A+ Durango Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Durango Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% higher than Colorado
12424% more expensive than the US average
11010% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Durango cost of living
C- Durango Crime Total crime is 29% higher than Colorado
Total crime
3,96454% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2654% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Durango crime
C Durango Employment Household income is 3% lower than Colorado
Median household income
$60,3349% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,50112% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%21% lower than the US average
Durango employment
F Durango Housing Home value is 45% higher than Colorado
Median home value
$383,500108% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,11818% higher than the US average
Home ownership
52%18% lower than the US average
Durango real estate or Durango rentals
D- Durango Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Colorado
High school grad. rates
94%13% higher than the US average
School test scores
39%21% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:117% lower than the US average
Durango K-12 schools or Durango colleges

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      Beautiful but Boring

      Durango, Colorado has all the mountains cites you can see, has all the parks you need, highest restaurants and weed stores per capital but gets boring kinda quick. The shopping here is not the greatest. Bunch of local shops but most them sell the same thing, bunch of restaurants but super over priced for the locals to eat at. Few chained restaurants that are able to be enjoyed but not many. Nightlife here is not really there, few bars are open up at night but just a couple, usually sun down your at home cause of how little there is to do at night (unless you go out to eat but still go home after) Community events are very fun, they have quite a few a year bring the community together. Everyone is friendly. Lots of people are living in such a small space.
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      Mountain Living at its Best in Durango, Colorado

      Located in the venerable Rocky Mountains, Durango, Colorado is an outdoor lover's paradise. I love living in Durango because of all the interesting recreational activities it provides both its residents and visitors. Fort Lewis College is a central hub of activity and the lifeblood of Durango's close-knit community. In addition to the college, plentiful job opportunities are found in the area's diverse service industry. The town boasts a diverse climate with four distinct seasons. The charming mountain setting provides a host of fun activities including ziplining, white water river rafting, skiing, and more.

      One of the most popular tourist attractions is the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, connecting the two idyllic mountain towns. Located just 30 minutes away, the Purgatory Ski Resort features a variety of activities in both the winter and summer. However, the best area of Durango is Main Avenue. This Nationally Registered Historic District offers a myriad of quaint dining and shopping opportunities sure to please any taste.
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      Source: The Durango, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).