Center, Colorado

Population 2,274

Center is located in Rio Grande County, CO. The population is 2,274, making Center the 2nd largest city in Rio Grande County.

There are 5 public schools in Center with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Center is moderate , and there are 7 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Center is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Center property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Center include Monte Vista, Hooper and Del Norte.

Center Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 55.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 33.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 10.4%

Crime Rate

15.36% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 130
  • Violent Crimes: 260
  • Robbery: 87
  • Burglary: 908
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

56.01% Higher than national avg.
  • 7 offenders in Center
  • 30.78 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

35 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 35


Very High 4.7%
  • Colorado unemployment average: 3.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Center, CO and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Center's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Center, CO

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2002, the city of Center, CO issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2001, the city of Center, CO issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $689
  • 1 Bedroom: $693
  • 2 Bedrooms: $866
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,230
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,391

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Environmental Hazards

35 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (156/156)
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.6 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 12.33°
  • February 18.6°
  • March 37°
  • April 44.5°
  • May 50.9°
  • June 61.58°
  • July 66.1°
  • August 63.23°
  • September 57.13°
  • October 45.53°
  • November 30.97°
  • December 14.83°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Center, CO

Center, CO has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Center, CO has no risk of hurricanes.
Center, CO has a very low risk of hail storms.
Center, CO has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Center, CO: $27,297


Unemployment in Center is 4.7%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 59.65%
White Collar - 40.35%


State Representatives

  • Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • Sen. Michael F. Bennet
  • Sen. Cory Gardner

City Representatives

  • Scott Tipton

Neighborhood Info

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  • No Cemeteries found in Center, CO

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  • No fire stations found in Center, CO

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  • No hospitals found in Center, CO

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  • No library found in Center, CO

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  • No retirement homes found in Center, CO
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