La Veta, Colorado Population 2020

820

La Veta is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 820, it is the 164th largest city in Colorado and the 11174th largest city in the United States. La Veta is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 2.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 800 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, La Veta has a population density of 600 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Veta is $54,781 with a poverty rate of 15.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $879 per month, and the median house value is $194,000. The median age in La Veta is 50.9 years, 46.1 years for males, and 52.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 72.7 males.

La Veta Demographics

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

  • White: 95.21%
  • Two or more races: 3.24%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Veta, Colorado is 820, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 810.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 800.

La Veta, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73595.21%
Two or More Races253.24%
Black or African American91.17%
Some Other Race30.39%

La Veta Population Pyramid 2020

La Veta Median Age

50.9


Total

46.1


Male

52.4


Female

La Veta Adults

There are 653 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in La Veta.

La Veta Age Dependency

93

Age Dependency Ratio

63.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

La Veta Sex Ratio

Female

447

57.90%

Male

325

42.10%

La Veta Households and Families

La Veta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Veta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married74.7%25.3%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family50.8%49.2%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3931.9266.2
Non Family1851.0850.8
Married1662.7874.7
Female242.17100
Male182.33100

2.67

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Veta Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.75%
9th to 12th Grade325.10%
High School Graduate13421.37%
Some College20432.54%
Associates Degree406.38%
Bachelors Degree11818.82%
Graduate Degree8814.04%

La Veta Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White535492201
Hispanic73735
Multiple Races2525
Black99
Other Race33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,355$$25,833
Less Than High School$25,625$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$36,458$$37,083
Graduate Degree$90,909$63,250$95,769

$28,355

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

La Veta Language

La Veta Language by Age

La Veta Language

95.39% of La Veta residents speak only English, while 4.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

La Veta Poverty

La Veta Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6518112.44%
Hispanic1022726.47%
Black99100.00%

15.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.46%

Male Poverty Rate

21.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Veta

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Veta is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Veta is White, with 12.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.73%.

Name Poverty
Some College14.34%
Less Than High School11.63%
Bachelors or Greater10.19%
High School9.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed23.30%
Male Employed1.17%

La Veta Income

La Veta Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,015$54,781
Families$65,250$80,003
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families$17,083$26,422

La Veta Marital Status

La Veta Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

La Veta Married by Age and Sex

La Veta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

La Veta Marital Status by Race

La Veta Veterans

65

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War8
Korea3
World War II

$La Veta Veterans by Education

4.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Veta Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

La Veta 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

37.31%

Born in Colorado

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.15% of La Veta residents were born in the United States, with 37.31% having been born in Colorado. 1.81% 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
202082050.61%
201981550.62%
2018810334.25%
201777750.65%
2016772182.39%
2015754-1-0.13%
2014755-5-0.66%
2013760-15-1.94%
201277510.13%
2011774-21-2.64%
20107950.00%