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Center is a town in Saguache County. (The community straddles Saguache and Rio Grande counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for its location in the middle of the San Luis Valley

The latitude of Center is 37.753N. The longitude is -106.108W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,644 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,491.


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Median household income
Local
$23,780
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Center demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Centerview
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.

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3% of Center residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Center ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Center was $9,289, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Center residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Center, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.


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Libraries in Center include Center Public Library ... View libraries

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Saguache County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Center political report.

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The average commute time for Center workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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