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Cimarron is a village in Colfax County.
The community was named for the river; the word derives from Spanish for "wild"
The latitude of Cimarron is 36.510N. The longitude is -104.915W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,430 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 909.
Evidence of the village's gunslinging days can be seen at the St. James Hotel, which has bullet holes in the ceiling
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cimarron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Colfax County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 87714 ZIP code.
11% of Cimarron residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cimarron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cimarron was $14,248, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Cimarron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Cimarron include Cimarron Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cimarron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.
Newspapers in Cimarron include Sangre de Cristo Chronicle
Colfax County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cimarron political report.
The average commute time for Cimarron workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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