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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade C
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade C minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Ouray County is located in Colorado with a population of 4,796. In Ouray County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Ouray County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Ouray County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$449,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,223
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    289
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,541.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    192.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Ouray County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,417
National
$62,843

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