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Las Animas County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2016: 14,806 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 15,207 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,581
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,892
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,344
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,911 (it was 1,829 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

34%

Land area: 4773 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Las Animas County: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.3%), Educational, health and social services (15.3%), Public administration (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Las Animas County, Colorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (52.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (42.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years
Males: 7,669  (51.8%)
Females: 7,137  (48.2%)
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Las Animas County,CO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Las Animas County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,975 ($28,273 in 1999)

This county:

$44,975
Colorado:

$65,685

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $583 (lower quartile is $382, upper quartile is $738)
This county:

$583
State:

$1057


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $173,131 (it was $86,300 in 2000)
Las Animas:

$173,131
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,483 - $261,864
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,160
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $352

Institutionalized population: 601

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 1
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 15
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $163,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $526 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $378 (0.3%)

Las Animas County household income distribution in 2009 Las Animas County home values distribution Las Animas County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.0%
Las Animas County:

13.0%
Colorado:

11.0%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for American Indian residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.1 years old
(Males: 44.0 years old, Females: 48.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.3 years old, Black residents: 29.4 years old, American Indian residents: 36.3 years old, Asian residents: 29.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.6 years old, Other race residents: 50.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Las Animas County is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $695 a month.

Cities in this county include: Trinidad, Weston, Aguilar, El Moro, Model, Cokedale, Starkville, Seven Hills, Jansen, Hoehne.

Las Animas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Barber County, Kansas , Butler County, Kansas , Washington County, Utah , Northampton County, Virginia , Menifee County, Kentucky , Perry County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 885
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 681 (40.0% naturalized citizens)

Las Animas County:

4.6%
Whole state:

9.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 118
  • 2000 to 2009: 114
  • 1990 to 1999: 145
  • 1980 to 1989: 34
  • 1970 to 1979: 63
  • Before 1970: 107
Note: State values scaled to Las Animas County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.2%

Las Animas County marital status for males Las Animas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,555
  • One, attached: 198
  • Two: 236
  • 3 or 4: 235
  • 5 to 9: 222
  • 10 to 19: 113
  • 20 to 49: 15
  • 50 or more: 56
  • Mobile homes: 814
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Las Animas County with a mortgage: 2,333 (64 second mortgage, 100 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,044

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

71.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Las Animas County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,1964
Evangelical Protestant1,34313
Mainline Protestant2583
Other322
None1,678-
Las Animas County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Las Animas County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Las Animas County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

11.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Las Animas County:

6.6%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Las Animas County:

20.7%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Las Animas County:

Average size of farms: 4065 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,838
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $86.90
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.93%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,242
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,833
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.07%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.02%

Earthquake activity:

Las Animas County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from Las Animas County center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.1 miles away from Las Animas County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Snow, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3271: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 3271, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Colorado Snow, Incident Period: December 18, 2006 to December 22, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3270: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 3270, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Colorado Mauricio Canyon Fire, Incident Period: January 07, 2006 to January 16, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: January 08, 2006, FEMA Id: 2613, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 17, 2003 to March 20, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3185: April 09, 2003, FEMA Id: 3185, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Colorado Spring Fire, Incident Period: June 02, 2002 to June 26, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 03, 2002, FEMA Id: 2412, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado James John/Fisher Fire, Incident Period: June 02, 2002 to June 26, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 03, 2002, FEMA Id: 2413, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: April 29, 1999 to May 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1276: May 17, 1999, FEMA Id: 1276, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Las Animas County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (53%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • India (5%)
  • Peru (5%)
  • Thailand (4%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (3%)
  • El Salvador (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Las Animas County (%):

  • Italian (10%)
  • German (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Las Animas County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,743 (71.2%)
  • Carpooled: 908 (13.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 83 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 94 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 387 (5.8%)
  • Worked at home: 437 (6.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Las Animas County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 107 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Las Animas County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 479 people in state prisons
  • 173 people in college/university student housing
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,287.

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Colorado average:

9.68%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.74% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($16,111 average AGI)
2.93% relocated from other states ($21,517 average AGI)
Las Animas County:

2.93%
Colorado average:

4.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, CO  0.49% ($21,040 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.41% ($27,048)
from Colfax County, NM  0.26% ($42,462)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Colorado average:

9.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.75% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($17,018 average AGI)
3.69% relocated to other states ($21,826 average AGI)
Las Animas County:

3.69%
Colorado average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pueblo County, CO  1.10% ($27,737 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.50% ($35,308)
to Denver County, CO  0.33% ($39,647)
to Colfax County, NM  0.31% ($26,313)
to Adams County, CO  0.27% ($19,643)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.21% ($63,091)
to Midland County, TX  0.21% ($105,091)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Las Animas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Las Animas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Las Animas County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Las Animas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Las Animas County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,196 (2,580 aged, 616 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 597 (19%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Las Animas County, Colorado in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (267)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (121)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (100)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (99)
  • Unspecified dementia (82)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (78)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (63)
  • Congestive heart failure (60)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (53)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 239.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,806
  • In family households: 11,058 (2,097 male householders, 1,810 female householders)
    3,140 spouses, 3,181 children (3,004 natural, 33 adopted, 140 stepchildren), 406 grandchildren, 51 brothers or sisters, 48 parents, 108 other relatives, 196 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,959 (1,102 male householders (887 living alone)), 1,248 female householders (1,050 living alone)), 589 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 784

Size of family households: 2,171 2-persons, 852 3-persons, 553 4-persons, 224 5-persons, 80 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,938 1-person, 219 2-persons, 66 3-persons, 103 4-persons, 7 6-persons.

1,592 married couples with children.
585 single-parent households (217 men, 368 women).

86.4% of residents of Las Animas speak English at home.
11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 35% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $118,844,000 ($7,741 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,924,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,179,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,512,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,315,000
Federal grants: $42,458,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,579,000 ($322,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,802,000 ($363,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,520,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,393,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,514,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 919
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 904
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +113
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +135
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Las Animas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.84 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 74
  • 2010 to 2013: 61
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,066
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,103
  • 1980 to 1989: 744
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,010
  • 1960 to 1969: 388
  • 1950 to 1959: 652
  • 1940 to 1949: 468
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,803
Note: State values scaled to Las Animas population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Las Animas County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Las Animas County population
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 207
  • 4 rooms: 436
  • 5 rooms: 995
  • 6 rooms: 1,013
  • 7 rooms: 594
  • 8 rooms: 376
  • 9+ rooms: 693
  • 1 room: 83
  • 2 rooms: 29
  • 3 rooms: 279
  • 4 rooms: 556
  • 5 rooms: 441
  • 6 rooms: 256
  • 7 rooms: 122
  • 8 rooms: 78
  • 9+ rooms: 63
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Las Animas County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Las Animas County population
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 203
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,056
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,055
  • 4 bedrooms: 734
  • 5+ bedrooms: 232
  • no bedroom: 98
  • 1 bedroom: 276
  • 2 bedrooms: 838
  • 3 bedrooms: 601
  • 4 bedrooms: 93
  • 5+ bedrooms: 25
Cars and other vehicles available in Las Animas County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Las Animas County population
  • no vehicle: 117
  • 1 vehicle: 949
  • 2 vehicles: 1,704
  • 3 vehicles: 965
  • 4 vehicles: 369
  • 5+ vehicles: 246
  • no vehicle: 423
  • 1 vehicle: 715
  • 2 vehicles: 503
  • 3 vehicles: 219
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 51

85% of Las Animas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Colorado.

Las Animas County:

84.8%
State average:

81.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,117
  • Other state: 5,901
  • Northeast: 455
  • Midwest: 1,452
  • South: 1,232
  • West: 2,770

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Las Animas County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.9%)
  • Wood (12.6%)
  • Electricity (7.9%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (61.0%)
  • Electricity (22.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.0%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 82
Here:

6.9%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

7.7%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

7.0%
Colorado:

14.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 566
  • Number of aged recipients: 94
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 472
  • Number of recipients under 18: 44
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 365
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 157
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 249
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 223
Las Animas County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Las Animas County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Las Animas County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18782.2 years
John16875.1 years
Joe14476.0 years
Frank10078.0 years
Charles7873.2 years
George6473.9 years
Joseph6372.2 years
Jose6279.9 years
William6278.0 years
Rose6078.0 years
Most common last names in Las Animas County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez11276.7 years
Gonzales8073.6 years
Trujillo7575.3 years
Montoya6275.3 years
Vigil6277.2 years
Romero6277.5 years
Garcia5974.0 years
Sanchez4768.5 years
Cordova4475.2 years
Lopez4376.3 years
Businesses in Las Animas County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Quality1
Big O Tires1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Safeway1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
FedEx5Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
KFC1U-Haul2
La Quinta1UPS5
MasterBrand Cabinets2Vons1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1Wendy's1