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Demographics

People

Total Population1,972
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens5.2%
Employed Population 16+1,287
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married34.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher68.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,600
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,607

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,583
% Above Poverty Level88%
% Below Poverty Level12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home14.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work39.1%
% Using Public Transportation20.3%

Housing

People Living Alone40.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,313
Median House Value$794,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.5%
Irish17.6%
German11.8%
Italian10.4%
English10.1%
Scottish4.8%
Swedish4.6%
French Except Basque4.3%
Dutch2.3%
Polish2.1%
Hungarian1.6%
Arab1.5%
Danishn1.3%
Lebanese1.2%
Belgian1.2%
Russian1.1%
Australian0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Czech0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Portuguese0.6%
Luxemburger0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Syrian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
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Telluride Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Miguel County
Standard Zip Codes81435
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.94
Approximate Longitude-107.9

Telluride Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance3.1 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
StationRIDGWAY
Distance13.8 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
StationLAKE CITY
Distance27.5 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 35 F
Apr Temp22 to 55 F
Jul Temp44 to 77 F
Oct Temp26 to 61 F
Annual Precip14.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Mountain Village1,546$68,313
Ouray849$91,136
Rico186$47,000
Ridgway1,012$62,778
Silverton493$62,969

Telluride Public Libraries

San Miguel Library District # 1 (telluride)
100 W. PACIFIC AVE.
Telluride, Colorado
(970) 728-4519

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Telluride Public Schools

Telluride Elementary School
447 West Columbia
ZIP: 81435
Primary
Total Enrollment 533
Telluride High School
725 West Colorado Avenue
ZIP: 81435
High
Total Enrollment 221
Telluride Middle School
721 West Colorado Avenue
ZIP: 81435
Middle
Total Enrollment 144

Telluride Private Schools

Telluride Mountain School
200 San Miguel River Dr
ZIP: 81435
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 80
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Bridal Veil Falls. c1893.
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