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Lewis, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Lewis Census Designated Place had a population of 339 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 339
Daytime Population: Workers 34
Daytime Population: Residents 237
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 271
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 339
Population in Familes 290
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $47,907
Average Household Income $79,426
Per Capita Income $31,753


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $275,000
Average Home Value $303,233


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 102
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 1.61% 1.38%
Households 1.49% 1.27%
Families 1.59% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

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, 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 # 310 33rd
Population Density # 404 12th
Diversity Index # 356 23rd
Median Household Income # 291 37th
Per Capita Income # 181 61st

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