In 2017, La Plata County, CO had a population of 54.5k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $62,533. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of La Plata County, CO grew from 53,994 to 54,469, a 0.88% increase and its median household income grew from $61,910 to $62,533, a 1.01% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Plata County, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (79%), White (Hispanic) (9.63%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.21%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.81%). N/A% of the people in La Plata County, CO speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in La Plata County, CO are Fort Lewis College (754 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in La Plata County, CO is $356,700, and the homeownership rate is 68.2%. Most people in La Plata County, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in La Plata County, CO is 2 cars per household.