For population 25 years and over in Center:
For population 15 years and over in Center town:
515 residents are foreign born (22.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $370 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (88.6 miles , pop. 102,121).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (105.0 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (444.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Sargent, CO (2.2 miles ), Monte Vista, CO (3.5 miles ), Hooper, CO (3.6 miles) , Del Norte, CO (3.8 miles ), Mosca-Hooper, CO (4.5 miles ), Moffat, CO (4.5 miles) , Saguache, CO (4.8 miles ), Alamosa, CO (4.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.75 N, Longitude: 106.11 W
Area code: 719
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +435 (+22.2%).
Work and jobs in Center: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Center, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Center-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.9 miles away from Center center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Center center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Saguache County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public elementary/middle schools in Center:
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Private elementary/middle school in Center:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Center and their reported violations in the past:CENTER TOWN OF (Population served: 2515, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 38.8%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.2% for American Indian residents, 26.8% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Center compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Center (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Center (based on Saguache County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,792 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,387 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Center fatal accident list:
Nov 1, 1994 07:16 PM, Washington, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1986 01:24 PM, 112, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $17,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,724
Total average daily truck traffic: 284
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 5,397
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Center)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Center, CO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Center)
Businesses in Center, CO
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.