La Plata County 2000 Census

La Plata County 2000 Census

 

Number

Percent

Total La Plata County Population

43,941

100.0%

Sex and Age

   

Male

22,362

50.9%

Female

21,579

49.1%

     

Under 5 years

2,236

5.1%

5 to 9 years

2,735

6.2%

10 to 14 years

2,990

6.8%

15 to 19 years

3,864

8.8%

20 to 24 years

4,239

9.6%

25 to 34 years

5,587

12.7%

35 to 44 years

7,153

16.3%

45 to 54 years

7,187

16.4%

55 to 59 years

2,236

5.1%

60 to 64 years

1,586

3.6%

65 to 74 years

2,345

5.3%

75 to 84 years

1,339

3.0%

85 years and over

444

1.0%

     

Median age (years)

36

 
     

18 years and over

33,974

77.3%

Male

17,244

39.2%

Female

16,730

38.1%

21 years and over

31,124

70.8%

62 years and over

5,039

11.5%

65 years and over

4,128

9.4%

Male

1,867

4.2%

Female

2,261

5.1%

Race

   

One race

42,952

97.7%

White

38,364

87.3%

Black or African American

136

0.3%

American Indian and Alaska Native

2,539

5.8%

Asian

177

0.4%

Asian Indian

11

0.0%

Chinese

33

0.1%

Filipino

14

0.0%

Japanese

58

0.1%

Korean

34

0.1%

Vietnamese

14

0.0%

Other Asian

13

0.0%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

24

0.1%

Native Hawaiian

12

0.0%

Guamanian or Chamorro

4

0.0%

Samoan

2

0.0%

Other Pacific Islander

6

0.0%

Some other race

1,712

3.9%

Two or more races

989

2.3%

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

   

White

39,236

89.3%

Black or African American

256

0.6%

American Indian and Alaska Native

3,039

6.9%

Asian

326

0.7%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

48

0.1%

Some other race

2,084

4.7%

Hispanic or Latino and Race

   

Total Population

43,941

100.0%

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

4,571

10.4%

Mexican

1,674

3.8%

Puerto Rican

64

0.1%

Cuban

20

0.0%

Other Hispanic or Latino

2,813

6.4%

Not Hispanic or Latino

39,370

89.6%

White alone

36,168

82.3%

Relationship

   

Total Population

43,941

100.0%

In households

42,116

95.8%

Householder

17,342

39.5%

Spouse

8,656

19.7%

Child

10,967

25.0%

Own child under 18 years

9,237

21.0%

Other relatives

1,312

3.0%

Under 18 years

459

1.0%

Non relatives

3,839

8.7%

Unmarried partner

1,180

2.7%

In group quarters

1,825

4.2%

Institutionalized population

383

0.9%

Non institutionalized

1,442

3.3%

Households by Type

   

Total Households

17,342

100.0%

Family households (families)

10,892

62.8%

With own children under 18 years

5,137

29.6%

Marrie-couple family

8,656

49.9%

With own children under 18 years

3,711

21.4%

Female householder, no husband present

1,502

8.7%

With own children under 18 years

996

5.7%

Nonfamily households

6,450

37.2%

Householder living alone

4,297

24.8%

Householder 65 years and over

1,055

6.1%

     

Households with individuals under 18 years

5,483

31.6%

Households with individuals 65 years and over

2,923

16.9%

     

Average household size

2

 

Average family size

3

 

Age of Householder

   

Occupied housing units

17,342

100.0%

15 to 24 years

1,581

9.1%

25 to 34 years

2742

15.8%

35 to 44 years

3890

22.4%

45 to 54 years

4224

24.4%

55 to 64 years

2269

13.1%

65 to 74 years

1513

8.7%

75 to 84 years

886

5.1%

85 years and over

237

1.4%

 

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