La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO

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Population
113,718
1.38% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Gardner
Republican Party
Median Age
41.5

Poverty Rate
11.4%

Median Household Income
$56,822
4.09% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$313,300
6.96% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
51,209
0.891% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO had a population of 114k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $56,822. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO grew from 112,171 to 113,718, a 1.38% increase and its median household income grew from $54,591 to $56,822, a 4.09% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.7%), White (Hispanic) (8.51%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.64%), Other (Hispanic) (3.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%). 10.5% of the people in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are Fort Lewis College (754 degrees awarded in 2017) and Western State Colorado University (551 degrees).

The median property value in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is $313,300, and the homeownership rate is 70%. Most people in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 48.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.3%), followed by Gary Johnson (5.18%). The most partisan county was Kiowa County, CO with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Colorado
48.2% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Colorado
  1. 85.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Colorado was Kiowa County, CO with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Colorado colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 22, 2009
Cory Gardner
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is home to a population of 114k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 3.28% of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO residents were born outside of the country (3.73k people).

In 2018, there were 9.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.5k people) in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.67k White (Hispanic) and 6.41k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are Spanish (7,366 speakers), Navajo (1,487 speakers), and Other Native Languages of North America (597 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    89.5k ± 202
  2. White (Hispanic)
    9.67k ± 675
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    6.41k ± 296
12.6%
Hispanic Population
14.4k people

In 2018, there were 9.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (89.5k people) in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.67k White (Hispanic) and 6.41k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.6% of the people in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are hispanic (14.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,366 speakers (6.83%)
  2. Navajo
    1,487 speakers (1.38%)
  3. Other Native Languages of North America
    597 speakers (0.553%)

10.5% of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was Spanish. 6.83% of the overall population of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are native Spanish speakers. 1.38% speak Navajo and 0.553% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.28%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.73k people
3.58%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
3.99k people

As of 2018, 3.28% of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO residents (3.73k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was 3.58%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was 41.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,850 ± 1,047 people
  2. Germany
    367 ± 470 people
  3. Canada
    275 ± 407 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was Mexico, the natal country of 1,850 La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO residents, followed by Germany with 367 and Canada with 275.

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Citizenship

98.5%
2018 Citizenship
98%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.5% of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,261 ± 312
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,073 ± 228
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    763 ± 180

La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is $56,822. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $128,161, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Colorado Springs City (North) & Monument Town PUMA, CO, with respective values of $114,390 and $112,249.

Males in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,357. The income inequality in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO employs 51.2k people. The largest industries in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are Construction (4,657 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,535 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,928 people), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($139,382), Farming ($110,183), and Computer Systems Design ($95,043).

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,822
2018 value
± $1,657
4.09%
1 Year Growth
± 4.24%

Households in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO have a median annual income of $56,822, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,591 in 2017, which represents a 4.09% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,385
Average Male Salary in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO
± $9,449
$44,357
Average Female Salary in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO
± $7,919

In 2017, full-time male employees in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO made 1.23 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO
  1. Asian
    $45,833 ± $27,148
  2. White
    $43,781 ± $5,782
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $38,589 ± $47,458

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.452
2017 Wage GINI in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO
0.447
2016 Wage GINI in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO

In 2017, the income inequality in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.07% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $128,161, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Colorado Springs City (North) & Monument Town PUMA, CO, with respective values of $114,390 and $112,249.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO (12.6k out of 111k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    9,558 ± 667
  2. Hispanic
    2,994 ± 368
  3. Native American
    1,417 ± 239

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

51.2k
2017 Value
0.891%
1 Year growth
± 0.891%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 0.891%, from 50.8k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,569 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,404 people), and Retail salespersons (1,374 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO, by number of employees, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,569 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,404 people), and Retail salespersons (1,374 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Pumping station operators (14.5 times higher than expected), Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists (12.4 times), and Lodging managers (8.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($268,139), Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers ($241,966), and Computer & information systems managers ($175,497).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51.2k
2017 Value
0.891%
1 Year growth
± 0.891%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO grew at a rate of 0.891%, from 50.8k employees to 51.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO, are Construction (4,657 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,535 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,928 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO, though some of these residents may live in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO, by number of employees, are Construction (4,657 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,535 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,928 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO has an unusually high number of Scenic & sightseeing transportation (10.9 times higher than expected), Pipeline transportation (9.74 times), and Recreational vehicle parks & camps and rooming & boarding houses (9.01 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO, by average salary, are Oil & gas extraction ($139,382), Farming ($110,183), and Computer Systems Design ($95,043).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $30.1B
  2. $22.9B
  3. $15.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $30.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($22.9B) and Electronics ($15.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$208B
2015 Value in Colorado
$314B
Projected 2045 Value in Colorado
51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Colorado trade was $208B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $12.5B
  2. $9.22B
  3. $7.43B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $12.5B, followed by Nebraska with $9.22B and California and $7.43B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO awarded 1,305 degrees. The student population of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is skewed towards men, with 3,117 male students and 3,029 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are White (862 and 66.7%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (166 and 12.8%), Hispanic or Latino (120 and 9.28%), and Unknown (65 and 5.03%).

The largest universities in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO by number of degrees awarded are Fort Lewis College (754 and 57.8%) and Western State Colorado University (551 and 42.2%).

The most popular majors in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are Kinesiology & Exercise Science (112 and 8.58%), General Psychology (98 and 7.51%), and General Biological Sciences (92 and 7.05%).

The median tuition costs in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,672 and $17,484 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 98 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 92 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 112 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was General Psychology with 98 degree-majorss awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 754 degrees awarded
  2. 551 degrees awarded
$6,672
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fort Lewis College with 754 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

678
Degrees Awarded to Men
627
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 678 men were awarded degrees from institutions in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO, which is 1.08 times more than the 627 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    862 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    166 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    120 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO were to White students. These 862 degrees mean that there were 5.19 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 166 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was $313,300 in 2018, which is 1.36 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $292,900 to $313,300, a 6.96% increase. The homeownership rate in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is 70%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$313,300
2018 Median
± $9,252
$292,900
2017 Median
± $6,458

In 2018, the median property value in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO grew to to $313,300 from the previous year's value of $292,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$56,822
Median Household Income
± $1,657
46.1k
Number of Households
± 1,345

In 2018, the median household income of the 46.1k households in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO grew to $56,822 from the previous year's value of $54,591.

The following chart displays the households in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70%
2018 Homeownership
68.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 70% of the housing units in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.63% of the workforce in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    72.7%
  2. Carpooled
    8.51%
  3. Worked At Home
    7.55%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO was Drove Alone (72.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.51%) and those who Worked At Home (7.55%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

89.6% of the population of La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 1.7% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Colorado see 1243 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1238 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1291 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 326 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,243 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,243 patients per year. This represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1,238 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Colorado in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Colorado
$4,623
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,143
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,287
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.4%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
1.7%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO N/A by N/A from N/A% to 10.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in La Plata, Montezuma, Gunnison, Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale & San Juan Counties PUMA, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 8.8% prevalence
  2. 8.7% prevalence
  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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