StatisticLa JuntaColoradoNational
Population density (sq mi)2,3145691
Median age39.736.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%45%43%
Speak English82%83%79%
Speak Spanish15%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in La Junta is 4032% higher than Colorado
  • The median age in La Junta is 9% higher than Colorado
  • In La Junta 87.02% of the population is White
  • In La Junta 0.32% of the population is Black
  • In La Junta 2.08% of the population is Asian

Compare La Junta, CO Demographics


      La Junta population breakdown by race

      RaceLa JuntaColoradoNational
      American Indian0.16%0.94%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian2.01%0.14%0.18%
      Mixed race3.14%3.43%3.06%
      Other race5.29%4.18%4.75%
      In La Junta, 44.4% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      La Junta age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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