Durango Real Estate Services

Jim Wotkyns, Owner of The Wells Group of Durango, Inc. offering professional real estate services in Southwest Colorado and southern San Juan Mountains since 1985 with offices in Durango, Bayfield, Tamarron, Glacier Club and Needles near Purgatory Village at Durango Mountain Resort.

 


 

Why Choose Durango Colorado?

Are you shopping rustic real estate markets for the best mountain town to live in?   Look no further than Durango for a livable, walk able mountain town that checks all the boxes!  Durango is the perfect sized mountain town with well priced homes.  We get enough snow for outdoor recreation and way more days of sunshine so we can get out and enjoy it!
durango - best colorado mountain town to live in

  • Population = 18,985 City / 55,541 La Plata County
  • Elevation = 6,512 ft.
  • Median Home Price = $339,000
  • Summer Temp. (average in January) = 40 F
  • Winter Temp. (average in July) = 85 F
  • Sunny Days = 300
  • Rainfall (average annually) = 19 inches
  • Snowfall (average annually) = 67 inches

 

Comparative HOME VALUES in Rocky Mountain Communities

  Average Home Cost Population Elevation Temperatures
LOW / HI (F)
Average #
Sunny Days
Average Snowfall
inches per year
Aspen, Colorado $1,616,400 7,359 8,000 10 / 79 246 153
Breckenridge, Colorado $750,000 4,648 9,600 19 / 72 243 149
Durango, Colorado $339,000 18,985 6,512 11 / 87 300 67
Steamboat Springs, Colorado $537,000 12,965 6,732 3 / 82 242 154
Telluride, Colorado $2,000,000 2,319 8,750 4 / 77 242 167
Vail, Colorado $720,000 5,311 8,022 6 / 77 247 108
Coeur d’Alen, Idaho $379,000 50,665 2,188 25 / 85 174 69
Hailey, Idaho $786,033 86,014 5,318 13 / 84 209 90
Ketchum, Idaho $1,175,092 2,706 5,853 6 / 81 204 95
Park City, Utah $1,892,797 7,962 7,000 14 / 83 229 95
Cody, Wyoming $399,670 9,833 4,997 15 / 85 213 41
Jackson, Wyoming $1,938,351 10,135 6,237 5 / 82 212 109
Bozeman, Montana $504,541 39,860 4,820 13 / 83 188 63
Whitefish, Montana $686,173 6,649 3,028 16 / 82 151 73
Santa Fe, New Mexico $629,723 69,978 7,198 17 / 85 283 28
Taos, New Mexico $438,894 5,731 6,969 10 / 86 283 26

 

US average = 205 sunny days
US average = 28 inches of snow

2019 Source: https://www.topvaluereviews.net/features/charming-small-towns-rockies/
Data from Google Map Data, Bestplaces.net, Kayak.com, Trulia.com and Zillow