La Jara, NM Demographics


Population (year 2000): 209
Males: 113 (54.1%), Females: 96 (45.9%)

Zip code: 87027

Median resident age: 48.6 years
Median household income: $39,444 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,100 (year 2000)

Races in La Jara:

  • Hispanic (79.4%)
  • Other race (21.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (19.6%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (8.1%), Italian (4.3%), German (2.9%), United States (1.9%).

Land area: 14.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in La Jara

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Jara CDP

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

3.8% Foreign born (3.8% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near La Jara:

  • LOS ALAMOS MEDICAL CENTER (about 49 miles; LOS ALAMOS, NM)
  • ESPANOLA HOSPITAL (about 62 miles; ESPANOLA, NM)
  • ST JOSEPH WEST MESA HOSPITAL (about 65 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Jara:

  • ALBUQUERQUE INTL SUNPORT (about 78 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; ID: ABQ)
  • DURANGO-LA PLATA COUNTY (about 91 miles; DURANGO, CO; ID: DRO)
  • FOUR CORNERS REGIONAL (about 98 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; ID: FMN)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Jara:

  • LINDRITH AIRPARK (about 15 miles; LINDRITH, NM; ID: E32)
  • JICARILLA APACHE NATION (about 50 miles; DULCE, NM; ID: 24N)
  • LOS ALAMOS (about 51 miles; LOS ALAMOS, NM; ID: LAM)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Jara:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 70 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,261)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 74 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 9,188)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 75 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; FT enrollment: 18,780)
  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 95 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 104 miles; DURANGO, CO; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • ADAMS STATE COLLEGE (about 121 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,147)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; FT enrollment: 2,278)