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Demographics

People

Total Population849
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens26.9%
Employed Population 16+451
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married50.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher48.7%
Median Earnings25+$32,847
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,156

Wealth

Median Family Income$91,136
% Above Poverty Level89.3%
% Below Poverty Level10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work23.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.3%
Median Gross Rent$976
Median House Value$351,400

Ancestry

German32%
English18.4%
Irish15.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.8%
Norwegian5.4%
French Except Basque4%
Italian2.9%
Scottish2.6%
Swedish2.2%
Finnish1.2%
Welsh1.2%
Greek0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Austrian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Polish0.4%
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Ouray Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ouray County
P.O. Box Zip Codes81427
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude38.03
Approximate Longitude-107.64

Ouray Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOURAY
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp31 to 51 F
Jul Temp51 to 76 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip24.1 inches
StationRIDGWAY
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp5 to 38 F
Apr Temp26 to 56 F
Jul Temp46 to 81 F
Oct Temp27 to 62 F
Annual Precip16.5 inches
StationTELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp2 to 37 F
Apr Temp22 to 51 F
Jul Temp41 to 77 F
Oct Temp23 to 59 F
Annual Precip23.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Mountain Village1,546$68,313
Ridgway1,012$62,778
Silverton493$62,969
Telluride1,972$69,583

Ouray Public Libraries

Ouray Library District
320 6TH AVE
Ouray, Colorado
(970) 325-4616

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Ouray Public Schools

Ouray Elementary School
400 7th Avenue
ZIP: 81427
Primary
Total Enrollment 105
Ouray Middle School
400 7th Avenue
ZIP: 81427
Middle
Total Enrollment 32
Ouray Senior High School
400 7th Avenue
ZIP: 81427
High
Total Enrollment 54
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Historic Ouray

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Red Mountain (Ouray, Silverton Stage Road) c1901.

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Red Mountain (Ouray, Silverton Stage Road) c1901.

Marshall Pass and Mt. Ouray. c1890.

Ouray (from Blow-out Canyon) c1901.

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