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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.


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Median household income
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$27,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cimarron demographic reports
Cimarron is on the Cimarron River
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody began Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show here

Evidence of the village's gunslinging days can be seen at the St. James Hotel, which has bullet holes in the ceiling

Well-known residents have included:
· "Black Jack" Ketchum, outlaw
Nearby parks & recreation: Cimarron Canyon State Park
Historic routes: Santa Fe Trail (mountain branch)
Historic sites and museums: Old Mill Museum, Philmont Museum

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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.

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17% of Cimarron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Cimarron include Cimarron Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Cimarron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.


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Newspapers in Cimarron include Sangre de Cristo Chronicle

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Colfax County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cimarron political report.

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The average commute time for Cimarron workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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