La Plata County Population 2017

La Plata County's estimated population is 55,623 with a growth rate of 1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. La Plata County is the 14th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201655,6238531.56%
201554,7708881.65%
201453,8825431.02%
201353,3399831.88%
201252,3565681.10%
201151,7884140.81%
201051,37419,09059.13%
199032,2844,86017.72%
198027,4248,22542.84%
197019,199-26-0.14%
196019,2254,34529.20%
195014,880-614-3.96%
194015,4942,51919.41%
193012,9751,75715.66%
192011,2184063.76%
191010,8123,79654.10%
19007,0161,50727.36%
18905,5094,399396.31%
18801,1100.00%

La Plata County Population Growth

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La Plata County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White48,78387.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8576.93%
Two or More Races1,3752.47%
Asian4170.75%
Black or African American2950.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander430.08%

La Plata County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in La Plata County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Durango168671850316369.70%
Bayfield2332262829612.69%
Ignacio705725202.84%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990