La Plata County, CO is home to a population of 54.5k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.88% of La Plata County, CO residents were born outside of the country (2.11k people).
In 2017, there were 8.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.1k people) in La Plata County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.25k White (Hispanic) and 2.84k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.
In 2017, universities in La Plata County, CO awarded 754 degrees. The student population of La Plata County, CO is skewed towards women, with 1,610 male students and 1,722 female students.