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People

Total Population 2,105
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 10.2%
Employed Population 16+ 899
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,942
% Above Poverty Level 62.8%
% Below Poverty Level 37.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $330
Median House Value $82,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 88.1%
US/American 0%
English 0.6%
Irish 0.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles W of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Rio Grande
Standard Zip Codes 81125
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.78
Longitude -106.09

Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CENTER 4 SSW
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 32 F
Apr Temp 24 to 58 F
Jul Temp 45 to 79 F
Oct Temp 26 to 61 F
Annual Precip 6.9 inches
Station DEL NORTE 2 E
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 34 F
Apr Temp 26 to 57 F
Jul Temp 48 to 78 F
Oct Temp 29 to 61 F
Annual Precip 10.4 inches
Station SAGUACHE
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 34 F
Apr Temp 25 to 57 F
Jul Temp 47 to 80 F
Oct Temp 27 to 62 F
Annual Precip 8.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alamosa 9,592 $45,179
Del Norte 1,984 $32,072
Hooper 55 $0
Monte Vista 4,366 $48,200
Saguache 536 $38,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Center High Schools

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CENTER HIGH SCHOOL
500 SOUTH BROADWAY
719-754-2232
Serves 191 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

THE ACADEMIC RECOVERY CENTER OF SAN LUIS VALLEY
500 SOUTH BROADWAY
719-754-2859
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 20 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

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