Otero County, CO has a population of 18,440 people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $34,477. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Otero County, CO declined from 18,572 to 18,440, a 0.71% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,311 to $34,477, a 6.7% increase.
The population of Otero County, CO is 54.8% White, 41.3% Hispanic, and 1% Asian. 16.2% of the people in Otero County, CO speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Otero County, CO are Otero Junior College, with 471 graduates, N/A, with N/A graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Otero County, CO is $92,300, and the homeownership rate is 64.4%. Most people in Otero County, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Otero County, CO is 2 cars per household.
Otero County, CO is the 26th most populated county in Colorado and borders Bent County, CO; Crowley County, CO; Kiowa County, CO; Las Animas County, CO; and Pueblo County, CO.