Basic information about the Otero County
The Otero County is located in the state of Colorado. This county occupies 1271 square miles, with 9 square miles being water areas. There are 18.831 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Otero County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (78.53%), followed by Some Other Race (14.28%) and Two or More races (3.81%). There are 7.729 households in the county, while 65,14% of them are family households and 34,86% represent non family households. There are 8 cities and towns in Otero County. The most populated city is La Junta city and the smallest town or village is La Junta Gardens CDP.