In 2017, Otero County, CO had a population of 18.3k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $35,051. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Otero County, CO declined from 18,440 to 18,325, a -0.624% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,477 to $35,051, a 1.66% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Otero County, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.5%), White (Hispanic) (35.7%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.38%), Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.42%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.977%). N/A% of the people in Otero County, CO speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Otero County, CO are Otero Junior College (480 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Otero County, CO is $91,800, and the homeownership rate is 64.3%. Most people in Otero County, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, CO is 2 cars per household.