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People

Total Population 853
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 452
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 45.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,848
% Above Poverty Level 87.7%
% Below Poverty Level 12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 31.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.4%
Median Gross Rent $983
Median House Value $352,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
US/American 0%
English 18.4%
Irish 16.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ouray Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 164 miles W of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Ouray
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81427
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.022
Longitude -107.67

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)

Station OURAY
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 51 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
Station RIDGWAY
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 38 F
Apr Temp 26 to 56 F
Jul Temp 46 to 81 F
Oct Temp 27 to 62 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Station TELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 37 F
Apr Temp 22 to 51 F
Jul Temp 41 to 77 F
Oct Temp 23 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ouray, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Red Mountain (81427)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Mountain Village 1,405 $67,734
Ridgway 898 $63,889
Silverton 552 $46,875
Telluride 2,019 $69,659

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

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Ouray High Schools

OURAY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
400 7TH AVENUE
970-325-4218
Serves 66 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

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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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