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Bent County, Colorado Facts

Facts
State Colorado
Land area 1,512.9 square miles
Population Density 4.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 5,688
Population change -12.5%
Under 5 years of age 4%
Under 18 16.7%
65 and over 16.1%
Females 36.2%
White 86.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 31.1
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 6.8%
Native American 3.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 8.8%
Veterans 614
Households and Housing
Households 1,873
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.6%
Median household income $37,340
The per capita income $15,081
Live below the poverty line. 19.1%
housing units 2,211
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $75,500
Residents owning their homes. 63.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 331
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $16,419
Retail sales per capita $2,838
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0