Latest Data (2017)
Population 6,898
Nationwide Rank 3935

Quick Facts

La Junta, Colorado is the 3,935th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

La Junta, Colorado is a city.

La Junta, Colorado is currently 10.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

La Junta, Colorado's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

La Junta, Colorado Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3925 Perry, Florida 6,937 1.5%
3926 Black Jack, Missouri 6,927 0.9%
3927 Osceola, Arkansas 6,926 -22.0%
3928 Huron, Ohio 6,923 -12.7%
3929 Nibley, Utah 6,917 230.7%
3930 Oak Ridge, North Carolina 6,917 67.2%
3931 Sturgis, South Dakota 6,908 6.7%
3932 Allendale, New Jersey 6,906 2.9%
3933 King, North Carolina 6,904 14.4%
3934 Valley Park, Missouri 6,902 5.9%
3935 La Junta, Colorado 6,898 -8.6%
3936 Collinsville, Oklahoma 6,897 66.0%
3937 Live Oak, Florida 6,896 5.9%
3938 Farmington, Arkansas 6,893 85.7%
3939 Kosciusko, Mississippi 6,891 -6.4%
3940 Leitchfield, Kentucky 6,889 10.5%
3941 Milford, Ohio 6,887 9.1%
3942 Brier, Washington 6,884 7.9%
3943 Commerce, Georgia 6,881 25.5%
3944 Idabel, Oklahoma 6,879 -2.2%
3945 Eagle, Colorado 6,867 124.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Colorado

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2447 Lone Tree 13,566 95.6%
2480 Fruita 13,294 97.4%
2528 Steamboat Springs 12,965 28.5%
2532 Superior 12,951 40.0%
2568 Federal Heights 12,744 5.5%
2579 Frederick 12,687 351.9%
2811 Fort Morgan 11,281 2.3%
2949 Castle Pines 10,523
3067 Glenwood Springs 9,962 26.5%
3090 Alamosa 9,871 17.0%
3135 Rifle 9,661 39.8%
3157 Wellington 9,527 250.7%
3284 Craig 8,922 -2.6%
3296 Berthoud 8,889 76.7%
3315 Delta 8,823 12.5%
3356 Cortez 8,709 8.7%
3524 Fort Lupton 8,163 12.9%
3558 Trinidad 8,073 -11.5%
3697 Woodland Park 7,642 12.6%
3712 Lamar 7,601 -14.0%
3778 Monument 7,380 243.8%
3787 Aspen 7,359 23.4%
3871 Gypsum 7,117 82.8%
3900 Milliken 7,014 130.1%
3935 La Junta 6,898 -8.6%
3945 Eagle 6,867 124.1%
3963 Carbondale 6,820 29.1%
4026 Cherry Hills Village 6,644 10.9%
4066 Avon 6,541 15.1%
4070 Gunnison 6,530 20.8%
4136 Lochbuie 6,353 193.7%
4145 Estes Park 6,339 14.0%
4218 Sheridan 6,098 10.0%
4329 Salida 5,856 4.7%
4448 Dacono 5,545 79.5%
4478 Vail 5,483 18.4%
4530 Brush 5,364 4.5%
4554 Manitou Springs 5,322 6.5%
4559 Edgewater 5,308 -2.7%
4604 Eaton 5,224 86.7%
4631 Glendale 5,158 13.7%
4762 Breckenridge 4,928 72.8%
4837 New Castle 4,815 134.0%
4920 Silverthorne 4,658 43.9%
4970 Mead 4,575 128.1%
5171 Severance 4,275 537.1%
5239 Monte Vista 4,175 -8.9%
5242 Basalt 4,170 51.6%
5428 Florence 3,914 7.0%
5496 Rocky Ford 3,827 -10.3%
5738 Yuma 3,511 6.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 6,898 3,935
2016 6,930 3,915
2015 6,951 3,886
2014 6,964 3,870
2013 7,079 3,803
2012 7,046 3,796
2011 7,122 3,753
2010 7,077 3,763
2009 7,000 3,745
2008 6,989 3,732
2007 6,980 3,716
2006 7,064 3,656
2005 7,146 3,596
2004 7,229 3,545
2003 7,306 3,497
2002 7,355 3,472
2001 7,471 3,417
2000 7,554 3,383
1990 7,708 3,001