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Lewis, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Lewis Census Designated Place had a population of 304 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Lewis Census Designated Place, CO Boundary Map

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Lewis, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 304
Population in Households 304
Population in Familes 261
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (77.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $185,366
Average Home Value $195,283
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,483
Average Household Income $60,560
Per Capita Income $24,633
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.39%
Households 0.15% 0.32%
Families 0.21% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 312 32nd
Population Density1 # 407 11th
Diversity Index2 # 366 20th
Median Household Income # 255 45th
Per Capita Income # 298 35th

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