Otero County Population 2017

Otero County's estimated population is 18,295 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Otero County is the 27th largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201618,295110.06%
201518,284-123-0.67%
201418,407-118-0.64%
201318,525-164-0.88%
201218,689-178-0.94%
201118,867-15-0.08%
201018,882-1,303-6.46%
199020,185-2,382-10.56%
198022,567-956-4.06%
197023,523-605-2.51%
196024,128-1,147-4.54%
195025,2751,7047.23%
194023,571-819-3.36%
193024,3901,7677.81%
192022,6232,42211.99%
191020,2018,67975.33%
190011,5227,330174.86%
18904,1920.00%

Otero County Population Growth

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Otero County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White16,64190.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native6663.64%
Two or More Races5042.75%
Black or African American2581.41%
Asian1820.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.18%

Otero County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Otero County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
La Junta70776930-147-2.08%
Rocky Ford39573816-141-3.56%
Fowler11821145-37-3.13%
Swink617592-25-4.05%
Manzanola434416-18-4.15%
Cheraw252247-5-1.98%
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