Las Animas County, Colorado Population 2021

Las Animas County, Colorado's estimated population is 14,502 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Las Animas County, Colorado is the 34th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 15,422 and has seen a growth of -5.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,502-2-0.01%
202014,504-2-0.01%
201914,506-2-0.01%
201814,5083072.16%
201714,2011280.91%
201614,073300.21%
201514,043-5-0.04%
201414,048-348-2.42%
201314,396-596-3.98%
201214,992-61-0.41%
201115,053-369-2.39%
201015,4221,65712.04%
199013,765-1,132-7.60%
198014,897-847-5.38%
197015,744-4,239-21.21%
196019,983-5,919-22.85%
195025,902-6,467-19.98%
194032,369-3,639-10.11%
193036,008-2,967-7.61%
192038,9755,33215.85%
191033,64311,80154.03%
190021,8424,63426.93%
189017,2088,30593.28%
18808,9034,627108.21%
18704,2760.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.01%
County Website
Founded
February 9, 1866
County Seat
2010 Population
15,422
Growth Since 2010
-5.97%
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Las Animas County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,11184.89%
Two or More Races7465.23%
Some Other Race6034.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native5443.81%
Asian1370.96%
Black or African American1250.88%
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Las Animas County, Colorado Population by Race

Las Animas County, Colorado Population Pyramid $2021

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Las Animas County, Colorado Median Age

45.9


Total

42.8


Male

49.3


Female

Las Animas County, Colorado Adults

There are 11,734 adults, (3,377 of whom are seniors) in Las Animas County, Colorado.

Las Animas County, Colorado Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Las Animas County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

6,781

47.53%

Male

7,485

52.47%

Las Animas County, Colorado Population by Age

Las Animas County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Las Animas County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
Male67.6%32.4%
All67.4%32.6%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Female50.5%49.5%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Las Animas County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6702.0167.4
Married2,9932.6480
Non Family2,8641.257.7
Female6062.6450.5
Male2072.2867.6

2.55

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

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Las Animas County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6045.74%
9th to 12th Grade6756.41%
High School Graduate3,10329.48%
Some College2,88127.37%
Associates Degree1,20611.46%
Bachelors Degree1,30112.36%
Graduate Degree7577.19%
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Las Animas County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Las Animas County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9845,5961,575
Hispanic3,8833,071338
Native American48643131
2+ Races48139377
Other Race44433122
Black12510711
Asian989878

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.59%.

Las Animas County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,856$36,685$25,867
Less Than 9th Grade$20,966$30,238$15,205
High School Graduate$26,422$31,731$19,688
Some College$31,780$41,719$25,536
Bachelors Degree$38,059$39,320$33,558
Graduate Degree$53,611$47,917$55,114

$31,856

Average Earnings

$36,685

Average Male

$25,867

Average Female

Las Animas County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Las Animas County, Colorado Language by Age

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Las Animas County, Colorado Language

85.68% of Las Animas County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 14.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.08% of the population.

Las Animas County, Colorado Language

Las Animas County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,6821,24721.95%
White7,04799914.18%
Multiple73131342.82%
Other59512320.67%
Native50811723.03%

18.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.99%

Male Poverty Rate

20.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Las Animas County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Las Animas County, Colorado is Multiple, with 42.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Las Animas County, Colorado is White, with 14.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.49%.

Las Animas County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.79%
High School20.29%
Some College13.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Las Animas County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.77%
Male Unemployed20.33%
Female Employed12.84%
Male Employed8.66%

Las Animas County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Las Animas County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,817$56,571
Families$55,241$70,318
Married Families$61,754-
Non Families$25,696$35,945
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Income by Household Type

Las Animas County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Las Animas County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Las Animas County, Colorado 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 55-64.

Las Animas County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Las Animas County, Colorado Marital Status

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1,239

Number of Veterans

1,139

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam585
Second Gulf War133
First Gulf War121
Korea75
World War II26

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74479
75+323
55 to 64264
35 to 54100
18 to 3473

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,08610.92%
Hispanic4469.93%
Other Race9420.57%
2+ Races325.95%
Native American163.01%
Black118.80%

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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15.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Las Animas County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Las Animas County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Las Animas County, Colorado 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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54.10%

Born in Las Animas County, Colorado

94.65%

Native Born

5.35%

Foreign Born

3.61%

Non Citizen

1.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.65% of Las Animas County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 54.10% having been born in Colorado. 3.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Las Animas County, Colorado Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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