Telluride is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,369 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Telluride is the 118th largest community in Colorado.
Telluride home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Telluride real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Telluride isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Telluride are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Telluride is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Telluride who work in sales jobs (18.41%), management occupations (14.85%) and food service (13.66%).
Of important note, Telluride is also a town of artists. Telluride has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Telluride’s character.
Also of interest is that Telluride has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Telluride telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.46% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Another notable thing is that Telluride is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Telluride’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
In addition, Telluride is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Despite being a small town, Telluride has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Telluride, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Telluride is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.83% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Telluride in 2010 was $38,246, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,984 for a family of four. However, Telluride contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Telluride home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Telluride residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Telluride include Irish, English, German, Italian, French and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Telluride is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||843|
|TELLURIDE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||42.59%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||57.41%|
|TYPE OF TELLURIDE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||31.48%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.92%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||23.74%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||43.86%|
|SIZE OF TELLURIDE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.60%|
|AGE OF TELLURIDE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||17.07%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||61.13%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||2.39%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||19.41%|
|TELLURIDE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$746,575|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,099|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $56,000||4.46%|
|$56,001 - $113,000||9.47%|
|$113,001 - $225,000||3.34%|
|$225,001 - $338,000||9.47%|
|$338,001 - $451,000||10.31%|
|$451,001 - $563,000||6.69%|
|$563,001 - $845,000||2.23%|
|$845,001 - $1,127,000||14.21%|
|PEOPLE OF TELLURIDE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.37%|
|5 TO 17||11.85%|
|18 TO 24||6.68%|
|25 TO 34||24.46%|
|35 TO 54||36.69%|
|55 TO 64||11.85%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.09%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.00%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$61,875|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,246|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||10.67%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Accommodation (29.70%)
Real estate (9.80%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.46%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.84%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (22.04%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.56%)
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