La Junta is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,964 people and just one neighborhood, La Junta is the 61st largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, La Junta isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in La Junta are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Junta is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Junta who work in sales jobs (15.14%), office and administrative support (12.94%) and management occupations (12.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of La Junta is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.08 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.