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Demographics

People

Total Population1,909
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens23%
Employed Population 16+505
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.9%
Median Earnings25+$25,594
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,688

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,886
% Above Poverty Level62.2%
% Below Poverty Level37.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.6%
Median Gross Rent$658
Median House Value$56,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49%
German15.8%
English14.2%
Irish9%
Italian5.8%
Swedish3.2%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
Polish0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Russian0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
Belgian0.1%
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Las Animas Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bent County
Standard Zip Codes81054
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude38.06
Approximate Longitude-103.22

Las Animas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLAS ANIMAS
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 47 F
Apr Temp36 to 70 F
Jul Temp62 to 95 F
Oct Temp37 to 73 F
Annual Precip12.9 inches
StationJOHN MARTIN DAM
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 43 F
Apr Temp36 to 68 F
Jul Temp61 to 94 F
Oct Temp36 to 72 F
Annual Precip13.4 inches
StationORDWAY 2 ENE
Distance28.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 45 F
Apr Temp33 to 68 F
Jul Temp59 to 95 F
Oct Temp34 to 72 F
Annual Precip11.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cheraw194$44,688
La Junta6,978$43,229
Swink755$36,667

Las Animas Public Libraries

Las Animas-bent County Library District
306 5TH STREET
Las Animas, Colorado
(719) 456-0111

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Las Animas Public Schools

Jump Start Learning Center
530 Poplar Avenue
ZIP: 81054
Primary
Total Enrollment 38
Las Animas Elementary School
530 Poplar Avenue
ZIP: 81054
Primary
Total Enrollment 276
Las Animas High School
300 Grove Avenue
ZIP: 81054
High
Total Enrollment 114
Las Animas Junior High School
1021 2nd Street
ZIP: 81054
Middle
Total Enrollment 73
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