The unemployment rate in La Junta is 7.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. La Junta jobs have increased by 3.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, La Junta's cost of living is 25.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Otero county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 60.1% to 37.6%. More Voting Stats
La Junta's population is 6,854 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 16.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in La Junta is Real Estate: $107,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%.
La Junta public schools spend $10,073 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in La Junta. More Education