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Lewis, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Lewis Census Designated Place had a population of 334 as of July 1, 2019. 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 37.4997 and longitude -108.6693 in Montezuma County. The formal boundaries for the Lewis Census Designated Place 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.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lewis, CO Housing Affordability Index is 95
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

Lewis, CO Wealth Index is 107
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 334
Population in Households 334
Population in Families 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 107
Diversity Index1 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,907
Average Household Income $76,387
Per Capita Income $30,995
Wealth Index3 107

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $273,438
Housing Affordability Index2 95
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 100
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 1.09% 0.82%
Households 1.08% 0.86%
Families 1.02% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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, 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 # 314 32nd
Population Density # 405 12th
Diversity Index # 363 21st
Median Household Income # 342 26th
Per Capita Income # 230 50th

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