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Limon, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Limon had a population of 1,909 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Limon is located at latitude 39.2648 and longitude -103.6838 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Limon (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,377 feet.

The Town of Limon (GNIS ID: 2412897) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Limon is located within Limon Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Limon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Limon: Limons Camp, Limons Junction, Lyman Junction.

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Limon, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,909
Population in Households 1,817
Population in Familes 1,398
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density1 626
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 852
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 509
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 365 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $147,368
Average Home Value $178,395


Median Household Income $44,509
Average Household Income $60,146
Per Capita Income $25,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.11%
Households 0.25% 0.23%
Families 0.78% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Limon, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Limon to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 167 64th
Population Density1 # 256 44th
Diversity Index2 # 225 52nd
Median Household Income # 322 30th
Per Capita Income # 286 38th

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