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There are 37 USDA backed residential loans in Bent county with an average loan balance of $56,915. Over 62% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 41 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $63,360. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,329 SqFt. Alternate income limits exist to determine loan eligibility in Bent county. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $92,700. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit increases to $122,350.

The size of Bent County is roughly 3,993 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Bent County is 9. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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Able   •   Big Bend   •   Boggsville   •   Caddoa   •   Cornelia   •   Gilpin   •   *Hasty   •   Hilton   •   Keesee   •   Keller   •   Kreybill   •   *Las Animas   •   Lubers   •   Marlman   •   McClave   •   Melina   •   Ninaview   •   Old Fort Lyons   •   Prowers   •   Riverdale   •   Ruxton   •   Toonerville   •   Wareland

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Bent County.

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Bent County, Colorado
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Bent County, located in the southeastern part of the great state of Colorado, was founded on February 6, 1870. It is named in honor of William Bent, an early frontiersman who played a significant role in establishing trade relationships with Native American tribes, particularly the Cheyenne and Arapaho.

The region has a rich history that dates back to the indigenous tribes that initially inhabited the land. In the early 1800s, the area saw a significant increase in traffic due to the Santa Fe Trail, an important route for trade and travel between Missouri and New Mexico. The trail passed through what is now Bent County, which contributed to the development of the region.

In 1833, William Bent, along with his brothers and trading partners, founded Bent's Fort, a trading post providing goods and services to travelers and playing a significant role in fostering relationships between Native Americans and settlers. Bent's Fort became an essential hub for commerce and cultural exchange in the region.

During the latter half of the 19th century, Bent County was home to the short-lived cattle boom, which eventually declined due to harsh weather conditions and the arrival of homesteaders who partitioned the land for farming purposes.

Today, Bent County is a predominantly rural area, with agriculture and livestock forming the backbone of its economy. The county's seat and largest city is Las Animas, which lies along the Arkansas River.

Fun Fact: Bent County is home to the John Martin Reservoir State Park, which offers a variety of recreational activities, including fishing and boating. The reservoir was created in 1948 as part of the Flood Control Act passed by Congress and attracts visitors for its scenic beauty and wildlife.

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