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: 510
  • PO Box Addresses: 249
  • Residential Addresses: 4,146
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 142
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,004

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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La Junta, CO 81050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,579
Population in Households 10,237
Population in Familes 8,260
Population in Group Qrtrs 342
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 70


Median Household Income $37,495
Average Household Income $51,130
Per Capita Income $20,937


Total Housing Units 5,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,616 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,615 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 792 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $99,896
Average Home Value $130,877


Total Households 4,231
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,716
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.15% -0.18%
Households -0.35% -0.3%
Families -0.42% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.23%

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, 2018 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 # 172 66th
Population Density # 277 45th
Diversity Index # 47 91st
Median Household Income # 453 10th
Per Capita Income # 454 10th

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