La Jara is a city located in Conejos County Colorado. La Jara has a 2020 population of 814. La Jara is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -3.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 847 in 2010.
The average household income in La Jara is $47,417 with a poverty rate of 22.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $711 per month, and the median house value is $113,500. The median age in La Jara is 30.8 years, 29.1 years for males, and 31.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Jarawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.44%.
72.63% of La Jara residents speak only English, while 27.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in La Jara is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in La Jara is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.21%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in La Jara
96.33% of La Jara residents were born in the United States, with 84.33% having been born in Colorado. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.