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Lewis, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Lewis Census Designated Place had a population of 331 as of July 1, 2016. Lewis ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lewis is located at latitude 37.5017 and longitude -108.6601 in Montezuma County. The formal boundaries for the Lewis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montezuma County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,719 feet.

The Lewis Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583259) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lewis Census Designated Place is located within Cortez Division of Montezuma County.

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

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


Total Population 331
Population in Households 331
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 106
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $276,786
Average Home Value $304,867


Median Household Income $50,236
Average Household Income $74,270
Per Capita Income $29,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 1.24%
Households 1.25% 1.17%
Families 1.36% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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.

Lewis, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis 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 # 310 33rd
Population Density1 # 405 12th
Diversity Index2 # 368 20th
Median Household Income # 261 43rd
Per Capita Income # 190 59th

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