Las Animas County Information

Las Animas in Colorado occupies 4,775 square miles and has a 2006 population of 15,564, a change from a 2000 population of 15,207 and 13,765 in 1990. 14.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.1% percent is 25-35, and 12.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 20 acts of violent crime reported in Las Animas in 2004, a change from 55 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 347 people: 4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.9%.

Read more about Las Animas, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLas Animas 
StateColorado 
Land Area4,775 sq. milesRanked 94 of 3,140
Population 200615,564Ranked 2,071 of 3,140
Population 200515,387 
Population 200015,207Ranked 2,076 of 3,140
Population 199013,765Ranked 2,076 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion94.5% 
African American.6% 
Asian American.6% 
Native American2.7% 
Pacific Islander.4% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.8% 
Population 5 to 1412.7% 
Population 15 to 2414.5% 
Population 25 to 3411.1% 
Population 35 to 4412.1% 
Population 45 to 5414.5% 
Population 55 to 6412% 
Population 65 to 748.1% 
Population 75 and up9.3% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2055
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes2 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults17 
Total Property Crimes241253
Burglaries41 
Larceny Thefts189 
Motor Vehicle Thefts11 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,6166,679
Unemployed Population347262
Unemployment Rate4%3.9%

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