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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ouray 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
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 115

5 to 9 years : 92

10 to 14 years : 111

15 to 17 years : 158

18 and 19 years : 29

20 years : 14

21 years : 20

22 to 24 years : 34

25 to 29 years : 33

30 to 34 years : 57

35 to 39 years : 165

40 to 44 years : 142

45 to 49 years : 193

50 to 54 years : 218

55 to 59 years : 228

60 and 61 years : 51

62 to 64 years : 164

65 and 66 years : 66

67 to 69 years : 77

70 to 74 years : 54

75 to 79 years : 45

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 13

Female:

Under 5 years : 128

5 to 9 years : 142

10 to 14 years : 200

15 to 17 years : 116

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 55

25 to 29 years : 102

30 to 34 years : 77

35 to 39 years : 170

40 to 44 years : 185

45 to 49 years : 219

50 to 54 years : 305

55 to 59 years : 330

60 and 61 years : 87

62 to 64 years : 52

65 and 66 years : 56

67 to 69 years : 65

70 to 74 years : 87

75 to 79 years : 36

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 19


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,053

Multiple ancestry : 1,850

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 348

Ancestry not reported : 268


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,373

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 23

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 55

Not a U.S. citizen : 68


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 243

5 to 17 years : 819

18 to 24 years : 152

25 to 34 years : 269

35 to 44 years : 662

45 to 54 years : 935

55 to 59 years : 558

60 and 61 years : 138

62 to 64 years : 216

65 to 74 years : 405

75 years and over : 122

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 212

5 to 17 years : 351

18 to 24 years : 63

25 to 34 years : 27

35 to 44 years : 63

45 to 54 years : 176

55 to 59 years : 151

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 54

65 to 74 years : 117

75 years and over : 25

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 31

5 to 17 years : 447

18 to 24 years : 89

25 to 34 years : 230

35 to 44 years : 561

45 to 54 years : 729

55 to 59 years : 381

60 and 61 years : 130

62 to 64 years : 155

65 to 74 years : 276

75 years and over : 97

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 7

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 31

45 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 26

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 539

Female : 708

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,488

Female : 1,638

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 12

Foreign born:

Male : 45

Female : 78


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 1,169

Born in other state in the United States : 3,059

Native: born outside the United States : 23

Foreign born : 105


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 192

Now married, except separated : 487

Divorced : 52

Separated : 0

Widowed : 68

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 447

Now married, except separated : 1,897

Divorced : 331

Separated : 34

Widowed : 93

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 7

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 45

Now married, except separated : 55

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 13


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Speak only English : 3,961

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 125

Speak English less than "very well" : 57

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 43

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 60

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ouray County, Colorado

  • German: 872   (20.2%)
  • English: 686   (15.9%)
  • Irish: 598   (13.8%)
  • Other Groups: 339   (7.8%)
  • United States Or American: 292   (6.8%)
  • Swedish: 177   (4.1%)
  • Italian: 168   (3.9%)
  • Scottish: 147   (3.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 141   (3.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 111   (2.6%)
  • Dutch: 101   (2.3%)
  • Norwegian: 93   (2.2%)
  • Polish: 75   (1.7%)
  • Austrian: 69   (1.6%)
  • European: 68   (1.6%)
  • Swiss: 54   (1.2%)
  • Danish: 44   (1.0%)
  • Russian: 39   (0.9%)
  • British: 32   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 29   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 29   (0.7%)
  • Czech: 23   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 16   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 15   (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 14   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 9   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Israeli: 3   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 3   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 2   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 2   (0.0%)
  • Bulgarian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Belgian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ouray County, Colorado is 4,519



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ouray County, Colorado: 2,083
Female Population in Ouray County, Colorado: 2,436


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ouray County, Colorado: 46.3
Median Female Resident Age in Ouray County, Colorado: 45.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ouray County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

50.4

Male

50.0

Female

50.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

12.5

Male

10.5

Female

22.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

49.5

Male

49.5

Female

47.0

Asian


Both sexes

37.5

Male

42.5

Female

34.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

16.5

Male

28.0

Female

12.5

Other


Both sexes

29.5

Male

33.4

Female

27.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

43.5

Male

51.3

Female

42.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

34.0

Male

34.5

Female

33.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

50.8

Male

50.3

Female

51.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Ouray County, Colorado


  • White: 4,356
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 6
  • Asian: 20
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 17
  • Some Other Race: 76
  • Two or More Races: 44



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (0.74%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.29%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 17   (1.25%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (0.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (0.52%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (0.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 26   (1.91%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 289   (21.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 97   (7.14%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 279   (20.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 66   (4.86%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 321   (23.64%)
  • Master's Degree: 107   (7.88%)
  • Professional School Degree: 83   (6.11%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 34   (2.5%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.29%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.29%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 23   (1.66%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (0.43%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (0.14%)
  • 11th Grade: 32   (2.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 29   (2.1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 302   (21.84%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 109   (7.88%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 292   (21.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 115   (8.32%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 323   (23.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 106   (7.66%)
  • Professional School Degree: 23   (1.66%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 13   (0.94%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Ouray County, Colorado

  • Ridgway R-2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 230, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-4320, Students: 329 )

  • Ouray R-1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box N, Ouray, CO 81427, Phone: (970) 325-4505, Students: 280 )

  • Uncompahgre Bocs


    ( Location: Po Box 728, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-2977, )

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

  • Ridgway Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P O Box 230, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-5468, Students: 159 )

  • Ouray Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box N, Ouray, CO 81427, Phone: (970) 325-4505, Students: 142 )

  • Ridgway Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 230, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-5468, Students: 83 )

  • Ouray Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: P O Box N, Ouray, CO 81427, Phone: (970) 325-4505, Students: 47 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ouray County, Colorado

  • Ouray Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box N, Ouray, CO 81427, Phone: (970) 325-4218, Students: 91 )

  • Ridgway High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 230, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-5468, Students: 87 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Ouray County, Colorado

  • Ouray Ld


    320 Sixth Avenue, Ouray, CO 81427

  • Ridgway Library District


    300 Charles Street, Ridgway, CO 81432

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ouray County, Colorado


  • Ouray County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 151, Ouray, CO 81427

  • Ouray County Ranch History Museum


    Po Box 190, Ridgway, CO 81432

  • Ridgway Railroad Museum


    Po Box 588, Ridgway, CO 81432

  • Weehawken Creative Arts


    Po Box 734, Ridgway, CO 81432

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ouray 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 Ouray County, Colorado.

Area Features of Ouray County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Ponderosa Heliport  

Basin


(1) Alaska Basin   (2) American Basin   (3) Bears Den   (4) Blaine Basin   (5) Champion Basin   (6) Governor Basin   (7) Grays Basin   (8) Half Moon Basin   (9) Horseshoe Basin   (10) Hurricane Basin   (11) Imogene Basin   (12) Ingram Basin   (13) Marshall Basin   (14) Mccarty Basin   (15) Middle Basin   (16) Mineral Basin   (17) Minnehaha Basin   (18) Pierson Basin   (19) Porphyry Basin   (20) Richmond Basin   (21) Ross Basin   (22) Savage Basin   (23) Schafer Basin   (24) Sidney Basin   (25) Silver Basin   (26) Slagle Basin   (27) The Amphitheater   (28) U S Basin   (29) Wetterhorn Basin   (30) Yankee Boy Basin  

Bridge


(1) Bridge Of Heaven   (2) Denver Bridge  

Building


(1) Log Hill Mesa Fire Protection District Station 2 Headquarters   (2) Ouray County Sheriff S Office   (3) Ouray Police Department   (4) Ouray Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Ridgway Area Chamber Of Commerce   (6) Ridgway Community Library   (7) Ridgway Fire Department Historical   (8) Ridgway Police Department   (9) Ridgway Rehabilitation Center   (10) Ridgway Town Hall   (11) Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Alkali Ditch Number 1   (2) Alkali Ditch Number 2   (3) Cannon Ditch   (4) Cimarron Feeder Garnet Ditch   (5) Dallas Ditch   (6) Park Ditch   (7) Ridgway Town Ditch   (8) Sneva Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Cedar Hill Cemetery   (2) Dallas Park Cemetery  

Census


(1) Loghill Village Census Designated Place   (2) Portland Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) West Arm Uncompahgre River  

Church


(1) Ridgway Community Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Ouray   (2) Ouray County   (3) Ouray Division   (4) Town Of Ridgway  

Cliff


(1) Iron Beds   (2) Mother Cline Slide   (3) The Blowout  

Dam


(1) Carroll Brown Dam   (2) Chaffe Gulch Dentention Number 6 Dam   (3) Doelz Dam   (4) Elephant Dam   (5) Full Moon Dam   (6) Otonowanda Dam  

Falls


(1) Bear Creek Falls   (2) Cascade Falls   (3) Gray Copper Falls   (4) Ingram Falls  

Flat


(1) American Flats   (2) Box Factory Park   (3) Burrows Park   (4) Cocan Flats   (5) Elder Meadow   (6) Howard Flats   (7) Hunter Park   (8) Ironton Park   (9) Moonshine Park   (10) Negro Park   (11) Thistle Park  

Gap


(1) Blue Lake Pass   (2) Cinnamon Pass   (3) Dallas Divide   (4) Denver Pass   (5) Engineer Pass   (6) Imogene Pass   (7) Owl Creek Pass   (8) Red Mountain Pass   (9) Richmond Pass   (10) Sunnyside Saddle  

Hospital


(1) Mountain Medical Center  

Lake


(1) American Lake   (2) Black Lake   (3) Cooper Lake   (4) Dry Lake   (5) Ingram Lake   (6) Lake Como   (7) Lake Emma   (8) Lake Lenore   (9) Natural Pond   (10) Parson Lake   (11) Ptarmigan Lake   (12) Rock Lake   (13) Sloan Lake   (14) Thorne Lake   (15) West Lake  

Locale


(1) American Lead And Zinc Mill   (2) Amphitheater Campground   (3) Dalpaz Ranch   (4) Elkhorn Ranch   (5) Erickson Ranch   (6) Fisher Camp   (7) Hot T Camp   (8) Kelly Camp   (9) Kettle Camp   (10) Mcclure Camp   (11) Mineral Farm   (12) Mineral Point   (13) Ouray County Fairground   (14) Ouray County Fairgrounds And Rodeo   (15) Phillips Camp   (16) Radium Springs Swimming Pool   (17) Red Mountain   (18) Rose Cabin   (19) Saint Germain Foundation   (20) Saratoga Smelter   (21) Silvershield Mill   (22) Sutton Mill   (23) Upper Camp Bird   (24) Vance Place   (25) Whitecross  

Mine


(1) Acapulco Mine   (2) Adams Mine   (3) Adelia Mine   (4) Ajax Mine   (5) Ajax Number Two Mine   (6) Alabama Mine   (7) Alaska Mine   (8) Alaska Number Two Mine   (9) Albany Mine   (10) Alma Mine   (11) Almadi Mine   (12) Alpine Mine   (13) Amador Mine   (14) American Girl Mine   (15) American Nettie Mine   (16) American Tunnel Mine   (17) American-nettie Mine   (18) Andrus Mine   (19) Anglo-saxon Mine   (20) Animas Forks Mine   (21) Annie Crook Mine   (22) Annie Wood Mine   (23) Argentine Mine   (24) Atlantic Tunnel Mine   (25) Atlas Mine   (26) Auburn Group Mine   (27) Aztec Mine   (28) Bachelor Mine   (29) Bagley Mine   (30) Bailey Shaft Mine   (31) Bankers Tunnel   (32) Barhoff Mine   (33) Barnes Tunnel Mine   (34) Barstow Mine   (35) Barstow Number Two Mine   (36) Bay State Tunnel Mine   (37) Beaver And Belfast Mine   (38) Belcher Tunnel Number One Mine   (39) Belle Creole Mine   (40) Belle Of The West Mine   (41) Ben Butler Mine   (42) Ben Franklin Mine   (43) Bess Mine   (44) Beth Number One Mine   (45) Bi-metallist Mine   (46) Big Ben Claim   (47) Big Colorado Mine   (48) Bill Young Group Mine   (49) Bimettalist Mine   (50) Black Bear Mine   (51) Black Hawk Mine   (52) Blackhawk Mine   (53) Blacksmith Mine   (54) Blaine Mine   (55) Blanchard Placer   (56) Bon Homme Mine   (57) Bonanza King Mine   (58) Bonanza Mine   (59) Boston Mine   (60) Boston Sunday Mine   (61) Bradley Mine   (62) Brazilian Mine   (63) British Queen Mine   (64) Brown Mountain Mine   (65) Buck Run Mine   (66) Bullion Tunnel   (67) Burns Group Mine   (68) Burrows Group Mine   (69) Burrows Park Group Mine   (70) Caledonia Mine   (71) Camp Bird Number 14 Level   (72) Camp Bird Number 2 Level   (73) Camp Bird Number 3 Level   (74) Capitol City Mine   (75) Carbon Lake Mine   (76) Carbonate King Mine   (77) Cascade Tunnel Mine   (78) Charter Oak Mine   (79) Chicago Tunnel   (80) Chief Ouray Mine   (81) Chipeta Mine   (82) Chord Mine   (83) Cimarron Mine   (84) Cimmaron Mine   (85) Cincinnati Shaft Mine   (86) Colorado Boy Mine   (87) Columbia Mine   (88) Columbia Tunnel Mine   (89) Columbus Mine   (90) Comet Mine   (91) Como Consolidated Mine   (92) Congress Mine   (93) Contention Mine   (94) Copper King Mine   (95) Cora Belle Mine   (96) Crevice Mine   (97) Croziers Claims   (98) Custer Mine   (99) Cutler Mine   (100) Czar Mine   (101) Czarina Mine   (102) Dad Town Mine   (103) Dakota Mine   (104) Dallas Placers Mine   (105) Dawn Of Day Mine   (106) Delano Mine   (107) Detroit Hollister Mine   (108) Dewey Mine   (109) Dewitt Mine   (110) Dixie Girl Mine   (111) Dolly Varden Mine   (112) Donald Mine   (113) Double Standard Mine   (114) Dunmore Mine   (115) Dutton Gibson Mine   (116) Early Bird Mine   (117) El Mahdi Mine   (118) Eldorado Tunnel Mine   (119) Elk Mine   (120) Endless Chain Mine   (121) Enterprise Mine   (122) Estel Crosscut Mine   (123) Evaline Mine   (124) Evening Star Mine   (125) Excelsior Mine   (126) Ezra R Mine   (127) First Chance Mine   (128) Forest Queen Mine   (129) Fortuna Mine   (130) Fourteen Mine   (131) Fredericka Group Mine   (132) Free Gold Mine   (133) Frisco Tunnel Mine   (134) Galena Queen Mine   (135) Galfy Boy Mine   (136) Gallic-vulcan Mine   (137) Galty Boy Mine   (138) Genessee Mine   (139) George Washington Mine   (140) Gladstone Mine   (141) Golconda Mine   (142) Gold Block Mine   (143) Gold Dollar Mine   (144) Gold Finch Group Mine   (145) Gold King Mine   (146) Gold Prince Mine   (147) Golden Fleece Mine   (148) Goodwin Mine   (149) Governor Mine   (150) Graham Mine   (151) Grand View Mine   (152) Granger Mine   (153) Gray Copper Falls Mine   (154) Great American Mine   (155) Great Western Mine   (156) Greyhound Mine   (157) Grizzly Bear Mine   (158) Guadaloupe Mine   (159) Guston Number Five Mine   (160) Gypsy Claim   (161) Happy Jack Mine   (162) Hawkeye Mine   (163) Henrietta Mine   (164) Hermes Group Mine   (165) Hermit Mine   (166) Hero Mine   (167) Hesperian Mine   (168) Hidden Treasure Mine   (169) High Tide Mine   (170) Homestake Mine   (171) Hoosier Boy Mine   (172) Hoosier Mine   (173) Hough Mine   (174) Hudson Mine   (175) Humboldt Mine   (176) Humbolt Mine   (177) Hummingbird Mine   (178) Idarado Mine   (179) Illinois Boy Mine   (180) Imogene Tunnel Mine   (181) Independence Mine   (182) Indian Chief Mine   (183) Jackpot Mine   (184) Japan Mine   (185) Jay Eye See Mine   (186) Joe And John Mine   (187) Johnnie B Mine   (188) Joker Tunnel Mine   (189) Jonathan Mine   (190) Kansas City Mine   (191) Keno Mine   (192) Kentucky Giant Mine   (193) Kerr-ouray Number Two Mine   (194) Kibbe Shaft Mine   (195) King Mine   (196) Klondyke Group Mine   (197) Knox Shaft Mine   (198) Koehler Tunnel   (199) Kohinoor Mine   (200) Lark Mine   (201) Larson Brothers Mine   (202) Ledge Mine   (203) Lehigh Mine   (204) Liberty Bell Mines   (205) Little Balm Of Gilead Mine   (206) Little Gem Mine   (207) Little Ida Mine   (208) Little Mary Mine   (209) London Mine   (210) Longfellow Mine   (211) Lost Day Mine   (212) Lower Columbia Mine   (213) Lower Japan Tunnel   (214) Lower White Bear Mine   (215) Lucky Jack Mine   (216) Lucky Twenty Mine   (217) Magnet Mine   (218) Magnolia Shaft Mine   (219) Maid Of The Mist Mine   (220) Mammoth Mine   (221) Mastodon Mine   (222) Maud S Mine   (223) Mayflower Mine   (224) Meldrum Tunnel   (225) Meldrum Tunnel Mine   (226) Memphis Mine   (227) Mendota Tunnel Mine   (228) Michael Breen Mine   (229) Midnight Mine   (230) Midway Mine   (231) Mikado Tunnel Mine   (232) Mineral Farm Mine   (233) Minnehaha Mine   (234) Minnesota Gulch Mine   (235) Minnesota Mine   (236) Mockingbird Mine   (237) Mogul Mine   (238) Mohawk Mine   (239) Molly Mine   (240) Monarch Mine   (241) Monas Queen Mine   (242) Montana Mine   (243) Montezuma Number One Mine   (244) Monticello Mine   (245) Mountain Eagle Mine   (246) Mountain King Mine   (247) Mountain Queen Mine   (248) Mountain Top Mine   (249) Nasby Mine   (250) Natalie Mine   (251) National Bell Mine   (252) Neodesha Mine   (253) News Boy Mine   (254) Occidental Tunnel Mine   (255) Ocean Wave Mine   (256) Ohio Mine   (257) Old Kentucky Mine   (258) Old Kibbe Shaft Mine   (259) Old Lout Mine   (260) Old Maid Mine   (261) Old Tomboy Mine   (262) Ophir Tunnel   (263) Oro-fino Tunnels Mine   (264) Orphan Boy Mine   (265) Oyama Mine   (266) Palmyra Mine   (267) Park Placer Mine   (268) Patsy Mine   (269) Paymaster Mine   (270) Penn Tunnel   (271) Picket Mine   (272) Pittsburgh Mine   (273) Plain Streak Mine   (274) Plot Mine   (275) Pony Express Mine   (276) Portland Mine   (277) Poughkeepsie Mine   (278) Preston Moore   (279) Pride Of America Mine   (280) Pride Of Bonita Mine   (281) Prince Lode Claims Mine   (282) Queen Anne Mine   (283) Rainbow Tunnel Mine   (284) Reckless Mine   (285) Red And Bonita Mine   (286) Red Cloud Mine   (287) Red Creek Mine   (288) Red Mountain Mine   (289) Red Rogers Mine   (290) Reed Tunnel Mine   (291) Resorgimento Mine   (292) Revenue Mine   (293) Robert E Lee Tunnel Mine   (294) Robinson Mine   (295) Rock Of The Ages Mine   (296) Rollo Mine   (297) Rose Mine   (298) Ross Basin Mine   (299) Ruby Trust Mine   (300) Saint Lawrence Mine   (301) Saint Louis Mine   (302) Saint Paul Mine   (303) San Antonio Mine   (304) San Bernadino Mine   (305) San Juan Chief Mine   (306) San Juan Queen Mine   (307) San Pedro Mine   (308) Santiago Mine   (309) Sarah Mine   (310) Saratoga Mine   (311) Saxon Mine   (312) Schofield Mine   (313) Scotia Mine   (314) Senator Beck Mine   (315) Senorita Mine   (316) Sequin Mine   (317) Serrano Mine   (318) Seven-thirty Mine   (319) Seward County Mine   (320) Sewell Mine   (321) Shamrock Mine   (322) Sieberg Mine   (323) Silver Bell Mine   (324) Silver Chord Mine   (325) Silver Coin Mine   (326) Silver Islet Mine   (327) Silver Jack Mine   (328) Silver King Mine   (329) Silver Ledge Mine   (330) Silver Mountain Mine   (331) Silver Queen Mine   (332) Silver Wing Mine   (333) Sixteen-to-one Mine   (334) Smuggler Mine   (335) Snowdrift Mine   (336) Snowshoe Mine   (337) Sound Democrat Mine   (338) South Dakota Mine   (339) Speedwell Mine   (340) Star Of The West Mine   (341) Sunnyside Mine   (342) Sunrise Tunnel Mine   (343) Sunshine Mine   (344) Sweepstakes Mine   (345) Syracuse Mine   (346) Syracuse Pride Mine   (347) Tantallon Mine   (348) Tempest Mine   (349) Terrible Mine   (350) Terry Tunnel Mine   (351) Tincup Claim   (352) Tip Top Mine   (353) Toltec Mine   (354) Tom Moore Mine   (355) Topeka Number One Mine   (356) Topeka Number Two Mine   (357) Torpedo Eclipse Mine   (358) Treasure Mountain Mine   (359) Treasure Trove Claims   (360) Treasury Tunnel   (361) Treasury Tunnel Mine   (362) Uncle Sam Mine   (363) Uncompahgre Chief Mine   (364) Uncompahgre Placer Mine   (365) Union Flag Mine   (366) Union Mine   (367) Upper Chieftain Mine   (368) Upper Gold King Mine   (369) Upper White Bear Mine   (370) Vanderbilt Mine   (371) Vermillion Tunnel Mine   (372) Vermont Mine   (373) Vernon Mine   (374) Victory Mine   (375) Virginius Mine   (376) Wanakah Mine   (377) Washington Mine   (378) Webster Mine   (379) Wedge Mine   (380) West View Mine   (381) Wheel Of Fortune Mine   (382) Whippoorwill Mine   (383) White Cloud Mine   (384) White Crow Mine   (385) Woodstock Mine   (386) Yankee Mine   (387) Yellow Jacket Mine   (388) Yellow Medicine Mine   (389) Yellow Rose Mine   (390) Young America Mine   (391) Zuni Group Mine  

Park


(1) Billy Creek State Wildlife Area   (2) Ridgway Town Park   (3) Rotary Park  

Pillar


(1) Chimney Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Animas Forks Historical   (2) Camp Bird   (3) Capitol City Historical   (4) Dallas   (5) Eldredge   (6) Eureka   (7) Gladstone Historical   (8) Guston Historical   (9) Ironton   (10) Loghill Village   (11) Ouray   (12) Portland   (13) Ridgway   (14) Sneffels Historical   (15) Thistledown   (16) Tomboy Historical  

Post Office


(1) Ouray Post Office   (2) Ridgway Post Office   (3) Whitecross Post Office Historical  

Reserve


(1) Uncompahgre Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Carrol Brown Reservoir   (2) Chaffe Gulch Dentention Number 6 Reservoir   (3) City Reservoir   (4) Cottonwood Reservoir   (5) Crystal Lake   (6) Denver Lake   (7) Doelz Reservoir   (8) Elephant Reservoir   (9) Lake Otonawanda   (10) Lower Desert Tank   (11) Ridgway Reservoir   (12) Spring Pond   (13) Upper Desert Tank   (14) Victor Reservoir   (15) West Pond  

Ridge


(1) Bighorn Ridge   (2) Dike Ridge   (3) Knife Edge   (4) Oak Ridge   (5) Pinion Ridge   (6) Ramshorn Ridge   (7) Sagehen Ridge   (8) Saint Sophia Ridge   (9) Spruce Ridge  

School


(1) Ridgway Elementary School  

Spring


(1) Billy Wood Spring   (2) Danforth Spring   (3) Gibson Spring   (4) Groff Spring   (5) Gutshall Spring   (6) Homer Brown Spring   (7) Hout Spring   (8) Mckean Spring   (9) Montgomery Spring   (10) Mud Spring   (11) Orvis Hot Spring   (12) Ouray Hot Springs   (13) Palmer Spring   (14) Schmidt Spring   (15) Smith Spring   (16) Ulah Brown Spring  

Stream


(1) Alkali Creek   (2) Andy Creek   (3) Angel Creek   (4) Bear Creek   (5) Beaver Creek   (6) Beaver Dam Creek   (7) Billy Creek   (8) Bridalveil Creek   (9) Burro Creek   (10) Burrows Creek   (11) Canyon Creek   (12) Cascade Creek   (13) Cedar Creek   (14) Cinnamon Creek   (15) Climax Creek   (16) Coal Creek   (17) Cooper Creek   (18) Corbett Creek   (19) Cottonwood Creek   (20) Courthouse Creek   (21) Cow Creek   (22) Cutler Creek   (23) Dallas Creek   (24) Deer Creek   (25) Dexter Creek   (26) Difficulty Creek   (27) Dipping Vat Creek   (28) Dry Creek   (29) East Fork Dallas Creek   (30) East Fork Horsefly Creek   (31) El Paso Creek   (32) Fall Creek   (33) Fisher Creek   (34) Flume Creek   (35) Horseshoe Creek   (36) Imogene Creek   (37) Letcher Creek   (38) Lewis Creek   (39) Lou Creek   (40) Martin Creek   (41) Mary Alice Creek   (42) Matterhorn Creek   (43) Mckenzie Creek   (44) Middle Fork Cement Creek   (45) Mineral Creek   (46) Miners Creek   (47) Minnehaha Creek   (48) Moose Creek   (49) Nate Creek   (50) North Fork Alkali Creek   (51) North Fork Animas River   (52) North Fork Cement Creek   (53) North Fork Henson Creek   (54) North Fork Lou Creek   (55) Oak Creek   (56) Oben Creek   (57) Owl Creek   (58) Pleasant Valley Creek   (59) Pole Creek   (60) Portland Creek   (61) Ralston Creek   (62) Red Creek   (63) Red Mountain Creek   (64) Richmond Creek   (65) Rock Creek   (66) Sambrito Creek   (67) Savage Creek   (68) Silver Creek   (69) Skyrocket Creek   (70) Sneffels Creek   (71) South Fork Alkali Creek   (72) South Fork Animas River   (73) South Fork Cement Creek   (74) Thistledown Creek   (75) Tommy Creek   (76) Vance Creek   (77) Weehawken Creek   (78) West Fork Animas River   (79) West Fork Dallas Creek   (80) West Fork Horsefly Creek   (81) West Fork West Dallas Creek   (82) Wetterhorn Creek   (83) Whitehouse Creek   (84) Wildhorse Creek   (85) Wilson Creek  

Summit


(1) Abrams Mountain   (2) Ajax Peak   (3) American Peak   (4) Baldy Peak   (5) Blackwall Mountain   (6) Bonita Peak   (7) Broken Hill   (8) Brown Mountain   (9) Burnt Mill Mesa   (10) California Mountain   (11) Cascade Mountain   (12) Chicago Peak   (13) Cinnamon Mountain   (14) Cirque Mountain   (15) Courthouse Mountain   (16) Coxcomb Peak   (17) Crown Mountain   (18) Darley Mountain   (19) Denver Hill   (20) Dolly Varden Mountain   (21) Dunsinane   (22) Edith Mountain   (23) Emery Peak   (24) Engineer Mountain   (25) Eureka Mountain   (26) Gravel Mountain   (27) Handies Peak   (28) Hanson Peak   (29) Hayden Mountain   (30) Houghton Mountain   (31) Hurricane Peak   (32) Ingram Peak   (33) Jones Mountain   (34) Log Hill Mesa   (35) Matterhorn Peak   (36) Mckenzie Butte   (37) Mcmillan Peak   (38) Mendoza Peak   (39) Miller Mesa   (40) Mount Ridgway   (41) Mount Sneffels   (42) Niagara Peak   (43) Onion Hill   (44) Potosi Peak   (45) Precipice Peak   (46) Red Mountain Number 1   (47) Red Mountain Number 2   (48) Red Mountain Number 3   (49) Redcliff   (50) Round Top   (51) Seigal Mountain   (52) Sister Peak   (53) Sneva Mountain   (54) South Baldy   (55) Spruce Mountain   (56) Stealey Mountain   (57) Stony Mountain   (58) Sunshine Mountain   (59) Teakettle Mountain   (60) Telluride Peak   (61) Treasure Mountain   (62) Trico Peak   (63) Tuttle Mountain   (64) Twin Peaks   (65) Uncompahgre Peak   (66) United States Mountain   (67) Weed Mountain   (68) West Baldy   (69) Wetterhorn Peak   (70) Whitecross Mountain   (71) Whitehouse Mountain   (72) Wildhorse Peak  

Swamp


(1) Willow Swamp  

Tower


(1) Kura-fm Ouray  

Trail


(1) Bear Creek Trail   (2) Blue Lakes Trail   (3) Courthouse Trail   (4) Cow Creek Trail   (5) Dallas Trail   (6) Green Mountain Trail   (7) Greyhound Pack Trail   (8) Horsethief Trail   (9) Ridge Stock Driveway   (10) Weehawken Pack Trail   (11) West Fork Trail  

Tunnel


(1) Bagley Tunnel  

Valley


(1) Albany Gulch   (2) Avarado Gulch   (3) Bear Gulch   (4) Big Casino Gulch   (5) Big Horn Gulch   (6) Blaine Draw   (7) Boulder Gulch   (8) Box Canyon   (9) Brooklyn Gulch   (10) Burns Gulch   (11) Busted Boiler Draw   (12) California Gulch   (13) Chaffee Gulch   (14) Champion Gulch   (15) Cleveland Gulch   (16) Cobbs Gulch   (17) Commodore Gulch   (18) Copper Gulch   (19) Corkscrew Gulch   (20) Crooked Tree Gulch   (21) Cuddigan Gulch   (22) Curran Gulch   (23) Devils Canyon   (24) Dry Gulch   (25) East Riverside Slide   (26) Edith Gulch   (27) Eureka Gulch   (28) Fairview Gulch   (29) Full Moon Gulch   (30) Galena Lion Gulch   (31) Georgia Gulch   (32) Governor Gulch   (33) Gray Copper Gulch   (34) Grouse Gulch   (35) Hendrick Gulch   (36) Kettle Gulch   (37) Lee Smelter Gulch   (38) Mcintyre Gulch   (39) Middle Canyon   (40) Monument Gulch   (41) Niagara Gulch   (42) Palmetto Gulch   (43) Parron Gulch   (44) Parson Gulch   (45) Picayne Gulch   (46) Placer Gulch   (47) Pleasant Valley   (48) Pleasant Valley Canyon   (49) Porphyry Gulch   (50) Poughkeepsie Gulch   (51) Prospect Gulch   (52) Ramshorn Gulch   (53) Redcloud Gulch   (54) Schafer Gulch   (55) Senator Gulch   (56) Silver Gulch   (57) Spirit Gulch   (58) Squaw Gulch   (59) Storm Gulch   (60) Stough Draw   (61) Taylor Draw   (62) Tiger Gulch   (63) Uncompahgre Gorge   (64) Waterhole Slide   (65) West Riverside Slide   (66) Winchester Gulch   (67) Yellowstone Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ouray County, Colorado

81432 (pop. 2,189) 81427 (pop. 976)


Counties Nearby Ouray County, Colorado

San Juan County, CO  (pop. 686) 23.9 Miles
Montrose County, CO  (pop. 40,793) 27.7 Miles
San Miguel County, CO  (pop. 7,385) 33.9 Miles
Hinsdale County, CO  (pop. 554) 35.3 Miles
Delta County, CO  (pop. 30,424) 46.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ouray County, Colorado

970



Elevation in Ouray County, Colorado is 7,284.0 ft. (2,220.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ouray County, Colorado

Lat: 38.146914 N        Long: -107.770560 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ouray 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 Ouray County, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 32   (2.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 16   (1.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 53   (3.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 146   (9.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 98   (6.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 268   (17.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 247   (16.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 249   (16.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 55   (3.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 147   (9.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 58   (3.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 36   (2.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 61   (4.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 66   (4.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,249

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 232

In 3-person carpool : 33

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 4

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 33

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 22

Walked : 223

Other means : 1

Worked at home : 432


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 194

5 to 9 minutes : 354

10 to 14 minutes : 404

15 to 19 minutes : 153

20 to 24 minutes : 95

25 to 29 minutes : 62

30 to 34 minutes : 105

35 to 39 minutes : 8

40 to 44 minutes : 50

45 to 59 minutes : 195

60 to 89 minutes : 130

90 or more minutes : 47


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ouray County, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 477

No Social Security income : 1,209


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ouray County, Colorado)

With retirement income : 305

No retirement income : 1,381


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 40

$20,000 to $24,999 : 51

$25,000 to $29,999 : 71

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 56

$40,000 to $44,999 : 56

$45,000 to $49,999 : 88

$50,000 to $59,999 : 144

$60,000 to $74,999 : 248

$75,000 to $99,999 : 195

$100,000 to $124,999 : 98

$125,000 to $149,999 : 40

$150,000 to $199,999 : 37

$200,000 or more : 80


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,132


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Ouray County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 378  (36.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 126  (12.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 119  (11.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 20  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 290  (28.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 298  (37.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 157  (19.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 281  (35.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Ouray County, Colorado

Employed: 3,000
Unemployed: 95



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Ouray 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: 0.0%
  • 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: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Ouray County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 81.74 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 81.74 Mgal/d





There are 63 Farms In Ouray County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ouray County, Colorado

The Citizens State Bank Of Ouray - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $169.1k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

Alpine Bank - 2 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ouray County, Colorado

  • Telluride Regional


    (about 15.3 miles in Mountain Village, Colorado; Airport Code: TEX)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 25.3 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)

  • Blake Field


    (about 46.8 miles in Austin, Colorado; Airport Code: ZXY)

  • North Fork Valley


    (about 47.8 miles in Hotchkiss, Colorado; Airport Code: WPO)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 52.4 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)

  • Animas Air Park


    (about 65.4 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: AMK)

  • Buckhorn Ranch


    (about 66.5 miles in Crested Butte, Colorado; Airport Code: CSE)

  • La Plata County


    (about 68.9 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Durango La Plata County


    (about 68.9 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Stevens Field


    (about 71.7 miles in Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: PGO)

  • Cortez Montezuma County


    (about 74.8 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Cortez Municipal


    (about 74.8 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Walker Field


    (about 78.2 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Grand Junction Regional


    (about 78.8 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Monticello Airport


    (about 87.0 miles in Monticello, Utah; Airport Code: MXC)

  • Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field


    (about 88.9 miles in Woody Creek, Colorado; Airport Code: ASE)

  • Aztec Municipal


    (about 91.7 miles in Flora Vista, New Mexico; Airport Code: XWH)

  • Glen-Aspen


    (about 91.9 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: CQL)

  • Garfield County Regional


    (about 94.7 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Riverside


    (about 94.7 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ouray County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

58.72%

Carpooled

13.89%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.17%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.17%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.34%

Bicycle

0.39%

Walked

11.36%

Other Means

1.12%

Worked At Home

13.84%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ouray 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
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,096

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 74

Female householder, no husband present : 91

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 358

Householder not living alone : 67


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 7

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 56

All other households : 1,605


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 854

Renter-occupied housing units : 242

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 41

Renter-occupied housing units : 33

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 65

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 246

Renter-occupied housing units : 179


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 82

$10,000 to $14,999 : 60

$15,000 to $19,999 : 74

$20,000 to $24,999 : 49

$25,000 to $29,999 : 87

$30,000 to $34,999 : 61

$35,000 to $39,999 : 107

$40,000 to $44,999 : 86

$45,000 to $49,999 : 88

$50,000 to $59,999 : 183

$60,000 to $74,999 : 338

$75,000 to $99,999 : 209

$100,000 to $124,999 : 98

$125,000 to $149,999 : 47

$150,000 to $199,999 : 37

$200,000 or more : 80


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Total : 2,401


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Occupied : 1,686

Vacant : 715


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 85

Built 2000 to 2004 : 201

Built 1990 to 1999 : 862

Built 1980 to 1989 : 375

Built 1970 to 1979 : 336

Built 1960 to 1969 : 39

Built 1950 to 1959 : 88

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 415


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 394

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 783

Electricity : 131

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 347

Solar energy : 3

Other fuel : 28

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 25

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 5

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 6

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 13

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 35

$125,000 to $149,999 : 15

$150,000 to $174,999 : 6

$175,000 to $199,999 : 36

$200,000 to $249,999 : 49

$250,000 to $299,999 : 87

$300,000 to $399,999 : 314

$400,000 to $499,999 : 164

$500,000 to $749,999 : 199

$750,000 to $999,999 : 137

$1,000,000 or more : 87


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 52

Home equity loan only : 144

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 26

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 538

Housing units without a mortgage : 446


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ouray County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : $475,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $661,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $436,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $367,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $335,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $385,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $13,300

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $379,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ouray County, Colorado: 67.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Ouray 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 65 65 $16,369,614
  Two Family 1 2 $327,448
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

66 67 $16,697,062
2000        
  Single Family 59 59 $18,276,727
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $743,629
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

61 66 $19,020,356
2001        
  Single Family 82 82 $19,272,358
  Two Family 2 4 $711,700
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $90,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

85 90 $20,074,058
2002        
  Single Family 83 83 $19,598,258
  Two Family 1 2 $286,316
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

84 85 $19,884,574
2003        
  Single Family 106 106 $21,797,638
  Two Family 2 4 $479,200
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

108 110 $22,276,838
2004        
  Single Family 82 82 $21,242,097
  Two Family 7 14 $1,929,992
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $1,399,284
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

91 103 $24,571,373
2005        
  Single Family 89 89 $26,612,269
  Two Family 1 2 $40,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

90 91 $26,652,269
2006        
  Single Family 9 9 $2,549,670
  Two Family 1 2 $208,746
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 11 $2,758,416


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ouray County, CO): $42,019
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ouray County): $238,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ouray County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 1.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 65.0%
Electricity: 15.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.7%
Wood: 14.7%
Solar Energy: 1.0%
Other Fuel: 1.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)









Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ouray County): $696
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Ouray County): $1056


(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 Ouray County, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ouray County, Colorado

Alpine Home Health Inc


     Address: 843 South 3rd Street, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/16/1998

Volunteers Of America Home Health Of Western Colo


     Address: 1681 E Niagara Road, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/31/2002

Delta Montrose Home Health Services


     Address: 70 W Stafford Lane #103, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/10/1984

Rocky Mountain Nurses Inc-delta Office


     Address: 540 Main Street #110, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/5/1995

Mountain Home Health


     Address: 300 E Denver Ave, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/5/1991

Hospitals Close To Ouray County, Colorado

Montrose Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 S 3rd St, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Delta County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1501 E 3rd Street, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Gunnison Valley Hospital


     Address: 711 N Taylor Street, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

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

Nursing Homes Close To Ouray County, Colorado

Valley Manor Care Center


     Address: 1401 South Cascade, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 67%

San Juan Living Center


     Address: 1043 Ridge Street, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Colorow Care Center


     Address: 750 8th Street, Olathe, Colorado 81425
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Willow Tree Care Center


     Address: 2050 South Main Street, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Paonia Care And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1625 Meadowbrook Boulevard, Paonia, Colorado 81428
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ouray County, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 402 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ouray County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 520
    Disabled Workers: 45
    Widowers Workers: 40
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Ouray County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 46.97%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.53%
  • Other 1.51%



(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 Ouray County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Ouray County, CO

12.60 % of Ouray County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $78,777

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Montrose County , CO 1.10 % ($40,938 AGI )
  • San Miguel County , CO 0.75 % ($34,636 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 0.68 % ($73,600 AGI )

Relocation away from Ouray County, CO

11.08 % of Ouray 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 $41,465

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Montrose County , CO 2.58 % ($59,595 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 Ouray County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.



Storms In Ouray County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
08/11/2005, 08:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/10/2005, 05:35 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/28/2003, 02:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
08/30/2000, 05:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/17/1999, 03:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/31/1999, 02:00 pm 0 0 $1M --
07/28/1999, 01:30 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/26/1998, 04:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
07/21/1998, 03:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
         
Lightning        
08/17/1999, 04:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/13/1996, 02:00 pm 1 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 Ouray 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)



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