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Where is Otero County, Colorado?

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Otero County is a county equivalent area found in Colorado, USA. The county government of Otero is found in the county seat of La Junta.

With a total 3,288.54 sq. km of land and water area, Otero County, Colorado is the 545th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 18,488 people, Otero County has a total 8866 households earning 33848 on average per year.

Otero County, Colorado offers the following attraction to visitors: Bent's Old Fort NHS

Otero County, Colorado - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 8089
Area Codes 719
Time Zone MST
Major Cities La Junta (population: 9,822), Rocky Ford (population: 5,629), Fowler (population: 1,842), Manzanola (population: 977), Swink (population: 528), Cheraw (population: 191)
Land Area 7,138 sq miles
Water Area 1,262 sq miles
Household Income $33,848
Housing Units 8,866
Median Home Value $91,800
High School Grads 83% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 16% of population
Retail Spending $9,166 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $20,313 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.