Las Animas, Colorado Population 2021

2,139
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Las Animas is a city located in Bent County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Bent County. With a 2020 population of 2,139, it is the 116th largest city in Colorado and the 7372nd largest city in the United States . Las Animas is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -11.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,410 in 2010. Las Animas reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Las Animas has a population density of 1,315 people per square mile.

The average household income in Las Animas is $39,305 with a poverty rate of 40.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $52,600. The median age in Las Animas is 41.1 years, 39.5 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Las Animas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Las Animaswas:

  • White: 90.44%
  • Other race: 3.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.47%
  • Native American: 2.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Las Animas, Colorado is 2,139 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,165.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,410.

Las Animas, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,05290.44%
Some Other Race843.70%
Two or More Races562.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native522.29%
Black or African American180.79%
Asian70.31%
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Las Animas Population by Race

Las Animas Population Pyramid $2021

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Las Animas Median Age

41.1


Total

39.5


Male

41.7


Female

Las Animas Adults

There are 1,693 adults, (514 of whom are seniors) in Las Animas.

Las Animas Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Las Animas Sex Ratio

Female

1,200

52.89%

Male

1,069

47.11%

Las Animas Population by Age

Las Animas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Las Animas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female6.9%93.1%
Male26.4%73.6%
All44.8%55.2%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Married56.6%43.4%

44.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Las Animas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9742.1944.8
Non Family3951.0952.9
Married3483.2256.6
Female1592.576.9
Male722.3926.4

2.85

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

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Las Animas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1056.44%
9th to 12th Grade16910.36%
High School Graduate63038.63%
Some College39123.97%
Associates Degree1358.28%
Bachelors Degree1136.93%
Graduate Degree885.40%
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Las Animas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Las Animas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White932852169
Hispanic66947527
Other Race5454
Native American48485
2+ Races37299
Asian55
Black44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 24.32%.

Las Animas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,323$30,250$22,798
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,167$30,813$21,083
Some College$24,524$$23,750
Bachelors Degree$37,000$57,500$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,323

Average Earnings

$30,250

Average Male

$22,798

Average Female

Las Animas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Las Animas Language by Age

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Las Animas Language

90.15% of Las Animas residents speak only English, while 9.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.62% of the population.

Las Animas Language

Las Animas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic95043846.11%
White1,19143536.52%
Multiple562442.86%
Native522446.15%
Other8455.95%
Asian7571.43%

40.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

45.31%

Male Poverty Rate

37.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Las Animas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Las Animas is Asian, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Las Animas is Other, with 5.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 53.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.38%.

Las Animas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade65.23%
Some College36.90%
High School31.76%
Bachelors or Greater8.76%

Las Animas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Unemployed51.92%
Male Employed19.78%
Female Employed17.25%

Las Animas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Las Animas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,456$39,305
Families$28,988$45,953
Married Families$44,516-
Non Families$19,281$26,615
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Income by Household Type

Las Animas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Las Animas Married by Age and Sex

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Las Animas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Las Animas Marital Status by Race

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Las Animas Marital Status

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145

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam73
First Gulf War17
Korea16
World War II7
Second Gulf War4

Las Animas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+55
65 to 7439
55 to 6435
35 to 5416
18 to 34

Las Animas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1157.44%
Hispanic273.80%
Native American1122.92%
2+ Races821.62%
Other Race611.11%
Asian5100.00%

Las Animas Veterans by Race

Las Animas Veterans by Education

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18.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Las Animas Veterans by Education

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39.1%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Las Animas Employment by Age

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Las Animas Employment by Race

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Las Animas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.79%

Born in Las Animas

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.69% of Las Animas residents were born in the United States, with 71.79% having been born in Colorado. 1.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Las Animas Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,139-13-0.60%
20202,152-13-0.60%
20192,165-13-0.60%
20182,17850.23%
20172,173-7-0.32%
20162,180-32-1.45%
20152,212301.37%
20142,182-70-3.11%
20132,252-64-2.76%
20122,316-43-1.82%
20112,359-49-2.03%
20102,4080.00%

Las Animas Population by Year