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Durango
  • Town in Colorado

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

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Durango is a town in Colorado with a population of 19,413. Durango is in La Plata County and is one of the best places to live in Colorado. Living in Durango offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Durango and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Durango are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$472,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,297
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    160
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    45
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    25
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    295.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,555.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    275.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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