La Junta Information

La Junta Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of La Junta, CO

General La Junta Information

State: Colorado

County: Otero County

Close cities: Sugar City, CO, Manzanola, CO, Las Animas, CO, Model, CO, Swink, CO, Cheraw, CO, La Junta, CO, Rocky Ford, CO

La Junta Population (census data)
Total 7,036 (-6.2% since 2000)
Male 3,317 (47.1%)
Female 3,719 (52.9%)

Population Density: 2,466 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.1 (US Avg is 100)

La Junta Elevation: 4,066 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.85 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,390

Zip Codes: 81050.

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La Junta Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (52.6%)
  • Hispanic (43.6%)
  • Other race (18.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • American Indian (2.7%)
  • Black (1.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (13.9%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • English (7.1%)
  • United States (4.3%)
  • Italian (3.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.2%)
Foriegn Born: 322 people (4.6%)
  • Latin America (65.1%)
  • Asia (20.9%)
  • Europe (14.0%)

Local La Junta Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Denver, University of Colorado

La Junta School Information

High Schools
La Junta High School (1817 Smithland, La Junta, CO, 81050 - East Otero R-1 District)
Middle Schools
La Junta Middle School (901 Smithland, La Junta, CO, 81050 - East Otero R-1 District)
Other/Private Schools
La Junta Intermediate School (1401 East Sixth Street, La Junta, CO, 81050 - East Otero R-1 District)
La Junta Primary School (600 West Topeka, La Junta, CO, 81050 - East Otero R-1 District)
Tiger Learning Center (1817 Smithland, La Junta, CO, 81050 - East Otero R-1 District)

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