La Junta is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 7,264, it is the 64th largest city in Colorado and the 3868th largest city in the United States. La Junta is currently growing at a rate of 1.87% annually and its population has increased by 2.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,077 in 2010. La Junta reached it's highest population of 8,338 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, La Junta has a population density of 2,367 people per square mile.
The average household income in La Junta is $40,022 with a poverty rate of 31.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $705 per month, and the median house value is $91,700. The median age in La Junta is 36.2 years, 33.4 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.2 males.