Kim, Colorado

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Town of Kim, Colorado
Kim Outpost in Kim, Colorado
Kim Outpost in Kim, Colorado
Where Kim is in Las Animas County and the state of Colorado
Where Kim is in Las Animas County and the state of Colorado
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Las Animas County[1]
Incorporated (town) 1974[2]
 • Type Statutory Town[1]
 • Mayor Bud Broce
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 5,690 ft (1,734 m)
Population (2006)
 • Total 66
 • Density 220/sq mi (83/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[3] 81049
Area code(s) 719
FIPS code 08-40570
GNIS feature ID 0203870

Kim is a small town. It is in Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. At the 2000 U.S. census, 65 people lived in Kim.

Rodeo star Lane Frost was born in La Junta in 1963. However, he spent some of his early days with his mother and grandparents in Kim, while his father was on tour.

Geography[change | change source]

Kim is at 37°14′46″N 103°21′13″W / 37.24611°N 103.35361°W / 37.24611; -103.35361 (37.246129, -103.353643).[4]

The United States Census Bureau says that the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2). All of it is land.

Demographics[change | change source]

Welcome sign

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 65 people, 38 households, and 15 families living in Kim. The population density was 211.3 people per square mile (81.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.46% White, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.38% of the population.

There were 38 households. 15.8% of these had children under the age of 18 living with them. 36.8% were married couples living together. 2.6% had a female living there with no husband. 60.5% were non-families. 60.5% of all households were made up of just one person and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.71 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the town, 16.9% of the people were under the age of 18. 3.1% were from 18 to 24. 30.8% were from 25 to 44. 30.8% were 45 to 64, and 18.5% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 124.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved 2007-11-30. 
  2. "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-11-30. 
  3. "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. Retrieved October 20, 2007. 
  4. "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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