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San Juan County's population dwindles
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Posted on January 07 2010, 2:54pm by Mark Esper in Local News category
Estimate shows San Juan County lost one person in 2009.
Silverton is blanketed in snow on New Year’s Eve 2009.
OK, so who’s the one that left town?
According to an estimate released by the Colorado State Demographer’s Office, San Juan County’s population dropped by approximately one over the last year.
The office estimated the county’s population in 2009 at 566, down from 567 in 2008.
The county’s population was 558 in the 2000 census. The state demographer estimates it rose to 583 by 2006, but has since dwindled.
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kristiks on January 19 2010, 2:35pm
My family of five moved from Silverton in 08, but I would like to think that I'm the only one who counted.  ;)