In 2021, La Plata County, CO had a population of 55.7k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $75,089. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of La Plata County, CO declined from 56,138 to 55,673, a −0.828% decrease and its median household income grew from $69,291 to $75,089, a 8.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Plata County, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.5%), White (Hispanic) (8.08%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.01%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.61%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.44%).
None of the households in La Plata County, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.7% of the residents in La Plata County, CO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in La Plata County, CO are Fort Lewis College (654 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in La Plata County, CO was $430,200, and the homeownership rate was 72%.
Most people in La Plata County, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in La Plata County, CO was 2 cars per household.