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Loma, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Loma Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mesa County at latitude 39.2075 and longitude -108.805. Mesa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,508 feet.

The formal official name is the Loma Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Loma, Colorado.

The U5 Census Class Code for Loma indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Loma Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Loma, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,324
Population in Households 1,324
Population in Familes 1,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 463
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $224,468
Average Home Value $246,139


Median Household Income $70,086
Average Household Income $85,006
Per Capita Income $31,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.36%
Households 0.67% 0.34%
Families -0.84% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


Loma, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Loma to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 190 59th
Population Density1 # 395 14th
Diversity Index2 # 321 30th
Median Household Income # 113 76th
Per Capita Income # 156 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.