Durango Information

Durango Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Durango, CO

General Durango Information

State: Colorado

County: La Plata County

Close cities: Dolores, CO, Durango, CO, Hesperus, CO, Mancos, CO, Bayfield, CO, Arboles, CO, Marvel, CO, Ignacio, CO

Durango Population (census data)
Total 16,007 (+14.3% since 2000)
Male 8,165 (51.0%)
Female 7,842 (49.0%)

Population Density: 2,360 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 97.5 (US Avg is 100)

Durango Elevation: 6,523 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1881

Land Area: 6.78 square miles

Median Household Income: $38,972

Zip Codes: 81303, 81302, and 81301.

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Durango Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Hispanic (10.3%)
  • American Indian (6.5%)
  • Other race (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Black (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.6%)
  • Irish (14.1%)
  • English (14.0%)
  • Italian (5.0%)
  • United States (4.0%)
  • Scottish (4.0%)
Foriegn Born: 382 people (2.4%)
  • Latin America (50.0%)
  • Europe (19.2%)
  • Asia (19.2%)
  • Africa (11.5%)

Local Durango Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Colorado, University of Denver

Durango School Information

High Schools
Durango High School (2390 Main Avenue, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Middle Schools
Escalante Middle School (141 Baker Lane, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Miller Middle School (2608 Junction Street, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Elementary Schools
Animas Valley Elementary School (373 Hermosa Meadows Road, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Florida Mesa Elementary School (216 Highway 172, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Needham Elementary School (2425 West Third Avenue, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Park Elementary School (623 East 5th Street, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Riverview Elementary School (2900 Mesa Avenue, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Sunnyside Elementary School (75 CR 218, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)
Other/Private Schools
Durango Second Chance (301 East 12th Street, Durango, CO, 81301 - Durango 9-R District)

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