Las Animas, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Las Animas, Colorado - Basic Facts

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The City of Las Animas had a population of 2,333 as of July 1, 2016. Las Animas ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Las Animas is located at latitude 38.0697 and longitude -103.2232 in Bent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Las Animas (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Bent County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,898 feet.

The City of Las Animas (GNIS ID: 2411628) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Las Animas is located within Las Animas Division of Bent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Las Animas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Las Animas, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,333
Population in Households 1,796
Population in Familes 1,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 537
Population Density1 1,440
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 967
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 591
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 572 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 395 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 247 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $64,958
Average Home Value $77,102


Median Household Income $29,840
Average Household Income $40,616
Per Capita Income $16,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.43%
Households -0.6% -0.59%
Families -0.29% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
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.

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, 2016 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 # 157 66th
Population Density1 # 120 74th
Diversity Index2 # 51 89th
Median Household Income # 442 4th
Per Capita Income # 448 2nd

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