Lorimor, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lorimor, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lorimor had a population of 356 as of July 1, 2018. Lorimor ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lorimor is located at latitude 41.1283 and longitude -94.0533 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.

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Lorimor, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 356
Population in Households 356
Population in Familes 290
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 940
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $33,716
Average Household Income $46,985
Per Capita Income $19,391


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $87,000
Average Home Value $111,570


Total Households 158
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 108
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 -0.14% -0.57%
Households -0.15% -0.64%
Families 0.46% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

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, 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 # 556 45th
Population Density # 336 67th
Diversity Index # 234 77th
Median Household Income # 1002 1st
Per Capita Income # 1001 1st

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