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Rio Grande County and Saguache County, Colorado


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The Colorado state capital is Denver.
The population of Center is approximately 2,383 (2008), 2230 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 848 (2000), 793 (2010).
The amount of land area in Center is 2.2 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Center is 0.84 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Center to Washington DC is 1652 miles.
The distance to the Colorado state capital is 155 miles. (as the crow flies)
Center is positioned 37.75 degrees north of the equator and 106.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Center elevation is 7,645 feet above sea level.
Center per capita income is $ 12,548 (2008).
Center median income is $ 33,429 (2008).
The Center median home price is $ 84,505 (2008).


in south-central Colorado about 88 miles southwest of Pueblo. Other nearby communities include Sargent, Monte Vista, Hooper, Del Norte, Mosca-Hooper, Moffat, Saguache and Alamosa.
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The incorporation of Center

18 January 1907



The population of Center was:
1990 - 1963
2000 - 2,392
2009 - 2,383

Population density:
2000 - 2,854.3 persons per square mile 2008 - 2,844 persons per square mile

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 770 2000 - 848

Median age:
2000 - 27.9 years

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 23,780
2008 - $ 33,429

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 9,289
2008 - $ 12,548

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 50,400
2008 - $ 84,505

Center is located in the Mountain Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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