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Pagosa Springs
  • Town in Colorado

Report Card

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

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Pagosa Springs is a town in Colorado with a population of 1,751. Pagosa Springs is in Archuleta County. Living in Pagosa Springs offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Pagosa Springs and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Pagosa Springs are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$250,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$765
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    282.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    94
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    141
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,786.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Pagosa Springs

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$26,125
National
$64,994

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