Longmont, CO

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2021 Population
98,789
3.05% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
39.5
1.02% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
8.21%
0.291% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$83,104
5.01% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$423,300
6.89% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Longmont, CO had a population of 98.8k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $83,104. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Longmont, CO grew from 95,864 to 98,789, a 3.05% increase and its median household income grew from $79,140 to $83,104, a 5.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Longmont, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.3%), White (Hispanic) (14.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.5%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.26%).

None of the households in Longmont, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.4% of the residents in Longmont, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Longmont, CO was $423,300, and the homeownership rate was 63.5%.

Most people in Longmont, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Longmont, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Longmont, CO is home to a population of 98.8k people, from which 94.4% are citizens. As of 2021, 10.6% of Longmont, CO residents were born outside of the country (10.5k people).

In 2021, there were 4.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.5k people) in Longmont, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.4k White (Hispanic) and 4.94k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.4%
2021 Citizenship
93.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 94.4% of Longmont, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Longmont, CO was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Longmont, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    67.5k ± 1.36k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    14.4k ± 1.64k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    4.94k ± 1.17k
23.5%
Hispanic Population
23.2k people

In 2021, there were 4.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (67.5k people) in Longmont, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.4k White (Hispanic) and 4.94k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23.5% of the people in Longmont, CO are hispanic (23.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Longmont, CO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.5k people
11.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10.8k people

As of 2021, 10.6% of Longmont, CO residents (10.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Longmont, CO was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,149 ± 401
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    889 ± 294
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    691 ± 170

Longmont, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Longmont, CO employs 53.1k people. The largest industries in Longmont, CO are Manufacturing (7,961 people), Retail Trade (6,274 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (5,978 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,973), Utilities ($76,935), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,487).

Occupations

53.1k
2021 Value
± 1,947
4.76%
1 Year growth
± 4.87%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Longmont, CO grew at a rate of 4.76%, from 50.7k employees to 53.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Longmont, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,936 people), Management Occupations (5,671 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,975 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Longmont, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.1k
2021 Value
± 1,947
4.76%
1 Year growth
± 4.87%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Longmont, CO grew at a rate of 4.76%, from 50.7k employees to 53.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Longmont, CO, are Manufacturing (7,961 people), Retail Trade (6,274 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (5,978 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Longmont, CO, though some of these residents may live in Longmont, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,053
Median earning men ± $1,320
$37,102
Median earning women ± $2,247

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Manufacturing ($77,589), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($72,878), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,011).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Wholesale Trade ($66,563), Information ($52,974), and Public Administration ($50,720).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.8B
  2. $17.7B
  3. $15.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($17.7B) and Machinery ($15.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$207B
2020 Value in Colorado
$434B
Projected 2050 Value in Colorado
110% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $207B. This is expected to increase 110% to $434B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $9.69B
  2. $8.1B
  3. $8.09B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $9.69B, followed by Texas with $8.1B and Wyoming and $8.09B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.6%).

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.83% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.785% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were Bachelors Degree (1.12M), Some college (999k), and High School or Equivalent (988k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Longmont, CO was $423,300 in 2021, which is 1.73 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $396,000 to $423,300, a 6.89% increase. The homeownership rate in Longmont, CO is 63.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Longmont, CO have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Longmont, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Longmont, CO is $83,104. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Longmont, CO was Census Tract 132.01 with a value of $110,083, followed by Census Tract 135.06 and Census Tract 134.02, with respective values of $103,920 and $98,310.

Property

$423,300
Median Property Value 2021
±$8,264
$24,923
Median Property Taxes
±$1,185

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Longmont, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Longmont, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

63.5%
Homeownership
2021
69.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 63.5% of the housing units in Longmont, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 132.01
  2. Census Tract 135.06
  3. Census Tract 134.02

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Longmont, CO was Census Tract 132.01 with a value of $110,083, followed by Census Tract 135.06 and Census Tract 134.02, with respective values of $103,920 and $98,310.

The following map shows all of the places in Longmont, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$83,104
Median Household Income
± $3,461
39.2k
Number of Households
± 1,541

In 2021, the median household income of the 39.2k households in Longmont, CO grew to $83,104 from the previous year's value of $79,140.

The following chart displays the households in Longmont, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Longmont, CO is from Colorado.
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.467
2020 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2021, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (72.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.7%)
  3. Carpooled (8.92%)

In 2021, 72.6% of workers in Longmont, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.7%) and those who carpooled to work (8.92%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Longmont, CO have a shorter commute time (25.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Longmont, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Longmont, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Longmont, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Longmont, CO (8.05k out of 98.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Longmont, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.5% of the population of Longmont, CO has health coverage, with 52.7% on employee plans, 14.3% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 0.819% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Boulder County, CO see 815 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.81% decrease from the previous year (830 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 937 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 127 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Boulder County, CO

Primary care physicians in Boulder County, CO see an average of 815 patients per year. This represents a 1.81% decrease from the previous year (830 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Boulder County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.55%
Uninsured
52.7%
Employer Coverage
14.3%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
0.819%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Longmont, CO grew by 4.14% from 6.29% to 6.55%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Longmont, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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