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La Veta is a town in Huerfano County.
The community name derives from Spanish for "the vein"
The latitude of La Veta is 37.505N. The longitude is -105.007W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,037 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 905.
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23% of La Veta residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Veta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Veta was $18,489, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of La Veta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in La Veta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $378. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.
Libraries in La Veta include La Veta Public Library District ... View libraries
Huerfano County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Veta political report.
The average commute time for La Veta workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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