In 2018, La Plata County, CO had a population of 55.1k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $64,372. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of La Plata County, CO grew from 54,469 to 55,101, a 1.16% increase and its median household income grew from $62,533 to $64,372, a 2.94% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Plata County, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.7%), White (Hispanic) (9.08%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.23%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.2%). 0% of the people in La Plata County, CO speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in La Plata County, CO are Fort Lewis College (685 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in La Plata County, CO was $375,400, and the homeownership rate was 70.6%. Most people in La Plata County, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in La Plata County, CO was 2 cars per household.