The CEDS document provides detailed economic and demographic profiles for Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan counties, and the Southern Ute and Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribes and is updated every five years. The purpose is to retain and create better paying jobs, fostering stable and more diversified economies, and improve the quality of life for residents of Southwest Colorado.
This is the fifth full edition. Anyone interested in more information on previous CEDS, please call our Economic Development Project Manager Heather Otter at (970) 247-9621 or Email
The Region 9 CEDS is informed by the State of Colorado's Rural Economic Blueprint and Resiliency Framework.
Older documents are available by contacting 970-247-9621