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Las Animas, Colorado - Basic Facts

Las Animas is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Las Animas.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bent County at latitude 38.0667 and longitude -103.2227. Bent County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,898 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Las Animas (see map) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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Las Animas, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Las Animas to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 159 66th
Population Density1 # 127 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 66 86th
Median Household Income # 450 2nd
Per Capita Income # 447 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Las Animas, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,233
Population in Households 1,775
Population in Familes 1,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 458
Population Density1 1,378
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 986
Average Household Size 1.8
Family Households 600
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 578 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $73,482
Average Home Value $82,802
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,946
Average Household Income $36,478
Per Capita Income $14,609
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.78% -0.81%
Households -0.42% -0.95%
Families -0.08% -1.06%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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