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San Luis is a town in Costilla County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of San Luis is 37.200N. The longitude is -105.423W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,979 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 720.


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Median household income
Local
$14,213
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our San Luis demographic reports
San Luis is at the foot of Culebra Peak
Former and merged names include:
· San Luis de Culebra
· Plaza de Medio
Many residents are descendants of Mexican land-granters who settled here in 1851
Historic sites and museums: San Luis Museum & Cultural Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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4% of San Luis residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the San Luis ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Luis was $8,887, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of San Luis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in San Luis include Plaza de San Luis de la Culebra ... View historic districts

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Median rent in San Luis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $186.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.


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Libraries in San Luis include Costilla County Public Library ... View libraries

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Costilla County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our San Luis political report.

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The average commute time for San Luis workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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