La Plata County, CO

IMG_1110

Quality of Life

What is quality of life? Everything that makes a place worth calling home. From top-rated educational choices to award winning health care, we have it all. 

Move to Durango 

From diverse landscapes to superb arts and culture, La Plata County draws national attention as one of the best places to live. Learn all of the reasons you should move to La Plata County today. 

Ranked one of the best places to live

Quick Stats

Poverty Rate 9.6%

Population 55,101

1.16% Growth

Median Age 39.7

Median Property Value $375,400

5.24% Growth

Median Household Income $62,533

1.01% Growth

Number of Employees 29,184

2.05% Growth

Amazing Outdoors

DSC05155

Our beautiful outdoor spaces bring people to La Plata County and are the reason people stay for a lifetime. 

Events and Entertainment

27503852_1823617467710317_1567744181543202353_o

There is no shortage of events, life music, entertainment, and family-friendly happenings to participate in. 

Welcoming Community

scottdwsmith_img_9996copy

Whether you’ve been here for an hour or 10 years, the community will make you feel right at home. 

La Plata County Metrics

Housing

Data from 2017 Census Bureau