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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 486
  • PO Box Addresses: 262
  • Residential Addresses: 4,134
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 143
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,991

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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La Junta, CO 81050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,512
Daytime Population: Workers 6,039
Daytime Population: Residents 6,035
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,074
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 10,164
Population in Familes 8,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 348
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $37,138
Average Household Income $50,649
Per Capita Income $20,927


Total Housing Units 5,044 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,605 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,635 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 804 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $97,337
Average Home Value $129,472


Total Households 4,240
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,727
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.48%
Households -0.38% -0.54%
Families -0.45% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

La Junta, CO 81050 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 81050 to the other 503 ZIP Codes in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 170 66th
Population Density # 275 46th
Diversity Index # 45 91st
Median Household Income # 454 10th
Per Capita Income # 448 11th

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