La Jara demographics profile

StatisticLa JaraColoradoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,6385091
Median age35.536.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%45%43%
Speak English75%83%79%
Speak Spanish24%12%13%
La Jara, CO has a population of 666 and is the 17,769th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,638 per sq mi which is 3191% higher than the Colorado average and 1708% higher than the national average. The median age in La Jara is 36 which is approximately 2% lower than the Colorado average of 36. In La Jara, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 75% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 83% of La Jara residents were born in Colorado, 13% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in La Jara is 3191% higher than Colorado.
  • The median age in La Jara is 2% lower than Colorado.
  • In La Jara 85.59% of the population is White.
  • In La Jara 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In La Jara 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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La Jara population breakdown by race

RaceLa JaraColoradoNational
Black or African American0.00%4.09%12.63%
American Indian0.45%0.94%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.14%0.18%
Mixed race0.90%3.43%3.06%
Other race13.06%4.18%4.75%
In La Jara, 60.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The La Jara, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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