In 2019, Otero County, CO had a population of 18.3k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $38,169. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Otero County, CO declined from 18,325 to 18,282, a −0.235% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,136 to $38,169, a 11.8% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Otero County, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.1%), White (Hispanic) (37%), Other (Hispanic) (2.95%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.06%). 0% of the households in Otero County, CO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
96.6% of the residents in Otero County, CO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Otero County, CO are Otero Junior College (418 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Otero County, CO was $94,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.9%. Most people in Otero County, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, CO was 2 cars per household.