In 2020, La Plata County, CO had a population of 56.1k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $69,291. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of La Plata County, CO grew from 55,617 to 56,138, a 0.937% increase and its median household income grew from $68,685 to $69,291, a 0.882% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Plata County, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.8%), White (Hispanic) (8.35%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.03%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.94%).
None of the households in La Plata County, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.9% of the residents in La Plata County, CO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in La Plata County, CO are Fort Lewis College (671 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in La Plata County, CO was $415,900, and the homeownership rate was 71%. Most people in La Plata County, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in La Plata County, CO was 2 cars per household.