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Cost of living in La Plata County

About La Plata County

La Plata County is located in Colorado, USA. The county was officially formed in 1874. As of 2018, the population was 55,100 people. Durango is the largest city in La Plata County.

The median household income in the county is $64,372. The economy of La Plata County employs 29,500 people.

The largest and fastest-growing sectors of the county's economy are Retail Trade (3,629 people), Health Care and Social Assistance (3,337 people), and Accommodation and Food Services (2,835 people). The highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying and Oil & Gas Extraction ($82,217), Utilities ($57,929), and Real Estate and Rental & Leasing ($56,573).

The most common jobs held by people who live in La Plata County, by the number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,654 people), Sales and Related Occupations (3,398 people), and Office and Administrative Support Occupations (3,149 people).

But how much does it cost to live in La Plata County?

Let’s take a look at the infographic below.

Cost of living in La Plata County
Cost of living in La Plata County


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