CO

National Population : 333,590,059
Colorado State Population : 5,605,608

About La Junta, CO

La Junta, CO is located in Otero County in the state of Colorado.

The total City Population for La Junta is about 7,963 with about 865 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 9,926.

The Average Home Value is $97,600.00, which is roughly 63% lower than the Average Home Value of $264,378.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 48% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $32,081.00, which is roughly 48% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,414.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 44% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for La Junta is about 7.5%.

Colorado is ranked #9 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 71.88 out of 100.

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Voting

Otero County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 37.36% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 60.11%
Democratic: 37.65%
Other: 1.16%
Libertarian: 0.92%
Green: 0.17%


Nearby Locations

Rocky Ford, CO (15.94 mi.)
Manzanola, CO (20.49 mi.)
Fowler, CO (24.92 mi.)
Olney Springs, CO (28.62 mi.)
Ordway, CO (28.97 mi.)
Tyrone, CO (30.20 mi.)
Delhi, CO (30.20 mi.)
Thatcher, CO (30.20 mi.)
Model, CO (30.20 mi.)
Sugar City, CO (30.51 mi.)
Deora, CO (34.61 mi.)
Las Animas, CO (34.61 mi.)
Fort Lyon, CO (34.61 mi.)
Ninaview, CO (34.61 mi.)
Boone, CO (40.21 mi.)
Kim, CO (41.19 mi.)
Villegreen, CO (41.19 mi.)
Avondale, CO (41.82 mi.)
N Avondale, CO (41.82 mi.)
North Avondale, CO (41.82 mi.)
Arlington, CO (45.23 mi.)
Branson, CO (47.36 mi.)
Caddoa, CO (49.10 mi.)
Hasty, CO (49.10 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 81050
Latitude : 37.954192
Longitude : -103.529407
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 4184 ft.
Area Code(s) : 719

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.38
Male Population Estimate : 48.55%
Female Population Estimate : 51.13%
Median Age : 39.2
Male Median Age : 36.6
Female Median Age : 41.3

White Population Estimate : 81.20%
Black Population Estimate : 1.68%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 39.44%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.11%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.20%
Indian Population Estimate : 3.81%
Other Population Estimate : 16.28%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of La Junta specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Otero County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Otero County: About 158 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Otero County is about 45% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.