Las Animas is a very small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,198 people and just one neighborhood, Las Animas is the 113th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Las Animas is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Las Animas is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Las Animas who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (13.20%), teaching (12.24%) and farm management occupations (9.98%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Las Animas work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Las Animas has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Las Animas has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Las Animas than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Las Animas may be for you.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.19 minutes getting to work every day.