Las Animas County, Colorado Population 2022

Las Animas County, Colorado's estimated population is 14,500 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 -5.98% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18704,2760.00%
18808,9034,627108.21%
189017,2088,30593.28%
190021,8424,63426.93%
191033,64311,80154.03%
192038,9755,33215.85%
193036,008-2,967-7.61%
194032,369-3,639-10.11%
195025,902-6,467-19.98%
196019,983-5,919-22.85%
197015,744-4,239-21.21%
198014,897-847-5.38%
199013,765-1,132-7.60%
201015,4221,65712.04%
201115,053-369-2.39%
201214,992-61-0.41%
201314,396-596-3.98%
201414,048-348-2.42%
201514,043-5-0.04%
201614,073300.21%
201714,2011280.91%
201814,5083072.16%
201914,506-2-0.01%
202014,504-2-0.01%
202114,502-2-0.01%
202214,500-2-0.01%
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Las Animas County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,84482.69%
Black or African American1601.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native5824.06%
Asian900.63%
Some Other Race4663.25%
Two or More Races1,1818.25%
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Las Animas County, Colorado Population by Race

Las Animas County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2022

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Las Animas County, Colorado Median Age

46.2


Total

43.4


Male

49.3


Female

Las Animas County, Colorado Adults

There are 11,704 adults, (3,451 of whom are seniors) in Las Animas County, Colorado.

Las Animas County, Colorado Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Las Animas County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

6,828

47.67%

Male

7,495

52.33%

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
Married81.8%18.2%
All68.5%31.5%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Male59.4%40.6%
Female51.7%48.3%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Las Animas County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,750268.5
Married2,9052.5981.8
Male2292.4359.4
Female7492.6351.7
Non Family2,8671.2160.1

2.51

Average Family Size

2

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 Grade2892.76%
9th to 12th Grade7056.74%
High School Graduate3,11529.77%
Some College2,80026.76%
Associates Degree1,46413.99%
Bachelors Degree1,32812.69%
Graduate Degree7647.30%
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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
Asian474733
White5,9985,7271,680
Native American46639260
2+ Races86469279
Hispanic3,8723,214295
Black1101108
Other Race36929020

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 asian people with a rate of 70.21%.

Las Animas County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,259$37,691$25,417
Less Than 9th Grade$20,945$27,554$20,837
High School Graduate$25,983$30,109$16,875
Some College$33,580$39,185$26,369
Bachelors Degree$40,377$48,942$37,708
Graduate Degree$62,344$65,893$53,365

$32,259

Average Earnings

$37,691

Average Male

$25,417

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

88.54% of Las Animas County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 11.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.89% 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
White7,1161,03514.54%
Native5585710.22%
Other92NaN%
Multiple1,15630226.12%
Hispanic5,7061,28422.50%

18.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.72%

Male Poverty Rate

20.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Las Animas County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Las Animas County, Colorado is White, with 14.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Las Animas County, Colorado is Hispanic, with 22.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.51%.

Las Animas County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.26%
High School21.39%
Some College14.53%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Las Animas County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.40%
Male Unemployed22.87%
Female Employed13.08%
Female Unemployed66.67%

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$44,159$59,325
Families$55,489$72,694
Married Families$60,154-
Non Families$27,413$37,867
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Income by Household Type

Las Animas County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

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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1,151

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War154
Vietnam549
Korea62
World War II21

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3450
35 to 54133
55 to 64262
65 to 74383
75+323

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White98610.24%
Black129.84%
Native American163.10%
Other Race8822.06%
2+ Races495.25%
Hispanic3447.66%

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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17.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Las Animas County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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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50.75%

Born in Las Animas County, Colorado

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.74% of Las Animas County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 50.75% having been born in Colorado. 2.52% 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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