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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLa JuntaColoradoNational
Income per capita$25,744$33,230$29,829
Median household income$49,654$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,324$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,766$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$37,363$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$29,681$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.9%12.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in La Junta is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in La Junta is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in La Junta is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in La Junta is 32% higher than the national average

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      $33,099 $49,654 $99,308
      $41,675 $62,520 $125,040
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      La Junta median earnings by income bracket

      La Junta employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.4%10.4%
      Manufacturing sector16.4%16.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%0.7%
      Wholesale & retail services8.3%8.3%
      Public administration13.6%13.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%5.8%
      Education, health & social services14.0%14.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      La Junta Gardens, CO168$69,36225.4%
      North La Junta, CO382$59,8218.1%
      Cheraw, CO202$55,0000.6%
      Swink, CO824$54,7691.0%
      Rocky Ford, CO3,833$28,38348.7%
      La Junta, CO6,907$49,65410.2%

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      Herkimer, NY6,912$47,94113.3%
      Pointe-Calumet, QC6,912n/a 
      Mila Doce, TX6,901$29,97745.8%
      La Junta, CO6,907$49,65410.2%
      Source: The La Junta, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).