) 884-9592, Students: 278 )

  • Animas Valley Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 373 Hermosa Meadows Road, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-0124, Students: 223 )

  • Ignacio Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0675, Students: 214 )

  • Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 11274 Highway 140, Hesperus, CO 81326, Phone: (970) 588-3331, Students: 152 )

  • Ignacio Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0650, Students: 146 )

  • Ignacio Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0600, Students: 135 )

  • Sunnyside Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 75 Cr 218, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-5249, Students: 132 )

  • The Excel Charter School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 215 East 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-0203, Students: 111 )

  • Durango Second Chance


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 301 East 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 385-4354, Students: 80 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Durango High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2390 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-1630, Students: 1,464 )

  • Bayfield High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 800 Co Rd 501 24 Clover Dr, Bayfield, CO 81122, Phone: (970) 884-9521, Students: 391 )

  • Ignacio High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 460, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0515, Students: 239 )

  • Pine River Valley High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 710, Ignacio, CO 81137, Phone: (970) 563-0681, Students: 17 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In La Plata County, Colorado

Largest Schools (Private) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • St Columba School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1801 E 3rd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-5527, Students: 195 )

  • Columbine Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1775 Florida Road, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-1189, Students: 68 )

  • Grace Preparatory Academy Of Durango


    ( Grades: 6-10, Location: Po Box 3777, Durango, CO 81302, Phone: (970) 385-7544, Students: 35 )

  • Red Cliff School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 230 Pinon Lane, Durango, CO 81303, Phone: (970) 749-7333, Students: 20 )

  • First Umc Christ Childs School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 2917 Aspen Drive, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 247-4213, Students: 10 )

  • Children's House Of Durango


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 1689 W 3rd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: (970) 259-1089, Students: 10 )

Academic Libraries In La Plata County, Colorado

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Durango-sunnyside Branch


    75 Cr 218, Durango, CO 81303

  • Fort Lewis Mesa Branch


    11274 Highway 140, Hesperus, CO 81326

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In La Plata County, Colorado

  • Durango Public Library


    1900 East Third Avenue, Durango, CO 81301

  • Ignacio Community Library


    470 Goddard Avenue, Ignacio, CO 81137

  • Pine River Public Library District/bayfield


    395 Center Drive, Bayfield, CO 81122

(updated 2012)



Museums Near La Plata County, Colorado


  • Fort Lewis College Foundation


    , Durango, CO 81301

  • La Plata County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 3384, Durango, CO 81301

  • Pine River Valley Heritage Society


    Po Box 1981, Bayfield, CO 81122
    http://www.prvb.com

  • Southern Ute Cultural Center And Museum


    Po Box 737, Ignacio, CO 81137
    http://www.utelegacy.org

  • Southern Ute Museum


    2 Highway 172, Ignacio, CO 81137

  • Vallecito Community Center Inc


    Po Box 1923, Bayfield, CO 81122

  • Victorian Aid Society


    668 Sierra Dr, Durango, CO 81301

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to La Plata County, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of La Plata County, Colorado.

Area Features of La Plata County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Animas Air Park   (2) Animas Air Park Heliport   (3) Durango-la Plata County Airport   (4) Mercy Medical Center Heliport   (5) Missionary Ridge Heliport   (6) Mountain Bell-durango Heliport   (7) Navajo Landing Strip Historical   (8) Val Air Airport  

Basin


(1) Bear Creek Basin   (2) Carbonate Basin   (3) Cave Basin   (4) Columbus Basin   (5) Cumberland Basin   (6) Owen Basin   (7) Ridges Basin   (8) Sheephead Basin   (9) Silver Basin   (10) Sliderock Basin   (11) Tomahawk Basin  

Bridge


(1) Bakers Bridge   (2) Emerson-parks Bridge   (3) Gardenswartz Memorial Bridge   (4) Weaselskin Bridge  

Building


(1) Animas Museum   (2) Axis Health System Crossroads At Grandview   (3) Bayfield Fire Department   (4) Camp Hall   (5) Colorado State Patrol Durango Troop Office 5a   (6) Crofton Hall   (7) Dan Noble Hall   (8) Durango - La Plata County Airport Fire Department   (9) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 1 - Hermosa Cliff Fire Department   (10) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 10   (11) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 11   (12) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 12   (13) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 13   (14) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 14   (15) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 15   (16) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 2 - Durango Fire Department   (17) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 3   (18) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 4   (19) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 5   (20) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 6   (21) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 7   (22) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 8 - Rafter J Volunteer Fire Department   (23) Durango Fire And Rescue Authority Station 9   (24) Durango Police Department   (25) Durango Public Library   (26) Fifty-five Plus Center   (27) Fort Lewis College Field House   (28) Fort Lewis College Natorium   (29) Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District Station 1   (30) Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District Station 2   (31) Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District Station 3   (32) Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District Station 4   (33) Fort Lewis Mesa Fire Protection District Station 5   (34) Hesperus Hall   (35) Ignacio Police Department   (36) John F Reed Library   (37) La Plata County Courthouse   (38) La Plata County Sheriff S Office   (39) Los Pinos Fire Protection District Station 1 Headquarters   (40) Los Pinos Fire Protection District Station 2 Oxford   (41) Los Pinos Fire Protection District Station 3   (42) Los Pinos Fire Protection District Station 4 Allison Area   (43) Los Pinos Fire Protection District Station 5 Arboles   (44) Mason Center   (45) Mears Hall   (46) Mercy Manor   (47) Miller Student Center   (48) Municipal Center Building   (49) Snyder Hall   (50) Southern Ute Tribal Police Department   (51) Tri State Care Flight   (52) Upper Pine River Fire Protection District  

Canal


(1) Animas Valley Consolidated Ditch   (2) Bear Creek And Pine River Ditch   (3) Big Stick Ditch   (4) Ceanoboo Ditch   (5) Cedar Lateral   (6) Citizens Animas Ditch   (7) Commissioner Ditch   (8) Coop Ditch   (9) Cottonwood Lateral   (10) Darlington Ditch   (11) Doctor Morrison Ditch   (12) Dry Creek Ditch   (13) East Mesa Ditch   (14) Enterprise Ditch   (15) Farrell Ditch   (16) Florida Canal   (17) Florida Farmers Ditch   (18) Hay Gulch Irrigation Ditch   (19) Indian Spring Creek Lateral   (20) King Consolidated Ditch   (21) La Boca Ditch   (22) La Plata River And Cherry Creek Ditch   (23) Los Pinos Ditch   (24) Mcclure Murray Ditch   (25) Miller Ditch   (26) Morrison Consolidated Ditch   (27) North Pine River Lateral   (28) Pine Lateral   (29) Pine River Bayfield Ditch   (30) Pine River Canal   (31) Pine River Southwest Ditch   (32) Pioneer Ditch   (33) Reid Ditch   (34) Ridge Ditch   (35) S And M Canal   (36) Schroeder Ditch   (37) Servero Ditch   (38) South Pine River Lateral   (39) Spring Creek Extension Ditch   (40) Thompson Epperson Ditch   (41) Ute Creek Lateral   (42) West Lateral Spring Creek Extension Ditch   (43) Womer Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Allison Tiffany Cemetery   (2) Animas Cemetery   (3) Bayfield Cemetery   (4) Crestview Memorial Garden   (5) Elco Cemetery   (6) Green Mountain Cemetery   (7) Greenmount Cemetery   (8) Hay Gulch Cemetery   (9) Hermosa Cemetery   (10) Hesperus Cemetery   (11) Kline Cemetery   (12) La Boca Cemetery   (13) Marvel Cemetery   (14) Ouray Memorial Cemetery   (15) Shreck Cemetery   (16) Tiffany Cemetery  

Census


(1) Arboles Census Designated Place   (2) Southern Ute Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Bible Missionary Church   (2) Calvary Assembly Of God Church   (3) Christ The King Lutheran Church   (4) Church Of Christ   (5) Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church   (6) Durango Christian Church   (7) First Assembly Of God Church   (8) First Baptist Church   (9) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (10) First Presbyterian Church   (11) First Southern Baptist Church   (12) First United Methodist Church   (13) Florida Church   (14) Foursquare Gospel Church   (15) Hesperus Baptist Church   (16) High Country Baptist Church   (17) New Life Chapel   (18) Reorganized Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (19) Sacred Heart Catholic Church   (20) Saint Columba Catholic Church   (21) Saint Marks Episcopal Church   (22) Saint Pauls Lutheran Church   (23) San Isidro Church   (24) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (25) Unitarian Fellowship Church  

Civil


(1) Bayfield Division   (2) City Of Durango   (3) Durango Division   (4) Durango High School District   (5) Durango Southwest Division   (6) Ignacio Division   (7) La Plata County   (8) Southern Ute Reservation   (9) Town Of Bayfield   (10) Town Of Ignacio  

Cliff


(1) Barnroof Point   (2) Cinder Bluffs   (3) Hermosa Cliffs   (4) Rands Point  

Dam


(1) Charles Lemon Rr Dam   (2) Durango Number 1 Dam   (3) Durango Regulatory Dam   (4) Haviland Lake Dam   (5) Henderson Lake Dam   (6) Keeler Dam   (7) Lake Of The Pines Dam   (8) Lemon Dam   (9) Pastorius Dam   (10) Pine River Watershed Pr-1 Dam   (11) Pine River Watershed Pr-2 Dam   (12) Red Mesa Ward Dam   (13) Reservoir Number 2 Dam   (14) Short Dam   (15) Taylor Dam   (16) Terminal Dam   (17) Turner Dam   (18) Vallecito Dam   (19) Warner Number 5 Dam   (20) Wommer Number 1 Dam  

Flat


(1) Arbogas Flats   (2) Barebottom Park   (3) Bear Park   (4) Beaver Meadows   (5) Big Bear Park   (6) Big Flat   (7) Cemetery Flats   (8) Cow Flat   (9) Dunsworth Park   (10) Freeman Park   (11) Gold Bar   (12) Horse Park   (13) Horse Thief Park   (14) Jaques Park   (15) Klondike Park   (16) Klusman Park   (17) Kroeger Park   (18) Little Bear Park   (19) Lower Park   (20) Orrie Walker Flat   (21) Picnic Flat   (22) Runlett Park   (23) Upper Park   (24) Wallace Park  

Forest


(1) San Juan National Forest  

Gap


(1) Dunham Gap   (2) Durant Gap   (3) Eagle Pass   (4) East Gap   (5) Kennebec Pass   (6) Puzzle Pass   (7) Silver Pass   (8) The Notch   (9) Treasure Pass   (10) Trimble Pass   (11) West Gap   (12) Windy Gap  

Hospital


(1) Animas Surgical Hospital   (2) Durango Medical Center   (3) Durango Urgent Care   (4) Four Corners Healthcare Center   (5) Mercy Medical Arts Building   (6) Mercy Medical Center Of Durango North Campus   (7) Mercy Regional Medical Center   (8) Riverside Medical Building  

Lake


(1) Chain Lakes   (2) Chapman Lake   (3) Dollar Lake   (4) Emerald Lake   (5) Huck Finn Pond   (6) Ignacio Lake   (7) Irving Lake   (8) Lake Eileen   (9) Little Emerald Lake   (10) Lost Lake   (11) Moon Lake   (12) Oliver Lakes   (13) Papoose Lake   (14) Rainbow Lake   (15) Rocky Basin   (16) Shalona Lake   (17) Stratton Lake   (18) Stump Lakes  

Locale


(1) Ah Wilderness Trails Ranch   (2) Animas Overlook   (3) Animas Ranger Station   (4) Aspen Point Picnic Area   (5) At Last Ranch   (6) Bayfield Ranger Station   (7) Bear Creek Campground   (8) Bondad Landfill   (9) Centennial Center Shopping Center   (10) Chieftan Memorial   (11) Chris Park Organizational Campground   (12) College Plaza Shopping Center   (13) Colorado State University San Juan Basin Branch Agricultural Experimental Station   (14) Columbine Ranch   (15) Cumberland Mill Ruins   (16) Durango Mall   (17) Durango-silverton Narrow-gauge Railroad   (18) Florida Campground   (19) Freeman Creek Picnic Area   (20) Gold King Mill   (21) Graham Creek Campground   (22) Granite Peak Ranch   (23) Haviland Lake Campground   (24) Hesperus Ski Center   (25) Ignacio Plant   (26) Junction Creek Campground   (27) Kennebec Trailhead   (28) La Plata County Fairgrounds   (29) Lemon Dam Campground   (30) Middle Mountain Campground   (31) Missouri Center   (32) North Canyon Campground   (33) Old Timbers Campground   (34) Pine Point Campground   (35) Pine River Campground   (36) Shamrock Ranch   (37) Sharkstooth Trailhead   (38) Southern Ute Agency   (39) Spruce Haven Camp   (40) Tall Timber Resort   (41) Town Plaza Shopping Center   (42) Transfer Park Campground   (43) Trimble Forest Service Facility   (44) Twin Crossing   (45) Upper Lemon Picnic Area   (46) Vallecito Campground   (47) Vallecito Guard Station   (48) Wilderness Trails Ranch   (49) Wilson Creek Campground   (50) Wits End Ranch  

Mine


(1) Aurora Mine   (2) Bay Coal Mine   (3) Bell Quarry   (4) Bessie G Mine   (5) Black Diamond Group Mine   (6) Black Hawk Number One Mine   (7) Blackhawk Mine   (8) Blue Flame Mine   (9) Bonnie Girl Mine   (10) Boston Mine   (11) Brawner Tunnel Mine   (12) Buffalo-bristol Claims   (13) Bull-dover Claims   (14) Burnwell Mine Number 1   (15) Burnwell Mine Number 2   (16) C And F Coal Mine   (17) Camp Bird Mine   (18) Carbon Junction Strip Mine   (19) Castle Number Four Mine   (20) Castle Number Two Mine   (21) Century Mine   (22) Champion Gold Mine   (23) Checkmaker Mine   (24) Cinder Butte Mine   (25) City Mine   (26) Coal Gulch Mine   (27) Coal King Mine   (28) Columbine Pit   (29) Columbus Mine   (30) Copper Age Mine   (31) Copper Hill Mine   (32) Cumberland Mine   (33) Daisy Mine   (34) Darby Mine   (35) Davis Coal Mine   (36) Dunn Mine   (37) Durango Girl Mine   (38) Eagle Pass Mine   (39) Escalante Mine   (40) Esmeralda Mine   (41) Euclid Mine   (42) Eureka-bulldozer Mine   (43) Excelsior Mine   (44) Farmers Mine   (45) Fireglow Mine   (46) Flicker Group Mine   (47) Fort Lewis Mine   (48) George A Greenwood Group Mine   (49) Gold Coin Mine   (50) Gold King Mine   (51) Gold Nugget Claim   (52) Gold Nugget Group Mine   (53) Gold Prince Mine   (54) Gold Wedge Mine   (55) Golden Girl Mine   (56) Golden Rose Mine   (57) Gracie I Fox Mine   (58) Grand View Mine   (59) Grassy Hills Mine   (60) Graves Mine   (61) Greenhorn Mine   (62) Ground Hog Tunnel Mine   (63) Hay Gulch Mine Number 1   (64) Hazel Mine Group   (65) Henderson Mine   (66) Hesperus Mine   (67) Hidden Treasure Mine   (68) Holbrook Mine   (69) Honeydew Mine   (70) Inca Claims   (71) Jennie Lind Mine   (72) Jenny Lind Mine   (73) Jewell Group Mine   (74) Junction Creek Claims   (75) Kennebec Mine   (76) King Coal Mine   (77) King Mine   (78) Klondyke Mine   (79) La Plata Mine   (80) Lady Maureen Mine   (81) Last Chance Mine   (82) Lemon Pit   (83) Lightner Creek Group Mine   (84) Little Kate Mine   (85) Lucky Four Mine   (86) Lucky Strike Mine   (87) Maine Mine   (88) Mammoth Mine   (89) Marcy-shenandoah Mine   (90) Mary S Mine   (91) May Rose Group Mine   (92) Mccartney Group Mine   (93) Miller Mountain Mine   (94) Mineral Wonder Mine   (95) Minoletti Mine   (96) Monarch Mine   (97) Monument Hill Mine   (98) Moonlight Mine   (99) Mormon Mine   (100) Morning Glory Mine   (101) Morning Star Mine   (102) Mountain Lily Mine   (103) Muldoon Mine   (104) Murphy Mine   (105) Neglected Mine   (106) Nevada Mine   (107) Ohio-indiana Mine   (108) Ok Mine   (109) Oro Fino Mine   (110) Oro Negro Group Mine   (111) Painter Placer   (112) Palmer Mine   (113) Pat Lode Mine   (114) Peacock Mine   (115) Peerless Mine   (116) Pine River Mine   (117) Pittsburg Mine   (118) Porter Mine   (119) Poverty Hill Mine   (120) Pro Patria Tunnel Mine   (121) Pruitt Mine   (122) Rasmussen Mine   (123) Revenue Tunnel Mine   (124) Ruby King Mine   (125) Ruby Mine   (126) Sadie Mine   (127) Saint Paul Mine   (128) San Juan Mine   (129) Sarah S Mine   (130) Schroeder Tunnel Mine   (131) Shamrock Mine   (132) Shamrock Mines   (133) Shoo Fly Mine   (134) Siegrist Pit   (135) Silver Reef Group Mine   (136) Silver Star Mine   (137) Slipper Tunnel Mine   (138) Small Hope Mine   (139) Snowstorm Mine   (140) Southern Boy And Girl Mine   (141) Sueno De Oro Mine   (142) Sunshine Mine   (143) Supreme Mine   (144) Surprise Tunnel Mine   (145) Tepoch Mine   (146) Texas Chief Mine   (147) Thomas Property Mine   (148) Timbrock Mine   (149) Tippecanoe Mine   (150) Tomahawk Mine   (151) Triangle Mine   (152) Triple S Mine   (153) Tripp Gulch Mine   (154) Uncle Sam Mine   (155) Ute Mine   (156) Van Emmett Mine   (157) Victor Mine   (158) Victory Mine   (159) Western Belle Mine   (160) Wheel Of Fortune Mine   (161) Wheeler Mine   (162) White Diamond Tunnel Mine   (163) Wright Number 1 Mine   (164) Wright Number 2 Mine   (165) Wyatt Myers Group Mine   (166) Yellow Eye Mine  

Park


(1) Buckley Park   (2) Chapman Hill Municipal Ski Area   (3) Claire Viles Park   (4) Fanto Park   (5) Fassbinder Park   (6) Folsom Park   (7) Janson Memorial Playground   (8) Memorial Park Phase Ii   (9) Memorial Park Phase One   (10) Municipal Swimming Pool   (11) Perins Peak State Wildlife Area   (12) Roosa Park   (13) Rotary Park   (14) Schneider Park   (15) Ute Park  

Populated Place


(1) Allison   (2) Arboles   (3) Bayfield   (4) Bondad   (5) Breen   (6) Carbon Junction   (7) Columbus   (8) Durango   (9) Falfa   (10) Florida   (11) Gem Village   (12) Grandview   (13) Griffth Historical   (14) Hermosa   (15) Hesperus   (16) Ignacio   (17) Kline   (18) La Boca   (19) La Plata   (20) La Posta   (21) Logtown Historical   (22) Loma Linda   (23) Marvel   (24) Oxford   (25) Pi On Acres   (26) Redmesa   (27) Rockwood   (28) Tacoma   (29) Tiffany   (30) Trimble   (31) Tuckerville Historical   (32) Vallecito  

Post Office


(1) Arboles Post Office   (2) Bayfield Post Office   (3) Durango Post Office   (4) Hesperus Post Office   (5) Ignacio Post Office   (6) Vallecito Post Office Historical  

Range


(1) La Plata Mountains   (2) Mesa Mountains  

Reservoir


(1) Aspaas Lake   (2) Castilleja Lake   (3) Charles Lemon Rr Reservoir   (4) City Reservoir   (5) Columbine Lake   (6) Dads Reservoir   (7) Durango Regulatory Reservoir   (8) Durango Reservoir Number 1   (9) Electra Lake   (10) First Reservoir   (11) Forebay Lake   (12) Four Base Lake   (13) Goat Canyon Reservoir   (14) Harper Pond   (15) Harrison Reservoir   (16) Hatter Pond   (17) Haviland Lake   (18) Henderson Lake   (19) Herrera Reservoir   (20) Hotter Brothers Lake   (21) Keeler Reservoir   (22) Lake Marie   (23) Lake Of The Pines   (24) Lake Simpatico   (25) Lambert Reservoir   (26) Lemon Reservoir   (27) Lillie Lake   (28) Mccullogh Reservoir   (29) Montoya Reservoir   (30) Mormon Reservoir   (31) Pastorius Reservoir   (32) Pine River Watershed Pr-1 Reservoir   (33) Pine River Watershed Pr-2 Reservoir   (34) Red Mesa Ward Reservoir   (35) Reservoir Number 2   (36) Short Reservoir   (37) Smith Lake   (38) Sullivan Reservoir   (39) Taylor Reservoir   (40) Turner Reservoir   (41) Upper Reservoir   (42) Vallecito Reservoir   (43) Warner Reservoir Number 5   (44) Wommer Reservoir Number 1  

Ridge


(1) Black Joe Ridge   (2) Black Ridge   (3) Bradgon Ridge   (4) Bragdon Ridge   (5) Indian Trail Ridge   (6) Missionary Ridge   (7) Ohwiler Ridge   (8) Olson Ridge   (9) Paine Ridge   (10) Rocky Ridge   (11) Shellhammer Ridge   (12) Worford Ridge  

School


(1) Animas Valley Elementary School   (2) Colorado Timberline Academy   (3) Durango Big Picture High School   (4) Durango High School   (5) Emory E Smiley Junior High School   (6) Florida Mesa Elementary School   (7) Fort Lewis College   (8) Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School   (9) Miller Junior High School   (10) Miller Middle School   (11) Mountain View School   (12) Needham School   (13) New Life Academy Christian School   (14) Park Elementary School   (15) Park School   (16) Parkview Elementary School   (17) Picnic Flat School   (18) Riverview Elementary School   (19) Rockvale School   (20) Saint Columba Pre-school   (21) Sunnyside Elementary School  

Spring


(1) Arthur Spring   (2) Bearwallow Spring   (3) Beaver Meadow Spring   (4) Box Spring   (5) Camp Spring   (6) Coyote Basin Spring   (7) Frying Pan Spring   (8) Grouse Spring   (9) High Point Spring   (10) Indian Spring   (11) Iron Spring   (12) Mccullogh Spring   (13) Middle Spring   (14) Moonlick Spring Number 1   (15) Moonlick Spring Number 2   (16) Mud Spring   (17) Pen Spring   (18) Pinkerton Hot Springs   (19) Rock Spring   (20) Snyder Spring   (21) Soda Spring   (22) Soda Springs   (23) Spruce Spring   (24) Stratten Warm Spring   (25) T N Y Spring   (26) Top Spring Number 1   (27) Top Spring Number 2   (28) Trimble Hot Springs   (29) Tripp Hot Spring   (30) Tripp Hot Springs   (31) Turkey Spring  

Stream


(1) Aspen Creek   (2) Basin Creek   (3) Bear Creek   (4) Bearwallow Creek   (5) Beaver Creek   (6) Bedrock Creek   (7) Berri Creek   (8) Big Spring Creek   (9) Blodgett Creek   (10) Bondurant Creek   (11) Boren Creek   (12) Buck Creek   (13) Burnt Timber Creek   (14) Cabin Fork Red Creek   (15) Camp Creek   (16) Canyon Creek   (17) Carson Creek   (18) Cascade Creek   (19) Castle Creek   (20) Cave Basin Creek   (21) Cherry Creek   (22) Chicken Creek   (23) Clear Creek   (24) Cliff Creek   (25) Columbus Creek   (26) Coon Creek   (27) Crazy Woman Creek   (28) Crowbar Creek   (29) D Creek   (30) Darby Creek   (31) Dead Horse Creek   (32) Deadwood Creek   (33) Deep Creek   (34) Deer Creek   (35) Devil Creek   (36) Dry Creek   (37) Dutch Creek   (38) East Creek   (39) East Deer Creek   (40) East Fork Coldwater Creek   (41) East Fork Shearer Creek   (42) Elbert Creek   (43) Elk Creek   (44) Fall Creek   (45) Falls Creek   (46) Finney Cuts   (47) First Creek   (48) First Fork Red Creek   (49) Flagler Fork   (50) Flint Creek   (51) Florida River   (52) Freeman Creek   (53) Goulding Creek   (54) Graham Creek   (55) Grass Creek   (56) Grasshopper Creek   (57) Grimes Creek   (58) Grouse Creek   (59) Hayden Creek   (60) Hell Creek   (61) Hermosa Creek   (62) Ignacio Creek   (63) Indian Creek   (64) Irving Creek   (65) Jack Creek   (66) Johnny Pond Arroyo   (67) Johnson Creek   (68) Jones Creek   (69) Junction Creek   (70) Lake Creek   (71) Lewis Creek   (72) Lightner Creek   (73) Lion Creek   (74) Little Bear Creek   (75) Little Beaver Creek   (76) Little Cascade Creek   (77) Little Creek   (78) Little Elk Creek   (79) Little Mosca Creek   (80) Lone Tree Creek   (81) Lost Creek   (82) Medicine Creek   (83) Mefford Wash   (84) Middle Fork Coon Creek   (85) Miller Creek   (86) Mud Spring Creek   (87) Neptune Creek   (88) No Buck Creek   (89) North Burnt Timber Creek   (90) North Fork Coon Creek   (91) North Fork Sand Creek   (92) North Fork Shearer Creek   (93) North Fork Texas Creek   (94) North Hope Creek   (95) Parrott Creek   (96) Piedra River   (97) Poison Creek   (98) Pole Creek   (99) Pope Creek   (100) Porcupine Creek   (101) Pound Creek   (102) Pretty Creek   (103) Quinn Creek   (104) Red Creek   (105) Rock Creek   (106) Root Creek   (107) Salt Creek   (108) San Juan Arroyo   (109) Sauls Creek   (110) Schurman Creek   (111) Scoggin Arroyo   (112) Second Creek   (113) Shaw Creek   (114) Shearer Creek   (115) Sierra Vandera Creek   (116) Silver Creek   (117) Sin Creek   (118) Smith Creek   (119) South Bear Creek   (120) South Burnt Timber Creek   (121) South Fork Coon Creek   (122) South Fork Hermosa Creek   (123) South Fork Lightner Creek   (124) South Fork Texas Creek   (125) South Hope Creek   (126) Spring Creek   (127) Stevens Creek   (128) Swampy Creek   (129) Tank Creek   (130) Taylor Creek   (131) Texas Creek   (132) Tirbircio Creek   (133) Trout Creek   (134) True Creek   (135) Turkey Creek   (136) Ute Creek   (137) Vallecito Creek   (138) Waldner Creek   (139) Weasel Skin Creek   (140) West Fork Coldwater Creek   (141) West Fork Shearer Creek   (142) West Leon Creek   (143) West Prong Red Creek   (144) Wheeler Arroyo   (145) Willow Creek   (146) Wilson Creek  

Summit


(1) Amherst Mountain   (2) Animas City Mountain   (3) Arrowhead Hill   (4) Babcock Peak   (5) Baker Peak   (6) Bald Mountain   (7) Baldy Mountain   (8) Baldy Peak   (9) Barnes Mountain   (10) Basin Mountain   (11) Bear Mountain   (12) Bondad Hill   (13) Bridge Timber Mountain   (14) Cape Horn   (15) Castle Rock   (16) Centennial Peak   (17) Cinder Butte   (18) Cumberland Mountain   (19) Deadwood Mountain   (20) Diorite Peak   (21) Emerson Mountain   (22) Endlich Mesa   (23) Flag Mountain   (24) Florida Mesa   (25) Florida Mountain   (26) Graham Peak   (27) Granite Peak   (28) Grassy Mountain   (29) Grassy Point   (30) Haystack Mountain   (31) Hesperus Mountain   (32) Indian Mesa   (33) Indian Mountain   (34) Irving Peak   (35) Lavender Peak   (36) Lewis Mesa   (37) Lewis Mountain   (38) Lime Mesa   (39) Little Baldy   (40) Long Mountain   (41) Ludwig Mountain   (42) Middle Mesa   (43) Middle Mountain   (44) Miller Mountain   (45) Monument Hill   (46) Mount Moss   (47) Mount Valois   (48) North Cinder Butte   (49) Olga Little Mountain   (50) Organ Mountain   (51) Perins Peak   (52) Piedra Peak   (53) Piedra Peak Number 2   (54) Pinkerton Mesa   (55) Popes Nose   (56) Rabbit Mountain   (57) Rattlesnake Hill   (58) Red Hill   (59) Red Mesa   (60) Round Top   (61) Round Top Mountain   (62) Rules Hill   (63) Runlett Peak   (64) Severn Peak   (65) Shaefer Mountain   (66) Sharkstooth Peak   (67) Sheep Mountain   (68) Sheridan Mountain   (69) Silver Mesa   (70) Silver Mountain   (71) Slide Mountain   (72) Smelter Mountain   (73) Snowstorm Peak   (74) South Cinder Butte   (75) Spud Hill   (76) Stag Mesa   (77) Sunnyside Mesa   (78) Table Mountain   (79) Tank Mesa   (80) Three Sisters Peaks   (81) Tiffany Peak   (82) Tunnel Hill   (83) Twin Buttes   (84) Vosburg Pike   (85) West Mountain   (86) Wickenson Mountain   (87) Wild Oat Mesa  

Swamp


(1) Mitchell Lakes  

Tower


(1) Kdgo-am Durango   (2) Kdur-fm Durango   (3) Kiqx-fm Durango   (4) Kiup-am Durango   (5) Kllv-am Breen   (6) Krez-tv Durango   (7) Krsj-fm Durango   (8) Ksut-fm Ignacio  

Trail


(1) Goodhope Stock Driveway   (2) Highline Loop Trail   (3) Highline Trail  

Valley


(1) Alamo Canyon   (2) Alkali Gulch   (3) Ashland Gulch   (4) Barnes Canyon   (5) Bear Canyon   (6) Bear Trap Canyon   (7) Bell Canyon   (8) Big Canyon   (9) Black Water Canyon   (10) Blind Canyon   (11) Blue Spruce Canyon   (12) Box Canyon   (13) Bragg Draw   (14) Brice Canyon   (15) Brinks Draw   (16) Browns Canyon   (17) Butch Henry Draw   (18) Cannibal Canyon   (19) Carbon Junction Canyon   (20) Cemetery Canyon   (21) Cherry Gulch   (22) Chicago Gulch   (23) Church Hollow   (24) Clyde Walker Canyon   (25) Coal Gulch   (26) Cottonwood Canyon   (27) Cottonwood Gulch   (28) Cow Canyon   (29) Coyote Gulch   (30) Crystal Valley   (31) Dark Canyon   (32) Deer Canyon   (33) Dry Gulch   (34) East Alamo Canyon   (35) East Alkali Gulch   (36) East Pump Canyon   (37) East Roberts Canyon   (38) Elkhorn Canyon   (39) Ernest Canyon   (40) Euclid Gulch   (41) Fall Gulch   (42) Fassbinder Gulch   (43) First Canyon   (44) First Trail Canyon   (45) Flat Canyon   (46) Fly-bynight Gulch   (47) Foin Gulch   (48) Fortyfour Canyon   (49) Freed Canyon   (50) Gaines Canyon   (51) Gaines Gulch   (52) Goat Canyon   (53) Government Draw   (54) Green Canyon   (55) Grizzly Gulch   (56) Gut Canyon   (57) Haflin Canyon   (58) Hartman Canyon   (59) Hat Park Canyon   (60) Hay Gulch   (61) Heffernan Gulch   (62) Hell Canyon   (63) Hereford Canyon   (64) High Flume Canyon   (65) Holman Canyon   (66) Homer Canyon   (67) Hopkins Draw   (68) Horn Canyon   (69) Horse Gulch   (70) Iron Springs Gulch   (71) Johnson Canyon   (72) Jones Arroyo   (73) Kroeger Canyon   (74) La Boca Canyon   (75) La Posta Canyon   (76) Lange Canyon   (77) Leavenworth Gulch   (78) Line Canyon   (79) Little Cow Canyon   (80) Little Ruby Gulch   (81) Lone Pine Gulch   (82) Long Canyon   (83) Long Glade   (84) Long Hollow   (85) Lost Canyon   (86) Magnetic Gulch   (87) Maverick Gulch   (88) Mcclure Canyon   (89) Mccoy Gulch   (90) Mccullogh Canyon   (91) Middle Roberts Canyon   (92) Mineral Wonder Gulch   (93) Missouri Gulch   (94) Mitchell Canyon   (95) Mooney Draw   (96) Morgan Canyon   (97) Mud Springs Canyon   (98) Nary Draw   (99) North Canyon   (100) North Hole   (101) Patton Canyon   (102) Phillips Canyon   (103) Pietetlot Gulch   (104) Pine Gulch   (105) Poison Canyon   (106) Post Canyon   (107) Price Walters Canyon   (108) R E A Canyon   (109) Rattlesnake Gulch   (110) Red Horse Gulch   (111) Red Rim Canyon   (112) Red Rock Canyon   (113) Reservoir Canyon   (114) Ritter Canyon   (115) Road End Canyon   (116) Roberts Canyon   (117) Roberts Gulch   (118) Rock Spring Draw   (119) Rocky Canyon   (120) Ruby Gulch   (121) Salabar Draw   (122) Sale Barn Canyon   (123) Sanchez Draw   (124) Sawmill Canyon   (125) Scaffold Lick Canyon   (126) Schoolhouse Canyon   (127) Shaw Gulch   (128) Sheep Draw   (129) Sheep Springs Gulch   (130) Shoebeck Gulch   (131) Silva Draw   (132) Sixshooter Canyon   (133) Sliderock Canyon   (134) Soda Springs Canyon   (135) Soldiers Draw   (136) South Hole   (137) Spencer Gulch   (138) Spring Gulch   (139) Spring Hollow   (140) Stag Canyon   (141) Stag Draw   (142) Stamboul Gulch   (143) Stony Gulch   (144) Stump Canyon   (145) Sutton Draw   (146) Teti Canyon   (147) Third Canyon   (148) Thomas Canyon   (149) Tiffany Draw   (150) Tripp Gulch   (151) Trumble Draw   (152) Underwood Draw   (153) Valencia Canyon   (154) Virginia Gulch   (155) Wallace Gulch   (156) Walls Gulch   (157) Walter Canyon   (158) West Alamo Canyon   (159) West Alkali Gulch   (160) West Fork Cottonwood Gulch   (161) West Roberts Canyon   (162) West Virginia Gulch   (163) Wheeler Draw   (164) Wickenson Gulch   (165) Wieland Gulch   (166) Wildcat Canyon   (167) Wildwater Canyon   (168) Williams Gulch   (169) Wilson Gulch   (170) Wommer Draw   (171) Woodard Canyon   (172) Yeager Canyon   (173) Youngs Canyon   (174) Zabel Canyon  

Well


(1) Houston Well  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in La Plata County, Colorado

81301 (pop. 31,754) 81122 (pop. 5,503) 81137 (pop. 4,832)
81326 (pop. 1,875)    


Counties Nearby La Plata County, Colorado

Archuleta County, CO  (pop. 12,225) 37.9 Miles
San Juan County, CO  (pop. 686) 38.2 Miles
Montezuma County, CO  (pop. 25,505) 43.2 Miles
Hinsdale County, CO  (pop. 554) 48.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in La Plata County, Colorado

970



Elevation in La Plata County, Colorado is 7,165.0 ft. (2,184.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of La Plata County, Colorado

Lat: 37.264973 N        Long: -107.798209 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of La Plata County, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in La Plata County, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 524   (2.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 338   (1.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 542   (2.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,153   (5.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 1,949   (9.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 3,792   (18.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 4,745   (23.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 2,314   (11.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 868   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 994   (4.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 554   (2.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 305   (1.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,338   (6.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 1,183   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(La Plata County, Colorado)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 531

1 vehicle available : 4,068

2 vehicles available : 1,298

3 vehicles available : 302

4 or more vehicles available : 110

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 111

1 vehicle available : 1,348

2 vehicles available : 4,305

3 vehicles available : 1,644

4 or more vehicles available : 616

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 16

1 vehicle available : 389

2 vehicles available : 1,294

3 vehicles available : 841

4 or more vehicles available : 456

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 0

1 vehicle available : 247

2 vehicles available : 2,096

3 vehicles available : 1,009

4 or more vehicles available : 589


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(La Plata County, Colorado)

1-person household:

No workers : 2,513

1 worker : 3,796

2-person household:

No workers : 2,232

1 worker : 2,209

2 workers : 3,583

3-person household:

No workers : 215

1 worker : 944

2 workers : 1,386

3 workers : 451

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 209

1 worker : 1,433

2 workers : 1,836

3 or more workers : 463


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 18,307

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 2,366

In 3-person carpool : 347

In 4-person carpool : 143

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 48

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 39

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 640

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 78

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 162

Bicycle : 1,005

Walked : 1,225

Other means : 394

Worked at home : 1,573


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,469

5 to 9 minutes : 3,872

10 to 14 minutes : 3,869

15 to 19 minutes : 4,513

20 to 24 minutes : 3,783

25 to 29 minutes : 1,247

30 to 34 minutes : 2,990

35 to 39 minutes : 389

40 to 44 minutes : 412

45 to 59 minutes : 1,041

60 to 89 minutes : 632

90 or more minutes : 537


(updated 2013)



Occupations in La Plata County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,049  (33.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,886  (15.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,160  (17.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 129  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2,602  (21.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,234  (39.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,099  (19.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 3,888  (36.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 44  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 135  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In La Plata County, Colorado

Employed: 29,479
Unemployed: 1,031



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
La Plata County, Colorado

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.4%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 24.5%
  • Other: 73.1%



Water Usage In La Plata County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 3.97 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.97 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 216.64 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 216.64 Mgal/d





There are 931 Farms In La Plata County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In La Plata County, Colorado

The First National Bank Of Durango - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.3m
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5

Bank Of Colorado - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

Pine River Valley Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $281.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 4

Alpine Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

Glacier Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $15.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 109

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.8m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 98

First Southwest Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $244.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near La Plata County, Colorado

  • Animas Air Park


    (about 5.7 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: AMK)

  • La Plata County


    (about 8.4 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Durango La Plata County


    (about 8.4 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Aztec Municipal


    (about 32.3 miles in Flora Vista, New Mexico; Airport Code: XWH)

  • Stevens Field


    (about 40.8 miles in Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: PGO)

  • Four Corners Regional


    (about 43.3 miles in Farmington, New Mexico; Airport Code: FMN)

  • Cortez Montezuma County


    (about 45.6 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Cortez Municipal


    (about 45.7 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Telluride Regional


    (about 48.0 miles in Mountain Village, Colorado; Airport Code: TEX)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 85.5 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)

  • Blanding Municipal


    (about 95.0 miles in Blanding, Utah; Airport Code: BDG)

  • Monticello Airport


    (about 96.6 miles in Monticello, Utah; Airport Code: MXC)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 99.4 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in La Plata County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.46%

Carpooled

13.58%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.95%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.03%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.01%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.06%

Bicycle

1.60%

Walked

5.23%

Other Means

0.72%

Worked At Home

8.37%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including La Plata County, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,666

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,764

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 479

Renter-occupied housing units : 233

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 872

Renter-occupied housing units : 882

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,237

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,137


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,178

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,756

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,229

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,550

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,217

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,089

Householder 75 years and over : 373

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 315

Householder 35 to 44 years : 335

Householder 45 to 54 years : 656

Householder 55 to 59 years : 819

Householder 60 to 64 years : 752

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,114

Householder 75 years and over : 871


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Less than 10.0 percent : 329

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 508

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 777

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 776

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 747

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 631

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 552

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 382

50.0 percent or more : 1,641

Not computed : 673


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(La Plata County, Colorado)

Built 2010 or later : $378,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $357,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $319,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $281,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $283,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $340,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $344,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $316,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $332,600


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in La Plata County, Colorado: 61.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in La Plata County, Colorado

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 61 61 $10,386,300
  Two Family 5 10 $828,091
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

66 71 $11,214,391
2000        
  Single Family 64 64 $11,457,022
  Two Family 5 10 $1,350,233
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $615,012
  Five or More Family 2 11 $1,049,634
  Total

73 92 $14,471,901
2001        
  Single Family 60 60 $12,356,567
  Two Family 22 44 $5,266,710
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 10 116 $7,899,798
  Total

92 220 $25,523,075
2002        
  Single Family 95 95 $16,774,232
  Two Family 13 26 $3,956,030
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 20 $820,875
  Total

109 141 $21,551,137
2003        
  Single Family 235 235 $33,291,405
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 94 $12,288,072
  Total

238 329 $45,579,477
2004        
  Single Family 203 203 $35,470,902
  Two Family 1 2 $242,930
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $922,920
  Five or More Family 1 23 $3,712,950
  Total

207 236 $40,349,702
2005        
  Single Family 227 227 $43,157,081
  Two Family 7 14 $2,081,000
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $926,000
  Five or More Family 3 70 $9,591,350
  Total

239 317 $55,755,431
2006        
  Single Family 116 116 $23,692,740
  Two Family 10 20 $3,922,145
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $799,000
  Five or More Family 13 73 $9,543,370
  Total

140 213 $37,957,255


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (La Plata County, CO): $40,159
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (La Plata County): $174,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in La Plata County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 47.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 29.8%
Electricity: 12.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.5%
Wood: 8.7%
Solar Energy: 0.7%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in La Plata County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 11.95%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.57%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 7%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 74.4%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.07%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (La Plata County): $655
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (La Plata County): $863


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as La Plata County, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To La Plata County, Colorado

San Juan Basin Health Dept


     Address: 281 Sawyer Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/20/1968

Alpine Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 555 South Camino Del Rio, #a-1, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/1/2004

Mercy Home Health Services


     Address: 1970 E Third Avenue #100, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/23/1984

Pasco/sw Inc


     Address: 45 S Washington St, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/27/2001

Southwest Memorial Hospital Home Health Services


     Address: 20 South Market Street, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/1/1967

Hospitals Close To La Plata County, Colorado

Mercy Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1010 Three Springs Blvd, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"animas Surgical Hospital, Llc"


     Address: 575 Rivergate Lane, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Southwest Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1311 N Mildred Rd, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

San Juan Regional Medical Center Inc


     Address: 801 West Maple Street, Farmington, New Mexico 87401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Northern Navajo Phs Indian Hospital


     Address: P O Box 160, Shiprock, New Mexico 87420
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Nursing Homes Close To La Plata County, Colorado

Four Corners Health Care Center


     Address: 2911 Junction Creek Road, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 66%

Pine Ridge Extended Care Center


     Address: 119 Bastille Drive, Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 60%

Vista Grande Inn


     Address: 1221 North Mildred Rd, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Valley Inn, The


     Address: 211 3rd Avenue, Mancos, Colorado 81328
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Four Corners Good Samaritan Village


     Address: 500 Care Lane, Aztec, New Mexico 87410
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
La Plata County, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 354 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in La Plata County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 4,470
    Disabled Workers: 665
    Widowers Workers: 535
    Spouses Workers: 370
    Children Workers: 495


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In La Plata County, Colorado


Charges


All Other: $2,854,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $916,000
Highways: $109,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $568,000
Highways: $3,931,000
Housing & Community Development: $405,000
Public Welfare: $3,313,000
All Other: $3,196,000


Local Intergovernmental


General Support: $259,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $3,330,000
Corrections - Other: $425,000
Financial Administration: $1,981,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $1,444,000
Central Staff Services: $3,095,000
General Public Buildings: $667,000
Health Services - Other: $358,000
Regular Highways: $6,761,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,007,000
Natural Resources - Other: $923,000
Police Protection: $6,031,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $668,000
Welfare - Other: $4,963,000
Solid Waste Management: $177,000
General - Other: $3,040,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $4,333,000
General: $2,503,000


Other Capital Outlay


Correctional Institutions: $277,000
Central Staff: $1,072,000
General Public Building: $419,000
Police Protection: $10,000
Protective Inspection & Regulation, Nec: $23,000
Welfare - Other: $99,000
General - Other: $336,000


General


Interest On Debt: $176,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Libraries: $633,000
Natural Resources: $18,000
General: $684,000


Tax


Property: $19,938,000
Total General Sales: $11,558,000
Public Utilities: $335,000
Other Selective Sales: $166,000
Motor Vehicle License: $259,000
Other License: $765,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $960,000
Fines & Forfeits: $7,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,215,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $7,465,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $32,498,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $21,400,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $930,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $4,255,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Industrial Revenue: $9,655,000
Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,185,000


Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $2,190,000


Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $7,465,000


(updated 2006)



La Plata County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.56%
  • Bush & Cheney 45.87%
  • Other 1.57%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of La Plata County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to La Plata County, CO

10.25 % of La Plata County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $58,547

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to La Plata County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • San Juan County , NM 0.54 % ($34,935 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.43 % ($303,658 AGI )
  • Montezuma County , CO 0.30 % ($27,942 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.29 % ($43,540 AGI )
  • Larimer County , CO 0.23 % ($30,925 AGI )
  • Boulder County , CO 0.23 % ($39,897 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.22 % ($35,553 AGI )
  • Bernalillo County , NM 0.20 % ($62,514 AGI )
  • San Diego County , CA 0.19 % ($61,394 AGI )
  • Arapahoe County , CO 0.18 % ($45,533 AGI )

Relocation away from La Plata County, CO

9.37 % of La Plata County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,303

Colorado Average 10.03 %

0.11 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,222

Colorado Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from La Plata County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • San Juan County , NM 0.68 % ($45,800 AGI )
  • Montezuma County , CO 0.41 % ($43,114 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.37 % ($41,714 AGI )
  • Denver County , CO 0.29 % ($30,920 AGI )
  • Archuleta County , CO 0.28 % ($39,702 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 0.24 % ($35,341 AGI )
  • Larimer County , CO 0.23 % ($27,051 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.21 % ($38,286 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.20 % ($31,824 AGI )
  • Boulder County , CO 0.19 % ($33,438 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for La Plata County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For La Plata County, Colorado


On 08/29/2002, a tornado touched down 8.41 miles from the center of La Plata County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 10/05/2004, a tornado touched down 9.13 miles from the center of La Plata County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/30/1992, a tornado touched down 12.25 miles from the center of La Plata County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/07/1997, a tornado touched down 14.67 miles from the center of La Plata County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 08/05/1999, a tornado touched down 22.7 miles from the center of La Plata County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In La Plata County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/21/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
10/06/2006, 12:00 am 0 0 $1M --
08/30/2003, 10:05 am 0 0 $10K --
08/17/2003, 11:24 am 0 0 $10K --
07/30/2003, 03:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/26/2003, 03:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
09/11/2002, 01:40 am 0 0 $100K --
09/07/2002, 06:30 pm 0 0 $2M --
09/07/2002, 06:30 pm 0 1 $100K --
08/29/2002, 12:45 pm 0 0 $20K --
08/08/2002, 01:45 pm 0 0 $40K --
08/03/2002, 11:50 am 0 0 $400K --
07/23/2002, 07:15 pm 0 0 $400K --
07/22/2002, 04:00 pm 0 0 $2K $2K
08/10/1999, 12:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/10/1999, 11:30 am 0 0 $1K --
09/21/1997, 03:50 pm 0 0 $4K --
09/21/1997, 03:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
09/21/1997, 03:00 pm 0 0 $8K --
09/20/1997, 02:45 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/14/1996, 11:00 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Hail        
09/28/2005, 11:25 pm 0 0 $2K $1K
09/28/2005, 11:15 pm 0 0 $3K --
09/28/2005, 11:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Heavy Rain        
09/29/1998, 01:30 pm 0 0 $6K --
09/21/1997, 04:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
         
Lightning        
07/31/2005, 03:30 pm 0 1 -- --
07/27/2003, 01:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/27/2003, 01:25 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/27/1999, 04:08 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/08/1998, 01:39 pm 0 0 $1K --
08/31/1997, 03:30 pm 1 0 -- --
08/10/1997, 02:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
08/29/1993, 04:00 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/21/2005, 01:30 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/13/2002, 03:00 pm 0 0 $30K --
08/12/2000, 08:07 pm 0 4 $50K --
08/10/1999, 11:30 am 0 0 $1K --
07/16/1997, 02:40 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Wild Fires        
07/01/2002, 12:00 am 0 0 $8M --
         



Tornados In La Plata County, Colorado

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2004-10-05 3 25 1 0 0 $25K $2K
  2002-08-29 -- 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-08-05 -- 50 1 0 0 $50K --
  1992-05-30 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit La Plata County, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



Jails in La Plata County, Colorado


  • La Plata County Jail


    742 Turner Drive, Durango, CO 81301
    Capacity: 194
    Confined: 154
    Avg. Population: 175
    Year Built: 1987
    Year Renovated: 2004


(updated 2006)



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