San Juan County

Countywide Planning Issues

San Juan County population grew slower, and has greater Tribal representation, than the Coalition generally.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County
Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County
Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

Land Issues

San Juan has less private and more Tribal lands than other areas of the Coalition.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

Federal payments to the County have remained stagnant or declined in recent years.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

Economic Issues

Farming, mining, and tourism are the most dominant non-government jobs in the San Juan economy.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

Just over half of the income in San Juan comes from wages. This is less than the average for the rest of the Coalition.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

The poverty rate in San Juan is twice as high as other Coalition areas.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

Tourism makes-up a bigger percentage of the San Juan economy than the other Coalition member counties.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County
Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

Agriculture and Mining

The San Juan economy is tied closely to the land.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

San Juan has almost double the amount of farms than the other counties.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

Very few of these operations have formal employees.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County
Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County

Mining in San Juan has struggled in recent years, but shows signs of growth.

Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County
Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County
Socio-Economic Data: San Juan County
 

The Coalition can support San Juan residents by exploring projects that connect the area to larger markets.