In 2020, Otero County, CO had a population of 18.3k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $43,075. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Otero County, CO grew from 18,282 to 18,284, a 0.0109% increase and its median household income grew from $38,169 to $43,075, a 12.9% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Otero County, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.4%), White (Hispanic) (33.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.69%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.96%).
None of the households in Otero 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.
97.6% of the residents in Otero County, CO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Otero County, CO are Otero Junior College (380 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Otero County, CO was $101,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.9%. Most people in Otero County, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, CO was 2 cars per household.