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Tourism Data

Tourism Data: Air Travel, Durango Silverton Train, Mesa Verde (in number of persons) and Sales Tax revenues (in thousands)

Sources:
Enplanements: Durango-La Plata County Airport
Train Passengers: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Mesa Verde: US Department of the Interior: National Park Service
Sales Tax: CO Department of Revenue

Skier Visits: Durango Mountain Resort (Annual for season beginning the previous year, e.g. data for 2006.6 is for the 2005-2006 season)

Tourism Index measures the level of overall tourist activity, Dec. 2007=100, MA(6) is a six month centered moving average of tourism.

All data is the most recent available

Airport - enplanements Train-Passengers Mesa Verde Sales Tax (Retail Sales) Skier Visits

Tourism Index
(12/2007=100)

Index
MA(6)

2002.01 8,154 2,362 5,411 94.50
2002.02 9,185 2,538 6,075 100.83
2002.03 9,974 4,951 13,074 83.03 91.57
2002.04 7,024 5,321 21,309 82.92 87.61
2002.05 7,727 13,798 54,699 107.26 79.54
2002.06 8,999 21,781 80,180 6,396,522 80.89 78.97
2002.07 9,894 24,381 75,745 70.70 81.35
2002.08 10,364 20,467 51,962 52.45 75.84
2002.09 8,527 17,873 48,431 79.60 76.58
2002.10 7,558 9,609 34,395 97.18 80.08
2002.11 6,582 921 9,067 74.20 86.32
2002.12 8,249 5,380 6,037 85.35 85.08
2003.01 7,827 1,897 5,240 91.70 83.60
2003.02 8,325 1,807 4,533 89.88 84.69
2003.03 8,738 3,708 11,270 72.14 84.66
2003.04 5,584 4,717 22,083 88.34 83.08
2003.05 5,518 10,886 41,268 80.74 82.68
2003.06 7,011 26,614 83,797 6,812,751 85.19 83.69
2003.07 8,565 40,943 86,887 82.19 86.34
2003.08 8,233 28,572 82,861 87.47 86.93
2003.09 7,769 22,446 47,380 78.21 85.96
2003.10 7,440 13,232 36,768 104.23 84.51
2003.11 6,260 1,268 10,814 84.31 82.05
2003.12 7,285 5,684 5,689 79.38 83.11
2004.01 6,441 1,569 3,718 80,828 73.44 80.11
2004.02 6,686 2,018 3,859 76,879 72.74 79.65
2004.03 7,582 4,510 14,438 102,664 84.58 79.90
2004.04 5,781 5,890 21,649 106,868 86.24 82.66
2004.05 7,103 12,917 42,616 90,251 81.54 84.77
2004.06 8,817 28,110 80,600 123,011 6,580,218 80.86 84.96
2004.07 9,916 40,958 96,448 108,695 90.03 86.34
2004.08 10,025 28,689 81,771 108,983 85.39 88.84
2004.09 9,300 23,053 52,791 127,632 85.68 90.00
2004.10 8,661 12,204 33,497 102,510 94.55 90.51
2004.11 7,239 12,025 8,771 88,118 96.51 89.99
2004.12 8,004 5,953 6,653 140,416 87.85 91.74
2005.01 7,652 1,216 5,188 85,108 93.10 91.49
2005.02 7,022 1,756 5,035 85,398 82.25 92.42
2005.03 7,337 3,765 16,579 103,026 96.18 94.08
2005.04 6,453 5,297 22,892 95,665 93.08 94.95
2005.05 7,502 11,964 52,117 97,744 102.05 96.75
2005.06 8,294 29,579 95,570 131,203 6,940,625 97.81 95.89
2005.07 9,670 41,433 105,330 128,830 98.33 94.96
2005.08 10,643 28,798 88,348 115,593 93.05 93.31
2005.09 10,273 22,914 57,200 127,851 91.00 93.21
2005.10 9,422 11,984 31,087 103,433 87.52 93.78
2005.11 8,045 1,500 11,057 93,088 92.18 94.90
2005.12 9,105 4,851 7,930 154,441 97.16 93.60
2006.01 8,689 1,879 5,200 93,574 101.79 96.88
2006.02 8,005 2,334 6,847 93,906 99.76 99.46
2006.03 8,925 4,366 13,867 123,259 83.21 101.40
2006.04 6,946 5,392 25,631 104,377 107.19 102.81
2006.05 8,310 12,401 55,129 114,429 107.67 104.06
2006.06 9,305 28,614 105,832 151,553 7,268,552 108.77 109.42
2006.07 11,362 40,650 118,270 129,826 110.24 107.02
2006.08 10,712 28,402 100,106 134,295 107.31 106.59
2006.09 10,547 23,287 72,272 141,641 115.34 106.03
2006.10 11,361 12,067 32,829 112,108 92.79 105.30
2006.11 9,572 1,383 11,991 96,439 105.10 105.87
2006.12 9,653 5,141 9,274 182,345 105.37 104.67
2007.01 9,294 1,732 4,101 111,658 105.86 106.18
2007.02 9,526 2,220 6,533 105,128 110.76 106.10
2007.03 10,448 4,669 18,123 132,427 108.14 105.61
2007.04 8,116 5,498 24,362 110,807 101.86 104.81
2007.05 9,039 13,314 54,087 125,112 104.59 105.04
2007.06 9,723 28,140 101,158 157,132 7,247,252 102.45 104.81
2007.07 11,431 37,467 108,353 141,525 101.08 102.83
2007.08 10,964 27,941 103,321 145,090 112.11 102.50
2007.09 10,264 23,719 67,942 144,451 106.74 102.09
2007.10 9,504 13,892 31,684 128,174 89.99 100.86
2007.11 7,995 1,092 12,157 120,507 102.63 98.29
2007.12 9,386 3,934 9,281 195,044 100.00 98.96
2008.01 8,378 1,770 4,096 107,480 93.68 101.55
2008.02 8,299 1,821 6,240 106,422 96.71 102.55
2008.03 8,264 4,027 18,573 125,891 110.76 103.65
2008.04 9,702 4,223 24,653 129,343 105.49 105.57
2008.05 11,767 11,925 56,220 131,960 108.64 107.00
2008.06 13,854 25,288 107,110 158,337 7,293,238 106.62 106.81
2008.07 16,023 34,393 113,173 142,801 105.17 107.19
2008.08 15,642 23,709 98,280 147,748 105.32 104.80
2008.09 12,931 21,359 69,946 215,238 109.61 101.68
2008.10 11,609 11,070 38,298 127,124 107.75 100.68
2008.11 9,763 1,102 9,712 105,455 94.34 99.76
2008.12 10,433 3,167 5,145 249,708 87.86 97.54
2009.01 9,058 2,024 4,978 104,661 99.22 96.42
2009.02 9,323 1,664 5,435 93,085 99.80 97.65
2009.03 11,174 3,556 14,645 186,963 96.27 101.03
2009.04 9,485 4,126 23,865 105,905 101.04 103.07
2009.05 11,824 11,154 52,419 108,673 101.72 104.26
2009.06 13,905 24,347 108,944 221,955 6,709,303 108.13 105.64
2009.07 15,613 36,375 118,091 128,707 111.46 105.90
2009.08 15,772 24,318 98,797 125,677 106.92 108.65
2009.09 14,552 21,541 67,224 216,629 104.55 109.15
2009.10 13,438 11,406 37,587 105,909 102.61 109.05
2009.11 12,690 912A 11,591 92,938 118.21 109.42
2009.12 13,737 3,535 6,801 259,744 111.17 107.47
2010.01 10,280 1,137 4,212 87,176 110.87 109.03
2010.02 10,843 1,737 4,549 88,908 109.13 107.18
2010.03 12,812 3,308 12,112 209,789 92.82 107.01
2010.04 11,358 3,851 26,390 100,747 112.01 106.80
2010.05 13,642 10,606 54,833 108,411 107.10 107.00
2010.06 14,886 24,219 111,802 260,174 6,740,478 110.13 109.56
2010.07 17,206 35,958 116,017 125,659 109.62 108.90
2010.08 17,846 25,027 101,458 121,140 110.30 109.89
2010.09 15,823 21,774 69,169 272,324 108.21 110.02
2010.10 14,548 11,271 40,243 115,386 108.05 112.46
2010.11 12,472 618 10,758 102,796 113.07 112.27
2010.12 13,865 3,276 8,169 284,352 110.91 111.21
2011.01 11,887 1,485 5,788 94,807 124.26 110.27
2011.02 11,001 1,496 5,323 92,981 109.13 111.03
2011.03 12,836 3,689 14,311 231,685 101.86 111.16
2011.04 12,288 3,793 24,325 103,738 102.37 109.75
2011.05 14,776 9,658 59,077 116,789 117.65 110.73
2011.06 16,345 23,257 113,928 304,324 6,946,826 111.66 112.10
2011.07 18,127 33,525 120,840 135,708 115.83 116.40
2011.08 17,653 21,636 103,413 135,481 115.01 116.99
2011.09 16,670 20,658 70,453 333,475 110.09 122.59
2011.10 15,386 10,571 37,264 125,181 128.16 126.33
2011.11 13,641 584 9,906 108,299 121.16 129.34
2011.12 14,391 3,099 7,701 326,229 145.31 137.18
2012.01 11,993 1,535 6,288 108,043 138.27 135.75
2012.02 12,255 1,904 5,771 108,676 133.04 131.65
2012.03 13,381 3,949 14,411 300,652 157.13 120.50
2012.04 12,388 3,806 25,245 117,210 119.62 112.97
2012.05 14,031 10,634 51,503 130,270 96.54 105.55
2012.06 17,323 24,727 85,908 345,556 78.39 98.19
2012.07 18,714 31,535 98,574 141,926 93.08 101.37
2012.08 19,535 21,810 81,558 88.56 102.34
2012.09 18,347 19,553 60,439 112.95 108.32
2012.10 17,412 10,934 40,982 138.69 113.40
2012.11
2012.12

Notes:

A. In 2009 the train was closed until 11/24/2009 

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