Lima, MT Profile: Facts & Data


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Lima, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Lima had a population of 217 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lima is located at latitude 44.6387 and longitude -112.592 in Beaverhead County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lima (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Beaverhead County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,256 feet.

The Town of Lima (GNIS ID: 2412896) 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.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Lima is located within Lima-Centennial Valley Division of Beaverhead County.

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Lima, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 217
Population in Households 217
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 411
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $43,359
Average Household Income $60,225
Per Capita Income $26,535


Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (39.3%)
Median Home Value $153,571
Average Home Value $294,444


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.22% 0.09%
Households -0.11% 0.19%
Families 0.57% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Lima, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lima to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 232 37th
Population Density # 140 62nd
Diversity Index # 161 56th
Median Household Income # 242 34th
Per Capita Income # 220 40th

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