La Jara, Colorado Population 2020

819

La Jara is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 819, it is the 165th largest city in Colorado and the 11182nd largest city in the United States. La Jara is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 818 in 2010. La Jara reached it's highest population of 828 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, La Jara has a population density of 2,008 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Jara is $43,752 with a poverty rate of 24.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $657 per month, and the median house value is $110,000. The median age in La Jara is 33.5 years, 33.6 years for males, and 33.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males.

La Jara Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Jara was:

  • White: 89.70%
  • Other race: 6.59%
  • Native American: 2.04%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Two or more races: 0.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Jara, Colorado is 819, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 803.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 818.

La Jara, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White74989.70%
Some Other Race556.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native172.04%
Asian80.96%
Two or More Races60.72%

La Jara Population Pyramid 2020

La Jara Median Age

33.5


Total

33.6


Male

33.1


Female

La Jara Adults

There are 606 adults, (139 of whom are seniors) in La Jara.

La Jara Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

La Jara Sex Ratio

Female

425

50.90%

Male

410

49.10%

La Jara Households and Families

La Jara Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Jara Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
Male73.9%26.1%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family55%45%
Female44.7%55.3%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3292.5265.7
Non Family1311.0555
Married1283.4182.8
Female473.6844.7
Male233.6173.9

3.45

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Jara Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade407.46%
9th to 12th Grade305.60%
High School Graduate18434.33%
Some College12723.69%
Associates Degree264.85%
Bachelors Degree9217.16%
Graduate Degree376.90%

La Jara Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic31325866
White21319956
Other Race40356
Native American883
Asian764
Multiple Races442

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 57.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,167$31,083$31,250
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,625$22,212$15,694
Some College$30,250$31,250$27,083
Bachelors Degree$44,750$46,875$38,750
Graduate Degree$37,500$$41,250

$31,167

Average Earnings

$31,083

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

La Jara Language

La Jara Language by Age

La Jara Language

72.06% of La Jara residents speak only English, while 27.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.85% of the population.

La Jara Poverty

La Jara Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic47816334.10%
White3464212.14%
Other552138.18%
Native171482.35%
Multiple6233.33%

24.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.17%

Male Poverty Rate

25.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Jara

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Jara is Native, with 82.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Jara is White, with 12.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.74%.

Name Poverty
Some College26.14%
High School23.37%
Less Than High School21.43%
Bachelors or Greater8.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Unemployed56.00%
Female Employed14.04%
Male Employed0.00%

La Jara Income

La Jara Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,125$43,752
Families$55,417$55,246
Married Families$67,500-
Non Families$20,139$24,328

La Jara Marital Status

La Jara Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

La Jara Married by Age and Sex

La Jara Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

La Jara Marital Status by Race

La Jara Veterans

65

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War7
World War II
Korea
Name Veterans % of Total
White5810.60%
Hispanic4813.68%
Other512.50%
2 or More250.00%

$La Jara Veterans by Education

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Jara Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

La Jara Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.92%

Born in Colorado

96.53%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.53% of La Jara residents were born in the United States, with 81.92% having been born in Colorado. 2.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202081980.99%
201981181.00%
201880360.75%
201779781.01%
2016789-2-0.25%
2015791-20-2.47%
201481130.37%
2013808-7-0.86%
2012815-8-0.97%
2011823-5-0.60%
20108280.00%