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People

Total Population 2,019
Male Share of the Population 53.6%
Female Share of the Population 46.4%
Senior Citizens 5.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,423
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 27.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 62%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,659
% Above Poverty Level 90.3%
% Below Poverty Level 9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 14.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 29.1%
% Using Public Transportation 34.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,396
Median House Value $612,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 20.9%

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

Telluride Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 173 miles W of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County San Miguel
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81435
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.937
Longitude -107.811

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)

Station TELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance 3.1 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
Station RIDGWAY
Distance 13.8 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 LAKE CITY
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 35 F
Apr Temp 22 to 55 F
Jul Temp 44 to 77 F
Oct Temp 26 to 61 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Pandora (81435)

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
Ouray 853 $95,848
Rico 199 $46,250
Ridgway 898 $63,889
Silverton 552 $46,875

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

Telluride Public Libraries

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

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Telluride High Schools

TELLURIDE HIGH SCHOOL
725 WEST COLORADO
970-728-4377
Serves 151 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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