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Rio Grande County, CO
The county was named for the river

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Rio Grande County is one of 64 counties in Colorado. The estimated population in 2004 was 12,414. This was an increase of  .01% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
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$31,836
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rio Grande County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Rio Grande County was $26,048. This was an increase of 35.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 84% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Del Norte
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 9 in production of potatoes
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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18% of Rio Grande County residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rio Grande County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries in Rio Grande County include Del Norte Cemetery, Lariat Cemetery, Monte Vista Cemetery, Rock Creek Cemetery, San Luis Valley Cemetery, Valdeses Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Rio Grande County include Del Norte, Monte Vista, South Fork ... View communities

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School districts in Rio Grande County include Del Norte C-7, Monte Vista C-8, Sargent RE-33J ... View school districts

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Libraries in Rio Grande County include Del Norte Pl/Rio Grande Ld, Monte Vista / Rio Grande Library District, Ruth Tabor Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Rio Grande County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rio Grande County political report.

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Hotels in Rio Grande County include Americas Best Value Inn, Apple Dumpling B&B, Applelodge B&B, Best Western Movie Manor, Comfort Inn of Monte Vista

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