Bent County Information

Bent in Colorado occupies 1,541 square miles and has a 2006 population of 5,551, a change from a 2000 population of 5,998 and 5,048 in 1990. 15.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.1% percent is 25-35, and 14.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 15 acts of violent crime reported in Bent in 2004, a change from 24 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 139 people: 5.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.7%.

Read more about Bent, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyBent 
StateColorado 
Land Area1,541 sq. milesRanked 432 of 3,140
Population 20065,551Ranked 2,798 of 3,140
Population 20055,563 
Population 20005,998Ranked 2,782 of 3,140
Population 19905,048Ranked 2,836 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion91.8% 
African American4.1% 
Asian American1% 
Native American2.8% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.5% 
Population 5 to 1412.3% 
Population 15 to 2415.4% 
Population 25 to 3414.1% 
Population 35 to 4414.6% 
Population 45 to 5413.2% 
Population 55 to 6410.5% 
Population 65 to 747.7% 
Population 75 and up6.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1524
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes2 
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults13 
Total Property Crimes58112
Burglaries14 
Larceny Thefts42 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population2,4332,275
Unemployed Population13985
Unemployment Rate5.7%3.7%

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