La Junta, Colorado (CO)

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The City of La Junta is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Otero County, Colorado, United States.[5] The city population was 7,568 at the U.S. Census 2000. La Junta is located in southeast Colorado, on the Arkansas River east of Pueblo. La Junta is home to two well-known museums: Bent's Fort, an important trading post in the old west, and the Koshare Indian Museum, regarded as one of the finest collections of Native American artifacts in the world. The Koshare Indian museum hosts a unique Boy Scout/Explorer program which trains the Scouts in both Indian dance and costumes. The Scouts give dance performances during the summer and also host many other Scout troops passing through the area.
La Junta is also home of the Picketwire Center for Performing Arts, which offers a wide variety of culture.

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Total Population: 7,705
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $29,002
Median Home Value: $67,400
State sales tax: 2.9%

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