La Veta Huerfano County, Colorado

La Veta: Town of the United States

About

La Veta is a town located in the county of Huerfano in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 800. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 809 inhabitants.

La Veta Quick Facts

Population : 809 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Huerfano County
Postal code : 81055
Phone Area Codes : 719
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 7,037 feet / 2145 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 15:26:39 (20th January 2022)
Population growth : 1.11% (2010-2020)
Weather : 19℉ Chance Light Snow 7-days weather

Geography

La Veta is located at 37°30'18"N 105°0'28"W (37.5050100, -105.0077700).

La Veta map

Weather

La Veta forecast: A chance of snow before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Demographics

The population of La Veta increased by 1.11% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 800 - census
2011 775 -3.23% estimation process
2012 776 0.13% estimation process
2013 761 -1.97% estimation process
2014 754 -0.93% estimation process
2015 755 0.13% estimation process
2016 774 2.45% estimation process
2017 776 0.26% estimation process
2018 813 4.55% estimation process
2019 811 -0.25% estimation process
2020 809 -0.25% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,128
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,500
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,564
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,500
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.7%
People over 65 (%) : 20.0%
Female persons, % : 55.3%
White only, percent : 93.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 22.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 75.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 550
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.3%

La Veta zip code is 81055. County name: Huerfano, County fips: 08055

Francisco Plaza, Francisco Ranch, La Veta

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $138,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,267
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $484
2015-2019 median gross rent : $833
2015-2019 Households : 3,165
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,963
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 46,535
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,481
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,907
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,632
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 673
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 301
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 239
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 87
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 543
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 62
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 584
2010 population per square mile : 1,977.3
2010 land area in square miles : 4.30
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $116,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,076
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $448
2015-2019 median gross rent : $761
2015-2019 Households : 9,173
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 18.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 102,466
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 448,897
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 760,688
2012 total retail sales per capita : $34,998
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,323
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,066
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,812
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,090
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 418
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 112
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,509
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 204
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,353
2010 population per square mile : 2,100.2
2010 land area in square miles : 10.43
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $175,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,435
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $536
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,177
2015-2019 Households : 3,092
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 75.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,588
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,504
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 35,535
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,288
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,077
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,569
Percentage of people living in poverty : 22.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 309
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 153
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 115
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 264
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 45
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 197
2010 population per square mile : 4,200.9
2010 land area in square miles : 1.94

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near La Veta, CO

Code Name Address Type
TRI Trinidad 110 West Pine Street RAIL
AMC Alamosa, CO 111 Pike Avenue BUS
RAT Raton 201 South First Street RAIL
PUB Pueblo, Colorado 1080 Chinook Lane BUS

Post offices near La Veta

Post Office Name City ZIP
La Veta Post Office La Veta (CO) 81055

Other cities in Huerfano County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Huerfano County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Walsenburg 3,003 City in Huerfano County, Colorado, United States of America