Kim, Colorado

The Town of Kim is a Statutory Town located in Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. The population was 65 at the U.S. Census 2000.


Kim is located at (37.246129, -103.353643).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.

Kim is located on the plains of southeastern Colorado and the elevation is 5690 ft (1734 m).


As of the census of 2000, there were 65 people, 38 households, and 15 families residing in the town. The population density was 211.3 people per square mile (81.0/km²). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 159.3/sq mi (61.0/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 out of which 15.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.8% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 60.5% were non-families. 60.5% of all households were made up of individuals 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 the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who 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.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,938, and the median income for a family was $36,667. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $27,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,343. There were 11.1% of families and 14.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 20.0% of those over 64.

There is currently a small store/gas station/cafe known as the Kim Outpost. The economic viability of the area depends on agriculture. This includes ranching and farming. The mayor is Bud Broce.

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