La Jara 59 Below average
La Jara Livability #275 ranked city in Colorado#19,496 ranked city in the USARanks better than 33% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in La Jara

  • Cost Of Living

    Residents in this area benefit from an affordable cost of living. This includes goods and services, transportation, housing, utilities, groceries and healthcare.

  • Housing

    The housing category in this area boasts higher than average scores, likely influenced by a positive home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    It appears that many amenities may not be conveniently situated within walking distance, potentially necessitating the use of a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    Commuters in this area may experience longer-than-average work commute times due to limited public transportation access.

  • Crime

    High crime rates per 100,000 people are reported in this area, potentially indicating that it is an unsafe place to live. These statistics consider both violent and property offenses.

  • Employment

    The combination of low income levels and high unemployment rates contributes to a low score in the employment category, which could make it challenging to secure well-paying jobs.

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      La Jara transportation information

      Statistic La Jara Colorado National
      Average one way commute17min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.3%75.2%76.4%
      Workers who carpool23.3%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%3.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.7%3.0%2.8%
      Working from home1.7%7.0%4.6%
      Source: The La Jara, CO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).