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Lewis, Colorado - Basic Facts

Lewis is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Lewis Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Montezuma County at latitude 37.4997 and longitude -108.6693. Montezuma County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,719 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Lewis Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 299
Population in Households 299
Population in Familes 257
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $183,108
Average Home Value $195,952


Median Household Income $48,610
Average Household Income $57,515
Per Capita Income $23,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.23% -0.07%
Households -0.19% 0.16%
Families -0.26% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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, 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 # 313 32nd
Population Density1 # 407 11th
Diversity Index2 # 375 18th
Median Household Income # 260 43rd
Per Capita Income # 304 34th

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