Montrose, Colorado

Population 18,940

Montrose is located in Montrose County, CO. The population is 18,940, making Montrose the largest city in Montrose County.

There are 12 public schools in Montrose with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Montrose is very low , and there are 77 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Montrose is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Montrose property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Montrose include Colona, Olathe and Loghill Village.

Montrose Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 26.3%

Crime Rate

33.52% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 256
  • Violent Crimes: 204
  • Robbery: 46
  • Burglary: 348
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

66.69% Higher than national avg.
  • 77 offenders in Montrose
  • 40.65 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

176 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 8
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 6
  • Tanks & Spills: 160


Moderate 3.1%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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12 Public Schools view public schools

There are 12 K-12 public schools in Montrose, CO and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Montrose's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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77 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Montrose, CO

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42 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Montrose, CO issued 42 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Montrose, CO issued 30 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $772
  • 1 Bedroom: $777
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,022
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,452
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,548

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Environmental Hazards

176 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
    Montrose, CO has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Montrose, CO is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.6 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.4°
  • February 31.38°
  • March 42.18°
  • April 48.63°
  • May 48.08°
  • June 69.87°
  • July 74.75°
  • August 72.3°
  • September 63.97°
  • October 50.72°
  • November 39.6°
  • December 22.95°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Montrose, CO

Montrose, CO has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Montrose, CO has no risk of hurricanes.
Montrose, CO has a very low risk of hail storms.
Montrose, CO has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Montrose, CO: $41,547


Unemployment in Montrose is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 44.47%
White Collar - 55.53%


State Representatives

  • Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • Sen. Michael F. Bennet
  • Sen. Cory Gardner

City Representatives

  • Scott Tipton

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

33 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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