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The City of Lorimor had a population of 371 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Lorimor, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 371
Population in Households 371
Population in Familes 304
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 979
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 114
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $77,679
Average Home Value $106,000


Median Household Income $33,068
Average Household Income $42,532
Per Capita Income $17,590
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.21%
Households 0.4% 0.12%
Families 1.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 541 46th
Population Density1 # 313 69th
Diversity Index2 # 291 71st
Median Household Income # 1002 1st
Per Capita Income # 1007 0th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.