Center, Colorado Population 2024

1,916

Center is a city located in Rio Grande County and Saguache County Colorado. Center has a 2024 population of 1,916. Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -0.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,931 in 2020.

The average household income in Center is $64,077 with a poverty rate of 20.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Center is 36.6 years, 33.2 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Center was:

  • White: 68.92%
  • Two or more races: 18.52%
  • Other race: 7.66%
  • Black or African American: 3.49%
  • Native American: 1.4%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,217.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.78% (-15)
The current population of Center, Colorado is 1,916 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,931.

Center, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,61968.92%
Two or more races43518.52%
Other race1807.66%
Black or African American823.49%
Native American331.4%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Center Population by Race

Center Population Pyramid 2024

Center Median Age

36.6

Total

33.2

Male

36.8

Female

Center Adults

There are 1,688 adults, (292 of whom are seniors) in Center.

Center Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Center Sex Ratio

Female1,30855.68%
Male1,04144.32%

Center Population by Age

Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0302.2859.840.2
Married4782.7467.632.4
Female2752.7139.360.7
Non Family2661.0465.434.6
Male111.641000
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2.64

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 63.95%.

Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,625

Average Earnings

$44,016

Average Male

$21,500

Average Female

Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Center Language

42.76% of Center residents speak only English, while 57.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 56.64% of the population.

Center Language

Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,07340119.34%
Black8282100%
Native33721.21%
Multiple43571.61%
White16521.21%
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20.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.48%

Male Poverty Rate

23.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Center is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Center is White, with 1.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.07%.

Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College28.98%
Less Than 9th Grade23.38%
High School3.06%
Bachelors or Greater
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Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed19.55%
Female Unemployed10.26%
Male Employed5.37%
Male Unemployed
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Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

82

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Center Veterans by War

count

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Center Veterans by Age

count

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Center Veterans by Race

Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Center Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.09%

Born in Center

89.27%

Native Born

10.73%

Foreign Born

6.6%

Non Citizen

4.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.27% of Center residents were born in the United States, with 65.09% having been born in Colorado. 6.6% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,876-8-0.42%
20281,884-8-0.42%
20271,892-8-0.42%
20261,900-8-0.42%
20251,908-8-0.42%
20241,916-8-0.42%
20231,924-8-0.41%
20221,932-8-0.41%
20211,94090.47%
20201,931-454-19.04%
20192,385-57-2.33%
20182,442271.12%
20172,415733.12%
20162,342562.45%
20152,286190.84%
20142,267-16-0.7%
20132,283-32-1.38%
20122,315482.12%
20112,267160.71%
20102,251
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Center Population by Year