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The City of Lime Springs had a population of 513 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lime Springs is located at latitude 43.4498 and longitude -92.2841 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lime Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,243 feet.

The City of Lime Springs (GNIS ID: 2395709) 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 Lime Springs is located within Township of Forest City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Howard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lime Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lime Springs: Lime Spring, Lime Springs Village, Limesprings.

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Lime Springs, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 513
Daytime Population: Workers 153
Daytime Population: Residents 217
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 370
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 513
Population in Familes 430
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 504
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $54,001
Average Household Income $65,774
Per Capita Income $26,444


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $114,706
Average Home Value $196,484


Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 163
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 0.22% -0.08%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families 1.82% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Lime Springs, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lime Springs 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 # 457 55th
Population Density # 647 36th
Diversity Index # 694 32nd
Median Household Income # 510 50th
Per Capita Income # 593 41st

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