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La Junta, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

La Junta,CO index of house prices

Total population: 6,964 (All urban)

Houses: 3,340 (3,045 occupied: 1,669 owner occupied, 1,287 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,170 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013 in this county: $61,410.

Median contract rent in 2013: $302 (lower quartile is $205, upper quartile is $377)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $551


Median gross rent in La Junta, CO in 2013: $360

Housing units in La Junta with a mortgage: 1,076 (159 second mortgage, 79 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 665

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $53,357

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,049

Median monthly housing costs: $622


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La Junta, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,962 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
La Junta:

$92,962
Colorado:

$240,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,141 - $125,570
Median year house/condo built: 1960

Median year apartment built: 1955

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,390
  • In family households: 6,243 (1,498 male householders, 539 female householders)
    1,458 spouses, 2,398 children (2,030 natural, 107 adopted, 261 stepchildren), 128 grandchildren, 41 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 25 other relatives, 130 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,147 (413 male householders (352 living alone)), 613 female householders (585 living alone)), 121 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 315 (120 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 881 2-persons, 438 3-persons, 426 4-persons, 184 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 937 1-person, 77 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

1,221 married couples with children.
653 single-parent households (129 men, 524 women).

79.9% of residents of La Junta speak English at home.
18.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (52% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 72% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 322 (4.2%)
(31.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in La Junta, Colorado:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 901 bedroom
  • 5972 bedrooms
  • 7593 bedrooms
  • 4334 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Junta, Colorado:

  • 50no bedroom
  • 3761 bedroom
  • 3752 bedrooms
  • 2143 bedrooms
  • 474 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in La Junta in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 64no vehicle
  • 7331 vehicle
  • 7982 vehicles
  • 2723 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in La Junta in renter-occupied apartments

  • 217no vehicle
  • 5261 vehicle
  • 2762 vehicles
  • 643 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in La Junta, Colorado:

  • 01 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 463 rooms
  • 2414 rooms
  • 4535 rooms
  • 5006 rooms
  • 2297 rooms
  • 2288 rooms
  • 2319+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Junta, Colorado:

  • 311 room
  • 1302 rooms
  • 2373 rooms
  • 2284 rooms
  • 2195 rooms
  • 1076 rooms
  • 867 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 299+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • La Junta, CO household income distribution

  • La Junta, CO household income distribution
  • 463Less than $10,000
  • 311$10,000 to $14,999
  • 377$15,000 to $19,999
  • 220$20,000 to $24,999
  • 216$25,000 to $29,999
  • 214$30,000 to $34,999
  • 181$35,000 to $39,999
  • 195$40,000 to $44,999
  • 114$45,000 to $49,999
  • 225$50,000 to $59,999
  • 282$60,000 to $74,999
  • 139$75,000 to $99,999
  • 75$100,000 to $124,999
  • 38$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in La Junta, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in La Junta, CO
  • 53Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 87$40,000 to $49,999
  • 181$50,000 to $59,999
  • 95$60,000 to $69,999
  • 166$70,000 to $79,999
  • 122$80,000 to $89,999
  • 184$90,000 to $99,999
  • 267$100,000 to $124,999
  • 100$125,000 to $149,999
  • 83$150,000 to $174,999
  • 67$175,000 to $199,999
  • 50$200,000 to $249,999
  • 26$250,000 to $299,999
  • 33$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in La Junta, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in La Junta, CO
  • 86Less than $100
  • 32$100 to $149
  • 19$150 to $199
  • 43$200 to $249
  • 160$250 to $299
  • 47$300 to $349
  • 68$350 to $399
  • 163$400 to $449
  • 57$450 to $499
  • 43$500 to $549
  • 74$550 to $599
  • 27$600 to $649
  • 77$650 to $699
  • 79$700 to $749
  • 15$800 to $899
  • 12$900 to $999
  • 38$1,000 to $1,249
  • 43$1,250 to $1,499
  • 19$1,500 to $1,999
  • 75No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 141995 to March 2000
  • 641990 to 1994
  • 541985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 331975 to 1979
  • 571970 to 1974
  • 441965 to 1969
  • 56Before 1965
La Junta commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 538
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 907
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 687
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 381
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 200
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 18
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 47
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 23
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 33
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 49
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 92
  • 90 or more minutes: 64
La Junta, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.7%
Number of people working at home: 119 (3.8% of all workers)

La Junta mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,274 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 514 (16%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 227 (7%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 119 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 3,332
 German: 731
 Irish: 506
 English: 379
 United States or American: 327
 Italian: 218
 Scottish: 134
 Scotch-Irish: 114
 Dutch: 80
 Norwegian: 50
 French (except Basque): 49
 European: 47
 Swedish: 32
 Polish: 31
 British: 25
 Basque: 20
 Austrian: 16
 Welsh: 16
 Danish: 11
 Finnish: 9
 Russian: 7
 Arab:: 6
 Lebanese: 6
 Subsaharan African:: 6
 African: 6
 Swiss: 6
 Romanian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 63%Mexico
  • 10%Pakistan
  • 9%Germany
  • 5%India
  • 4%Korea
  • 4%Trinidad and Tobago
  • 2%Ireland

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,121
  • Northeast: 108
  • Midwest: 948
  • South: 531
  • West: 652

55% of La Junta residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Colorado.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 100
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 26
  • 5th and 6th grade: 38
  • 7th and 8th grade: 97
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 99
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 42
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 668
  • Less than 1 year of college: 201
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 274
  • Associate degree: 153
  • Bachelor's degree: 232
  • Master's degree: 76
  • Professional school degree: 65
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 44
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41
  • 5th and 6th grade: 27
  • 7th and 8th grade: 126
  • 9th grade: 115
  • 10th grade: 99
  • 11th grade: 106
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 95
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 821
  • Less than 1 year of college: 213
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 307
  • Associate degree: 288
  • Bachelor's degree: 220
  • Master's degree: 164
  • Professional school degree: 22
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.7%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 33.3%Males
  • 10.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 15.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 20.5%Males
  • 11.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.6%Males
  • 15.0%Females
La Junta marital status for males
La Junta marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,547
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 163
  • 3 or 4: 65
  • 5 to 9: 138
  • 10 to 19: 61
  • 20 to 49: 70
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 207

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,667

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in La Junta:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.4%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 77.7%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Electricity
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 19
Here:

2.0%
Colorado:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

5.8%
Colorado:

16.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)