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La Plata County, Colorado Facts

Facts
State Colorado
Land area 1,692.1 square miles
Population Density 30.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 53,284
Population change 3.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.1%
Under 18 19.5%
65 and over 13.6%
Females 49.2%
White 89.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 12.5
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 6.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 94%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 41.4%
Veterans 3,963
Households and Housing
Households 20,947
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 79.6%
Median household income $58,080
The per capita income $30,151
Live below the poverty line. 11.4%
housing units 26,142
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $339,400
Residents owning their homes. 66.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,231
Women-owned firms 25.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 2.2%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $790,433
Retail sales per capita $15,914
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0