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Del Norte is a town in Rio Grande County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Rio del Norte.

The latitude of Del Norte is 37.678N. The longitude is -106.352W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,884 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,625.


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Median household income
Local
$23,833
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Del Norte demographic reports
Once a mining supply depot
Well-known residents have included:
· Kent V. Rominger, astronaut
Local festivals include:
  • Festival of Imagination - Sept. 21-23, 2007
  • Covered Wagon Days - Aug. 3-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Del Norte web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Rio Grande Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Del Norte demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rio Grande 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 81132 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Del Norte residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Del Norte ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Del Norte was $12,751, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Del Norte residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Del Norte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $558.


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Libraries in Del Norte include Del Norte Pl/Rio Grande Ld ... View libraries

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Politics

Rio Grande County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Del Norte political report.

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The average commute time for Del Norte workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Del Norte include Applelodge B&B.

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