In 2017, La Junta, CO had a population of 6.9k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $32,437. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of La Junta, CO declined from 6,978 to 6,900, a -1.12% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,999 to $32,437, a 1.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Junta, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (46.2%), White (Hispanic) (39.1%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (4.57%), Two or More Races (Hispanic) (2.55%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%). N/A% of the people in La Junta, CO speak a non-English language, and 94.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in La Junta, CO are Otero Junior College (480 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in La Junta, CO is $89,700, and the homeownership rate is 54.6%. Most people in La Junta, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.3 minutes. The average car ownership in La Junta, CO is 2 cars per household.