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La Junta, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

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La Junta,CO index of house prices

Total population: 6,964 (All urban)

Houses: 3,560 (2,936 occupied: 1,643 owner occupied, 1,289 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,248 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $161,442.

Median contract rent in 2016: $302 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $377)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $799


Median gross rent in La Junta, CO in 2016: $720

Housing units in La Junta with a mortgage: 997 (27 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 655

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $55,336

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,131

Median monthly housing costs: $689


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La Junta, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,296 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
La Junta:

$108,296
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,328 - $150,297
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1953

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,213
  • In family households: 5,526 (1,091 male householders, 687 female householders)
    1,442 spouses, 1,941 children (1,730 natural, 2 adopted, 207 stepchildren), 126 grandchildren, 47 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 178 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,333 (574 male householders (468 living alone)), 577 female householders (538 living alone)), 165 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 348

Size of family households: 797 2-persons, 371 3-persons, 396 4-persons, 230 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,006 1-person, 132 2-persons.

933 married couples with children.
551 single-parent households (197 men, 354 women).

81.9% of residents of La Junta speak English at home.
15.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
3.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 45% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 545 (7.6%)
(27.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 4572 bedrooms
  • 7363 bedrooms
  • 3424 bedrooms
  • 765+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population

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

  • 60no bedroom
  • 3201 bedroom
  • 5302 bedrooms
  • 3143 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 91no vehicle
  • 3941 vehicle
  • 5992 vehicles
  • 3863 vehicles
  • 1394 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population

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

  • 226no vehicle
  • 5871 vehicle
  • 3502 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 2374 rooms
  • 3075 rooms
  • 4536 rooms
  • 2127 rooms
  • 1588 rooms
  • 2529+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population

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

  • 481 room
  • 732 rooms
  • 1623 rooms
  • 4164 rooms
  • 2805 rooms
  • 1316 rooms
  • 847 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 639+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 502Less than $10,000
  • 236$10,000 to $14,999
  • 178$15,000 to $19,999
  • 184$20,000 to $24,999
  • 109$25,000 to $29,999
  • 251$30,000 to $34,999
  • 214$35,000 to $39,999
  • 158$40,000 to $44,999
  • 21$45,000 to $49,999
  • 155$50,000 to $59,999
  • 302$60,000 to $74,999
  • 214$75,000 to $99,999
  • 226$100,000 to $124,999
  • 29$125,000 to $149,999
  • 33$150,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in La Junta, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in La Junta, CO
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$30,000 to $34,999
  • 61$35,000 to $39,999
  • 87$40,000 to $49,999
  • 126$50,000 to $59,999
  • 94$60,000 to $69,999
  • 108$70,000 to $79,999
  • 76$80,000 to $89,999
  • 153$90,000 to $99,999
  • 141$100,000 to $124,999
  • 51$125,000 to $149,999
  • 94$150,000 to $174,999
  • 39$175,000 to $199,999
  • 91$200,000 to $249,999
  • 9$250,000 to $299,999
  • 31$300,000 to $399,999
  • 15$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in La Junta, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in La Junta, CO
  • 44Less than $100
  • 43$100 to $149
  • 10$150 to $199
  • 13$200 to $249
  • 35$250 to $299
  • 73$300 to $349
  • 173$350 to $399
  • 38$400 to $449
  • 154$450 to $499
  • 86$500 to $549
  • 35$550 to $599
  • 62$600 to $649
  • 72$650 to $699
  • 4$700 to $749
  • 8$750 to $799
  • 28$800 to $899
  • 12$900 to $999
  • 95$1,000 to $1,249
  • 24$1,500 to $1,999
  • 28$2,000 to $2,499
  • 52No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 362010 or later
  • 1442000 to 2009
  • 2071990 to 1999
  • 541980 to 1989
  • 901970 to 1979
  • 100Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population
La Junta commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 545
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 795
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 346
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 130
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 364
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 92
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 98
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 44
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 83
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 48
  • 90 or more minutes: 21
La Junta, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.3%
Number of people working at home: 118 (4.3% of all workers)

La Junta mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,019 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 357 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 205 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 285
 Irish: 215
 American: 120
 Dutch: 111
 English: 111
 Swedish: 101
 Italian: 61
 Scottish: 39
 Czech: 36
 Scotch-Irish: 29
 French (except Basque): 26
 French Canadian: 14
 European: 10
 Norwegian: 6
 Iranian: 5
 Polish: 3
 Senegalese: 2

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

  • 54%Mexico
  • 23%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 10%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 3%Malaysia
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%Ecuador

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

  • This state: 4,456
  • Other state: 2,178
  • Northeast: 73
  • Midwest: 736
  • South: 585
  • West: 782

80% of La Junta residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Colorado.

La Junta:

79.8%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41
  • 5th and 6th grade: 40
  • 7th and 8th grade: 106
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 62
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 762
  • Less than 1 year of college: 222
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 267
  • Associate degree: 378
  • Bachelor's degree: 221
  • Master's degree: 133
  • Professional school degree: 22
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 28
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 87
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 50
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 68
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 529
  • Less than 1 year of college: 339
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 493
  • Associate degree: 210
  • Bachelor's degree: 317
  • Master's degree: 121
  • Professional school degree: 86
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 30.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • 45.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 24.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 58.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 6.8%Females
La Junta marital status for males
La Junta marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,656
  • One, attached: 105
  • Two: 118
  • 3 or 4: 152
  • 5 to 9: 208
  • 10 to 19: 35
  • 20 to 49: 47
  • 50 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 157

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,053

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 7.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in La Junta:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in La Junta
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.6%)
  • Electricity (6.1%)
  • Utility gas (66.2%)
  • Electricity (30.0%)
  • Other fuel (3.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 67
Here:

10.2%
Colorado:

7.2%

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

0.0%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34
Here:

6.6%
Colorado:

14.0%

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)