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Durango Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Durango Area is 52,547. The Durango Area population density is 30.92 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 49.93 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Durango Area is white, which represent 87.94% of the total population. The average Durango Area education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 52,547. #554

Population Density, #733

Durango Area
30.92 per square mile
49.93 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:46,210 (87.94%, #405)
Black:204 (0.39%, #827)
Hispanic:6,454 (12.28%, #214)
Asian:361 (0.69%, #561)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):3,103 (5.91%, #40)
One Race, Other:1,531 (2.91%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,138 (2.17%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,136 (48.59%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:397 (6.15%, see rank)
Cuban:15 (0.23%, see rank)
Central American:48 (0.74%, see rank)
South American:95 (1.47%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

46,152 (87.83%) out of the total population of 52,547 reported first ancestry.

 Durango Area% of the Total PopulationColoradoU.S.
Arab1540.29%, see rank0.39%0.56%
Czech2780.53%, see rank0.70%0.47%
Danish4250.81%, see rank0.82%0.42%
Dutch1,1452.18%, see rank1.81%1.40%
English6,88213.10%, see rank10.49%8.02%
French2,0953.99%, see rank3.48%3.34%
German11,94522.73%, see rank20.88%15.03%
Greek1870.36%, see rank0.38%0.41%
Hungarian2150.41%, see rank0.39%0.46%
Irish7,83314.91%, see rank12.04%10.80%
Italian2,6625.07%, see rank5.10%5.52%
Norwegian1,0882.07%, see rank2.18%1.42%
Polish1,3762.62%, see rank2.51%3.01%
Portuguese1170.22%, see rank0.21%0.44%
Russian5170.98%, see rank1.09%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,0181.94%, see rank1.27%0.99%
Scottish2,0423.89%, see rank2.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African1130.22%, see rank0.73%0.95%
Swedish1,5132.88%, see rank2.43%1.27%
Swiss5881.12%, see rank0.46%0.30%
Ukrainian220.04%, see rank0.25%0.31%
American2,8975.51%, see rank5.18%7.12%
Welsh4900.93%, see rank0.92%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 26,698 (50.81%, see rank)
Females: 25,849 (49.19%, see rank)

Durango Area
Male: 50.81%
Female: 49.19%
Male: 50.18%
Female: 49.82%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Durango Area
38.50 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Durango Area
37.30 years old
35.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Durango Area
40.20 years old
37.30 years old
38.80 years old

 Durango Area% of the Total PopulationColoradoU.S.
Under 5 years2,8585.44%, see rank6.49%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,8475.42%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,9555.62%, see rank6.63%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,7577.15%, see rank6.57%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,7667.17%, see rank7.07%7.13%
25 to 34 years7,30113.89%, see rank14.71%13.47%
35 to 44 years6,65912.67%, see rank13.67%12.96%
45 to 54 years7,56814.40%, see rank13.93%14.09%
55 to 64 years8,05315.33%, see rank12.31%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,2608.11%, see rank6.91%7.64%
75 to 84 1,8043.43%, see rank3.46%4.25%
85 years and over7191.37%, see rank1.45%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Durango AreaColoradoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population36,364, 100%3,453,403209,056,129
Less Than High School2,079, 5.72%, see rank9.62%13.67%
High School Graduate6,979, 19.19%, see rank21.99%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree11,534, 31.72%, see rank30.93%29.09%
Bachelor Degree10,022, 27.56%, see rank23.74%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5,750, 15.81%, see rank13.73%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.61, see rank14.1413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Durango Area ColoradoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,24065.97%34.03%72.68%27.32%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,89090.37%, see rank9.63%, see rank91.90%8.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,24992.00%, see rank8.00%, see rank93.09%6.91%90.60%9.40%
College4,26893.74%, see rank6.26%, see rank84.22%15.78%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School54368.51%, see rank31.49%, see rank65.39%34.61%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Durango AreaColoradoU.S.
Total Households21,124, 100%1,998,314116,211,092
Average Household Size2.39, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households6,177, 29.24%, see rank28.04%27.57%
2 or More Person Households14,947, 70.76%, see rank71.96%72.43%
Family Households (Families)12,778, 60.49%, see rank64.18%66.22%
Average Family Size3.02, see rank3.223.32
Married-Couple Family10,197, 48.27%, see rank49.32%48.42%
Nonfamily Households8,346, 39.51%, see rank35.82%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Durango Area%ColoradoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total43,887see rank4,162,789252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over22,209100%, see rank2,078,151123,281,364
Never Married8,11236.53%, see rank34.71%35.77%
Married10,93049.21%, see rank52.95%52.04%
Widowed5752.59%, see rank2.06%2.57%
Divorced2,59211.67%, see rank10.28%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over21,678100%, see rank2,084,638129,692,771
Never Married5,90327.23%, see rank27.28%29.48%
Married11,06151.02%, see rank52.25%49.19%
Widowed1,5116.97%, see rank6.85%9.16%
Divorced3,20314.78%, see rank13.61%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Durango Area%ColoradoU.S.
Native50,82396.72%, see rank90.24%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence18,68835.56%, see rank42.58%58.73%
Born in Different State31,67960.29%, see rank46.22%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4560.87%, see rank1.45%1.42%
Foreign Born1,7243.28%, see rank9.76%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship7931.51%, see rank3.70%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship9311.77%, see rank6.06%7.09%
Born In Europe3030.58%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia2980.57%, see rank2.17%3.82%
Born In Africa1420.27%, see rank0.55%0.55%
Born In Oceania130.02%, see rank0.08%0.07%
Born In Latin America7291.39%, see rank5.30%6.83%
Born In Northern America2390.45%, see rank0.30%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Durango Area%ColoradoU.S.
English18,51687.65%, see rank82.34%79.39%
Spanish1,7058.07%, see rank11.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4282.03%, see rank3.32%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages750.36%, see rank2.07%3.36%
Other4001.89%, see rank0.86%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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