Unemployment Offices in Otero County, Colorado

There are 2 Unemployment Offices in Otero County, Colorado, serving a population of 18,325 people in an area of 1,262 square miles. There is 1 Unemployment Office per 9,162 people, and 1 Unemployment Office per 630 square miles.

In Colorado, Otero County is ranked 8th of 64 counties in Unemployment Offices per capita, and 11th of 64 counties in Unemployment Offices per square mile.

List of Otero County Unemployment Offices

Find Otero County, Colorado unemployment offices, including state, federal, and department of labor offices.


La Junta Unemployment Office 215 Raton Avenue La Junta, CO

Rocky Ford Unemployment Office 801 Chestnut Avenue Rocky Ford, CO

About Otero County Unemployment Offices

Otero County Unemployment Offices are branch locations of the Colorado State agency responsible for administering the state's unemployment insurance and unemployment compensation programs in Otero County, CO. Otero County unemployment benefits are temporary monetary payments made to individuals who have lost their jobs, usually due to layoffs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying/Filing for Otero County unemployment benefits
  • Making an unemployment insurance claim
  • Collecting and receiving benefits
  • Colorado unemployment eligibility
  • Amount and duration for claiming benefits

Otero County Unemployment Statistics

Find Otero County Unemployment Rates, Unemployment Rates by Age, and Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Otero County Unemployment Rates
 Otero CountyColorado
Unemployment Rate9.3%5.2%
Male11.5%4.8%
Female7.0%4.7%
Persons with Disabilities11.3%12.3%
Otero County Unemployment Rates by Age
 Otero CountyColorado
Age 16-1920.4%17.6%
Age 20-2425.9%9.2%
Age 25-296.9%5.3%
Age 30-347.9%4.8%
Age 35-447.0%3.8%
Age 45-548.1%3.9%
Age 55-598.2%4.1%
Age 60-646.5%3.9%
Age 65-740.7%3.8%
Age 75+2.7%3.3%
Otero County Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment
 Otero CountyColorado
Less than High School Graduate18.7%7.0%
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)9.7%5.7%
Some College or Associate's Degree5.4%4.5%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher5.9%2.9%