In 2017, La Junta, CO had a population of 6.9k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $32,437. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of La Junta, CO declined from 6,978 to 6,900, a -1.12% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,999 to $32,437, a 1.37% increase.
The population of La Junta, CO is 46.5% Hispanic or Latino, 46.2% White Alone, and 2.26% Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone. 16.6% of the people in La Junta, CO speak a non-English language, and 94.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in La Junta, CO are Otero Junior College (493 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in La Junta, CO is $89,700, and the homeownership rate is 54.6%. Most people in La Junta, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.3 minutes. The average car ownership in La Junta, CO is 2 cars per household.