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Cost of Living - Compared to the rest of the country, San Juan County's cost of living is 13.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
Population - As of 2014, San Juan County's population is 747 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.87 percent.
Transportation - Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
Real Estate - The median home cost in San Juan County is $244,300. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.30 percent.
San Juan County, Colorado, gets 24 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 154 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 113.
On average, there are 251 sunny days per year in San Juan County, Colorado. The July high is around 73 degrees. The January low is -2. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 86 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.
Silverton in Summer
"Tiny and nestled between two rugged San Juan Mountain passes, Red Mountain and Molas, Silverton has been a beloved destination since its mining days, especially those pursuing new heights outdoors, from OHV trails, backcountry camping and hiking, fishing and much more."
Silverton in Winter
"The snow-covered San Juan Mountains around Silverton provide an enchanting setting for various outdoor winter activities including alpine, extreme, snow-cat and cross-country skiing; snowshoeing, ice fishing, natural ice climbing, ice skating, sledding and snowmobiling. The Silverton Snowmobile Club grooms many miles of multi-use trails with easy access from town on US Highway 550, including at Molas Lake. Guided tours are available for snowmobiling, extreme and snow-cat skiing. If you prefer off the track adventure, treat yourself to a ski lodge getaway and make your own trails. Come to Silverton and enjoy some of the best snow in the country!"
-Silverton Area Chamber of Commerce