Telluride, CO


Highest Appreciating Telluride Neighborhoods Since 2000

Telluride, CO Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Telluride Housing Market Information

With 2,399 people, 860 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $758,050, Telluride house prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, Telluride real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Large apartment complexes or high rise apartments are the single most common housing type in Telluride, accounting for 44.24% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Telluride include single-family detached homes ( 29.93%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 25.38%). Towns with mostly row houses, apartments, and other high density housing types are relatively uncommon, and characteristic of compact towns that frequently have a downtown or other neighborhoods where amenities are within walking distance and a lot of street life can be seen.

People in Telluride primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) units, chiefly found in large apartment complexes or high rise apartments. Telluride has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Telluride built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Telluride built between 2000 and later ( 19.07%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 16.62%). There's also some housing in Telluride built between 1940-1969 ( 2.05%).

A decent proportion of the Telluride housing stock is seasonally occupied. That is, homes and condos in Telluride are occupied by people for a portion of the year - mainly for vacation purposes - and then locked up and left unoccupied for the remainder of the year as owners return to their primary residences. This characteristic of the Telluride housing market speaks to its popularity as a vacation location of choice.

Telluride Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Telluride have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 0.91%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Telluride house appreciation rate of 0.09%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Telluride's appreciation rate, at 4.36%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Telluride's appreciation rate has been 0.00%, which annualizes to a rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Colorado, our data show that Telluride's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Colorado.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,145,000 30.0
$859,001 - $1,145,000 14.1
$573,001 - $859,000 2.2
$458,001 - $573,000 9.4
$344,001 - $458,000 11.2
$229,001 - $344,000 18.5
$115,001 - $229,000 5.1
$57,001 - $115,000 2.4
$0 - $57,000 7.0

Very High for CO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
2.20907066682292 3.49344978165939

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Telluride Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
61.90% 2.83% 6 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,768 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 42.21
Renters 57.79
Vacant 56.96

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Telluride HOMES
2000 or Newer 19.1
1970 - 1999 62.3
1940 - 1969 2.1
1939 or Older 16.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 29.9
Townhomes 0.5
Small Apt. Buildings 25.4
Apt. Complexes 44.2
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 6.66
1 Bedroom 14.66
2 Bedrooms 38.19
3 Bedrooms 22.87
4 Bedrooms 14.61
5 or more bedrooms 3.00

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