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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: 3,577 (2,917 occupied: 1,560 owner occupied, 1,351 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,253 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $167,960.

Median contract rent in 2016: $302 (lower quartile is $205, upper quartile is $377)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $798


Median gross rent in La Junta, CO in 2016: $360

Housing units in La Junta with a mortgage: 903 (15 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 677

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $47,702

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,417

Median monthly housing costs: $711


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La Junta, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $132,274 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
La Junta:

$132,274
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,809 - $170,581
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1954

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,365
  • In family households: 5,768 (1,137 male householders, 730 female householders)
    1,431 spouses, 2,048 children (1,811 natural, 11 adopted, 230 stepchildren), 66 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 13 other relatives, 260 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,224 (517 male householders (424 living alone)), 518 female householders (476 living alone)), 168 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 359

Size of family households: 848 2-persons, 477 3-persons, 285 4-persons, 200 5-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 901 1-person, 117 2-persons.

712 married couples with children.
855 single-parent households (473 men, 382 women).

83.8% of residents of La Junta speak English at home.
14.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 469 (6.4%)
(22.2% 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:

4.5
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 3792 bedrooms
  • 7153 bedrooms
  • 3514 bedrooms
  • 745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2251 bedroom
  • 6252 bedrooms
  • 3693 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 705+ 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:

  • 77no vehicle
  • 3641 vehicle
  • 5352 vehicles
  • 4283 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population

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

  • 269no vehicle
  • 5421 vehicle
  • 4212 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 814 vehicles
  • 185+ 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
  • 223 rooms
  • 2194 rooms
  • 3085 rooms
  • 3896 rooms
  • 1787 rooms
  • 1938 rooms
  • 2499+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population

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

  • 01 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 1523 rooms
  • 4694 rooms
  • 2735 rooms
  • 1726 rooms
  • 747 rooms
  • 1138 rooms
  • 339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to La Junta population

Year house built

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
  • 488Less than $10,000
  • 177$10,000 to $14,999
  • 245$15,000 to $19,999
  • 173$20,000 to $24,999
  • 138$25,000 to $29,999
  • 232$30,000 to $34,999
  • 251$35,000 to $39,999
  • 142$40,000 to $44,999
  • 19$45,000 to $49,999
  • 155$50,000 to $59,999
  • 292$60,000 to $74,999
  • 132$75,000 to $99,999
  • 195$100,000 to $124,999
  • 45$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $199,999
  • 33$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
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 69$35,000 to $39,999
  • 71$40,000 to $49,999
  • 129$50,000 to $59,999
  • 79$60,000 to $69,999
  • 57$70,000 to $79,999
  • 87$80,000 to $89,999
  • 101$90,000 to $99,999
  • 118$100,000 to $124,999
  • 52$125,000 to $149,999
  • 77$150,000 to $174,999
  • 27$175,000 to $199,999
  • 83$200,000 to $249,999
  • 7$250,000 to $299,999
  • 37$300,000 to $399,999
  • 58$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
  • 92Less than $100
  • 41$100 to $149
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 42$200 to $249
  • 33$250 to $299
  • 83$300 to $349
  • 131$350 to $399
  • 64$400 to $449
  • 80$450 to $499
  • 50$500 to $549
  • 58$550 to $599
  • 23$600 to $649
  • 60$650 to $699
  • 47$700 to $749
  • 13$750 to $799
  • 14$800 to $899
  • 11$900 to $999
  • 61$1,000 to $1,249
  • 39$1,250 to $1,499
  • 27$1,500 to $1,999
  • 39$2,000 to $2,499
  • 64No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 262010 or later
  • 1842000 to 2009
  • 1461990 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: 546
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 807
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 332
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 188
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 220
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 82
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 169
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 70
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 69
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 25
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 43
  • 90 or more minutes: 24
La Junta, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.3%
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: 3,188 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 335 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 22 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 222 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 279
 Irish: 186
 English: 136
 Swedish: 100
 Dutch: 92
 American: 86
 Italian: 54
 French (except Basque): 44
 Scotch-Irish: 42
 Czech: 25
 European: 21
 Scottish: 20
 Norwegian: 18
 French Canadian: 11
 Danish: 9
 Iranian: 4
 Senegalese: 3
 Polish: 1

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

  • 49%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 44%Mexico
  • 11%Malaysia
  • 8%Singapore
  • 7%Ecuador
  • 4%Germany
  • 2%Korea

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

  • This state: 4,767
  • Other state: 2,087
  • Northeast: 54
  • Midwest: 684
  • South: 506
  • West: 839

81% of La Junta residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Colorado.

La Junta:

80.8%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 67
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 71
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 82
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 811
  • Less than 1 year of college: 199
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 259
  • Associate degree: 386
  • Bachelor's degree: 196
  • Master's degree: 105
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 59
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 28
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 51
  • 11th grade: 45
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 90
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 582
  • Less than 1 year of college: 446
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 460
  • Associate degree: 242
  • Bachelor's degree: 246
  • Master's degree: 104
  • Professional school degree: 80
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 58.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 18.8%Males
  • 13.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 59.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 10.1%Females
La Junta marital status for males
La Junta marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,613
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 147
  • 3 or 4: 95
  • 5 to 9: 316
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 57
  • 50 or more: 56
  • Mobile homes: 174

Median worth of mobile homes: $53,813

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 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 (91.9%)
  • Electricity (6.0%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (67.4%)
  • Electricity (28.8%)
  • Other fuel (2.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

3.9%
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: 27
Here:

4.4%
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)