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La Junta Gardens, Colorado - Basic Facts

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The La Junta Gardens Census Designated Place had a population of 154 as of July 1, 2016. La Junta Gardens ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for La Junta Gardens is located at latitude 38.0014 and longitude -103.5548 in Otero County. The formal boundaries for the La Junta Gardens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otero County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,065 feet.

The La Junta Gardens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583257) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The La Junta Gardens Census Designated Place is located within Cheraw Division of Otero County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Junta Gardens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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La Junta Gardens, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 154
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 289
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 60 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $91,071
Average Home Value $104,268


Median Household Income $52,630
Average Household Income $65,763
Per Capita Income $27,200
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.13%
Households 0.0% -0.38%
Families -3.42% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

La Junta Gardens, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Junta Gardens to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 374 19th
Population Density1 # 332 28th
Diversity Index2 # 115 75th
Median Household Income # 236 49th
Per Capita Income # 241 48th

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