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Longmont, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Longmont had a population of 98,347 as of July 1, 2019. Longmont ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Longmont is located at latitude 40.1672 and longitude -105.1019 in Boulder County. The formal boundaries for the City of Longmont encompass a land area of 27.25 sq. miles and a water area of 1.47 sq. miles. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,984 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Longmont are located in Boulder County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Weld County.

The City of Longmont (GNIS ID: 2410869) 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 City of Longmont is located within Longmont Division of Boulder County.


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Longmont, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Longmont, CO Housing Affordability Index is 102
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Longmont, CO Wealth Index is 116
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 98,347
Population in Households 97,567
Population in Families 78,867
Population in Group Qrtrs 780
Population Density 3,569
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,730
Average Household Income $99,726
Per Capita Income $37,940
Wealth Index3 116

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 38,798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,700 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,663 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,435 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $378,569
Housing Affordability Index2 102
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 37,363
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 24,663
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.44% 1.26%
Households 1.28% 1.24%
Families 1.22% 1.18%
Median Household Income   4.27%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Longmont, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Longmont to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 14 97th
Population Density # 28 94th
Diversity Index # 122 74th
Median Household Income # 137 70th
Per Capita Income # 140 70th

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