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Limon, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Limon had a population of 1,926 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Limon is located at latitude 39.2648 and longitude -103.6838 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Limon (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,377 feet.

The Town of Limon (GNIS ID: 2412897) 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 Town of Limon is located within Limon Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Limon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Limon: Limons Camp, Limons Junction, Lyman Junction.

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Limon, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,926
Daytime Population: Workers 1,316
Daytime Population: Residents 1,058
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,374
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 1,834
Population in Familes 1,410
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 631
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $46,414
Average Household Income $63,158
Per Capita Income $26,807


Total Housing Units 990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 482 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 366 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $156,329
Average Home Value $183,506


Total Households 848
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 504
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% 0.19%
Households 0.15% 0.16%
Families 0.53% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Limon, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Limon to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 166 64th
Population Density # 256 44th
Diversity Index # 217 53rd
Median Household Income # 307 33rd
Per Capita Income # 285 38th

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