North La Junta, Colorado Population 2024

461

North La Junta is a city located in Otero County Colorado. North La Junta has a 2024 population of 461. North La Junta is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 20.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 382 in 2020.

The average household income in North La Junta is $49,345 with a poverty rate of 3.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in North La Junta is 40.5 years, 43.6 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

North La Junta Demographics

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

  • White: 65.29%
  • Other race: 21.91%
  • Two or more races: 11.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.52%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
339.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.68% (79)
The current population of North La Junta, Colorado is 461 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 382.

North La Junta, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30165.29%
Other race10121.91%
Two or more races5211.28%
Black or African American71.52%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North La Junta Population by Race

North La Junta Population Pyramid 2024

North La Junta Median Age

40.5

Total

43.6

Male

40.2

Female

North La Junta Adults

There are 344 adults, (106 of whom are seniors) in North La Junta.

North La Junta Age Dependency

93.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

North La Junta Sex Ratio

Female28160.95%
Male18039.05%

North La Junta Population by Age

North La Junta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2142.1548.651.4
Married1122.441.158.9
Non Family581.246931
Female382.7931.668.4
Male62.331000
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2.49

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North La Junta Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North La Junta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North La Junta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.49%.

North La Junta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,321

Average Earnings

$36,538

Average Male

$24,190

Average Female

North La Junta Earnings by Educational Attainment

North La Junta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North La Junta Language

93.66% of North La Junta residents speak only English, while 6.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

North La Junta Language

North La Junta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White160106.25%
Black77100%
Hispanic19673.57%
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3.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.33%

Male Poverty Rate

3.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North La Junta

The race most likely to be in poverty in North La Junta is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North La Junta is Hispanic, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 8.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.54%.

North La Junta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.85%
Bachelors or Greater17.65%
High School5.26%
Some College
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North La Junta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed4.49%
Female Unemployed
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North La Junta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North La Junta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

North La Junta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

North La Junta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North La Junta 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 35-44.

North La Junta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North La Junta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

65

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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North La Junta Veterans by War

count

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North La Junta Veterans by Age

count

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North La Junta Veterans by Race

North La Junta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

North La Junta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

North La Junta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North La Junta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North La Junta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.15%

Born in North La Junta

98.26%

Native Born

1.74%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.26% of North La Junta residents were born in the United States, with 71.15% having been born in Colorado. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North La Junta Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024461
2023461
2022461-17-3.56%
20214789625.13%
20203824513.35%
2019337247.67%
2018313-21-6.29%
2017334-85-20.29%
2016419-30-6.68%
20154495513.96%
201439441.03%
2013390-113-22.47%
2012503439.35%
2011460-52-10.16%
2010512
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North La Junta Population by Year