La Junta, CO 81050 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 81050: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
La Junta, CO 81050

Acceptable Alternative
Timpas, CO 81050

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bents Fort, CO 81050
Bents Old Fort, CO 81050
Fair View, CO 81050
Fairmont, CO 81050
Fort Bent, CO 81050
Ft Bent, CO 81050
North La Junta, CO 81050
Roberta, CO 81050
Timber Lake, CO 81050

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 490
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,988
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 142
  • County: Otero County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.818, Longitude -103.774
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 81050 has segments in 2 Counties (Bent, Otero).

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La Junta, CO 81050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,681
Population in Households 10,333
Population in Familes 8,313
Population in Group Qrtrs 348
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 4,298
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,770
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,650 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,648 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 758 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $95,311
Average Home Value $126,302


Median Household Income $37,049
Average Household Income $49,426
Per Capita Income $20,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% -0.16%
Households -0.19% -0.26%
Families -0.22% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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, CO 81050 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81050 to the other 504 ZIP Codes 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 # 164 68th
Population Density1 # 274 46th
Diversity Index2 # 47 91st
Median Household Income # 450 11th
Per Capita Income # 449 11th

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