For population 25 years and over in Limon:
For population 15 years and over in Limon town:
36 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $856 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (65.4 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (590.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Genoa, CO (3.2 miles ), Hugo, CO (3.9 miles ), Agate, CO (4.1 miles ), Arriba, CO (4.7 miles ), Simla, CO (4.8 miles ), Ramah, CO (5.2 miles) , Deer Trail, CO (5.5 miles ), Flagler, CO (5.8 miles ).
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Latitude: 39.26 N, Longitude: 103.69 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Hub City of the Plains
Area code: 719
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Limon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +184 (+9.8%).
Work and jobs in Limon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Limon, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Limon-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/6/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Limon town center injured 14 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/6/1990, a category F3 tornado 7.5 miles away from the town center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Limon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from Limon center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2001 at 19:22:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: townoflimon.com/gov.htm
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Limon and their reported violations in the past:LIMON TOWN OF (Population served: 2300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Limon that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.9%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
53 people in nursing homes in 2000
Limon compared to Colorado state average:
Banks with branches in Limon (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Limon (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Limon government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,655 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,360 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Limon fatal accident list:
Sep 14, 1980 11:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1978 02:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 64 meters (210ft)
Total costs: $2,898,000
Total average daily traffic: 44,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,791
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Limon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Limon, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Limon)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Limon)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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