Center, Colorado Population 2022

2,111
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Center is a city located in Saguache County Colorado. Center has a 2020 population of 2,111. Center is currently declining at a rate of -2.36% annually and its population has decreased by -6.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,247 in 2010.

The average household income in Center is $44,832 with a poverty rate of 26.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $434 per month, and the median house value is $79,100. The median age in Center is 32.6 years, 26.7 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Centerwas:

  • White: 84.69%
  • Other race: 7.88%
  • Native American: 3.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.40%
  • Black or African American: 1.50%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Center, Colorado is 2,111 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,111.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,247.

Center, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86984.69%
Some Other Race1747.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native783.53%
Two or More Races532.40%
Black or African American331.50%
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Center Population by Race

Center Population Pyramid $2022

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Center Median Age

32.6


Total

26.7


Male

38.5


Female

Center Adults

There are 1,541 adults, (227 of whom are seniors) in Center.

Center Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Center Sex Ratio

Female

1,167

52.88%

Male

1,040

47.12%

Center Population by Age

Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Center Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25.3%74.7%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
All54.7%45.3%
Married70.5%29.5%
Male79.5%20.5%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Center Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8282.6754.7
Married3763.770.5
Non Family262044.3
Female1462.8225.3
Male443.279.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Center Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34927.92%
9th to 12th Grade18114.48%
High School Graduate35628.48%
Some College19715.76%
Associates Degree574.56%
Bachelors Degree1058.40%
Graduate Degree50.40%
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Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,04655440
White12311756
Other Race10556
Native American6727
2+ Races535314
Black88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.53%.

Center Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,071$32,277$22,838
Less Than 9th Grade$22,375$27,188$21,042
High School Graduate$28,750$47,632$20,962
Some College$28,295$31,406$21,875
Bachelors Degree$40,924$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,071

Average Earnings

$32,277

Average Male

$22,838

Average Female

Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Center Language by Age

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Center Language

34.18% of Center residents speak only English, while 65.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 64.23% of the population.

Center Language

Center Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,91253527.98%
Other42NaN%
Black3333100.00%
White18973.70%
Native7833.85%

26.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.87%

Male Poverty Rate

30.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Center is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Center is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.46%.

Center Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.32%
Some College18.90%
High School10.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.00%
Male Unemployed48.28%
Female Employed19.42%
Male Employed11.50%

Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Center Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,250$44,832
Families$45,521$50,128
Married Families$52,167-
Non Families$17,344$20,123
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Income by Household Type

Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Center Married by Age and Sex

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Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Center Marital Status by Race

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Center Marital Status

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58

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War14
World War II
Korea

Center Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6427
35 to 5422
75+9
65 to 74
18 to 34

Center Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White443.44%
Hispanic221.68%
2+ Races1426.42%

Center Veterans by Race

Center Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Center Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Center Employment by Age

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Center Employment by Race

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Center Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.98%

Born in Center

76.21%

Native Born

23.79%

Foreign Born

13.59%

Non Citizen

10.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.21% of Center residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in Colorado. 13.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Center Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,111-51-2.36%
20212,162-51-2.30%
20202,213-51-2.25%
20192,264-51-2.20%
20182,315251.09%
20172,290482.14%
20162,242381.72%
20152,20410.05%
20142,203-32-1.43%
20132,235-47-2.06%
20122,282351.56%
20112,2470.00%
20102,2470.00%

Center Population by Year