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Lorimor, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Lorimor had a population of 354 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lorimor is located at latitude 41.1267 and longitude -94.0571 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lorimor (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,230 feet.

The City of Lorimor (GNIS ID: 2395765) 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.

The City of Lorimor is located within Township of New Hope, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lorimor 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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Lorimor, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 354
Daytime Population: Workers 60
Daytime Population: Residents 206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 266
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 354
Population in Familes 291
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 934
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $35,622
Average Household Income $43,791
Per Capita Income $18,175


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $88,000
Average Home Value $112,924


Total Households 156
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 108
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 -0.23% -0.63%
Households -0.35% -0.78%
Families 0.52% -0.94%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Lorimor, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lorimor to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 556 45th
Population Density # 342 66th
Diversity Index # 262 74th
Median Household Income # 996 1st
Per Capita Income # 1005 0th

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