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Lima, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Lima had a population of 2,118 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lima is located at latitude 42.9069 and longitude -77.6123 in Livingston County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lima (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 827 feet.

The Village of Lima (GNIS ID: 2390941) 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 Village of Lima is located within Town of Lima, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lima population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lima: Brick School House Corner, Lema, Ska-hase-ga-o.

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Lima, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,118
Population in Households 1,975
Population in Familes 1,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density1 1,574
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 793
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 528
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 529 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $121,302
Average Home Value $115,057


Median Household Income $46,688
Average Household Income $60,561
Per Capita Income $25,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.2%
Households -0.04% -0.1%
Families -0.39% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Lima, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lima to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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 # 594 50th
Population Density1 # 525 56th
Diversity Index2 # 767 36th
Median Household Income # 913 24th
Per Capita Income # 839 30th

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