Las Animas County CO Information


Las Animas County Subdivisions

Las Animas County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,370
Daytime Population: Workers 6,421
Daytime Population: Residents 7,898
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,319
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 13,508
Population in Familes 10,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 862
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $39,302
Average Household Income $54,444
Per Capita Income $23,067


Total Housing Units 8,217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,926 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,923 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,368 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $166,343
Average Home Value $203,464


Total Households 5,849
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,660
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.04% -1.15%
Households -1.2% -1.28%
Families -1.26% -1.32%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.44%


Las Animas County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Las Animas County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 33 50th
Population Density # 51 23rd
Diversity Index # 12 83rd
Median Household Income # 49 25th
Per Capita Income # 51 22nd

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