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America's Loneliest Counties

Stories and Stats from The Least Populated Most Remote Rural Counties in the US


See the full list Updated April 2014

Dolores County, Colorado
Seat: Dove

The population of Dolores County, Colorado fell by 35 in 2013 bringing the total to 2029 people living in 1456 homes and apartments spread across 1067 square miles. The new estimate moves Dolores County to number 94 in our list of least populated counties in the US.


People who live in Dolores County have an annual income of $24392 which is $6647 less than the statewide average for Colorado. The average per capita income nationwide is $28051. Dolores County ranks number 71 for highest income in sparsely populated counties.


Homes are cheap here with the median value of a home being $123000 compared to $181400 nationwide. 79.8% of housing units in Dolores County are occupied by their owners.


The US Census Bureau reports 0.4% of the county's residents are foreign immigrants who have settled in one of the most remote places in America.


Famous People from Dolores County, Colorado includes entrepreneur Lisa Arie and America's last known combat veteran from World War I Howard Verne Ramsey.


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