La Plata County , Colorado

La Plata County: County in Colorado, United States

La Plata County locator map
Location of La Plata County on Colorado map.

About

La Plata County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 51,334 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 56,564 inhabitants. Its county seat is Durango. The county was created 147 years ago in 1873.

The Strater Hotel  opened in 1888 during a mining boom in Durango  Colorado LCCN2015632887 image
The Strater Hotel opened in 1888 during a mining boom in Durango Colorado LCCN2015632887
The Strater Hotel  opened in 1888 during a mining boom in Durango  Colorado LCCN2015632887 image

Geography

La Plata County is located at 37°17'12"N 107°50'36"W (37.2865600, -107.8433400). It has 5 neighbors: Archuleta County, Dolores County, Hinsdale County, Montezuma County and San Juan County.

La Plata County map

The largest city of La Plata County is Durango with a population of 19,690. . See all La Plata County cities & populated places.

Weather

La Plata County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

La Plata County Quick Facts

Population : 56,564 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Different from : La Plata
Twitter username : laplatacountyco
Area : 4403 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Altitude : 7,867 feet / 2398 meters
Capital : Durango
Establishment : January 01, 1874
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 13:46:55 (24th October 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.25% (2010-2020)
Weather : 34℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

La Plata County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of La Plata County increased by 9.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 51,334 - census
2011 51,866 1.03% estimation process
2012 52,451 1.12% estimation process
2013 53,368 1.72% estimation process
2014 53,865 0.92% estimation process
2015 54,687 1.5% estimation process
2016 55,316 1.14% estimation process
2017 55,563 0.44% estimation process
2018 56,299 1.31% estimation process
2019 56,221 -0.14% estimation process
2020 56,564 0.61% estimation process

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La Plata County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in La Plata County.

City Name Population Title
Durango 19,690 City in and county seat of La Plata County, Colorado, United States
Bayfield 2,586 Town in Colorado, USA
Ignacio 963 Statutory Town in La Plata County, Colorado, United States

Colorado Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Denver 735,538 Capital city of the state of Colorado, United States; consolidated city and county
Denver County 735,538 County in Colorado, United States, coterminous with the City of Denver
El Paso County 728,310 One of the 64 counties in the U.
Arapahoe County 657,452 County in Colorado, United States
Jefferson County 583,283 County in Colorado, United States
Adams County 519,883 County in Colorado, United States
Colorado Springs 482,131 County seat of El Paso County, Colorado, United States
Aurora 387,377 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Douglas County 360,750 County in Colorado, United States
Larimer County 360,428 County in Colorado, United States
Weld County 333,983 County in Colorado, United States
Boulder County 327,171 County in Colorado, United States
Pueblo County 169,823 County in Colorado, United States
Fort Collins 168,234 Municipality and county seat of Larimer County, Colorado, United States
Lakewood 157,429 City in Colorado
Mesa County 155,603 County in Colorado, United States