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La Plata County, Colorado

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Population:

  • Total Population: 43,941
  • Males: 22,381
  • Females: 21,560

Ethnicity:

  • White: 36,190
  • Black/African American: 118
  • Hispanic: 4,519
  • Native American/Eskimo: 2,048
  • Asian: 218
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 36
  • Other: 134
  • 2 or more: 678

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (37,710)
  2. Spanish (2,425)
  3. Navaho (390)
  4. German (255)
  5. Ute (240)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,171

  1. Mexico (450)
  2. Canada (119)
  3. Germany (111)
  4. United Kingdom (63)
  5. Japan (48)
  6. Austria (34)
  7. Netherlands (22)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (8,329)
  2. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (1,516)
  3. International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (919)
  4. Southern Baptist Convention (787)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (735)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Durango Primary Care: 375 East Park Avenue, Suite103, Durango - (970) 247-2611
  • Southwest Children's Health Clinic: 1810 East Third Avenue, Suite 101, Durango - (970) 247-4567

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 9,683
  • Sensory: 1,637
  • Physical: 2,605
  • Mental: 1,620
  • Self-care: 634
  • Go outside home: 1,246
  • Employment: 1,980

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 173

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 17,342
  • Utility gas: 8,209
  • Bottled or LP gas: 5,175
  • Electricity: 2,109
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 16
  • Coal or Coke: 84
  • Wood: 1,513
  • Solar Energy: 114
  • Other fuel: 107
  • No fuel used: 15

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 33,665
  • No vehicle: 1,674
  • 1 or more vehicle: 31,991

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 78
  • No High School: 715
  • Some High School: 1,619
  • High School: 6,462
  • Some College: 7,229
  • Associate's Degree: 1,700
  • College Degree: 6,788
  • Master's Degree: 2,146
  • Professional Degree: 723
  • Doctoral Degree: 513

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 17,342
  • Owners with phone: 11,660
  • Owners without phone: 197
  • Renters with phone: 5,221
  • Renters without phone: 264

10 closest counties:

  1. San Juan County, Colorado
  2. Archuleta County, Colorado
  3. Hinsdale County, Colorado
  4. Montezuma County, Colorado
  5. San Juan County, New Mexico
  6. Ouray County, Colorado
  7. Dolores County, Colorado
  8. San Miguel County, Colorado
  9. Mineral County, Colorado
  10. Montrose County, Colorado

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

81122, 81137, 81301, 81302, 81303, 81326, 81329

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KUTE (90.1 FM) IGNACIO, CO
  • KSUT (91.3 FM) IGNACIO, CO
  • KDUR (91.9 FM) DURANGO, CO
  • KKDC (93.3 FM) DURANGO, CO
  • KIUP (930 AM) DURANGO, CO
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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