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Longmont is a city in Boulder County, in the Boulder metro area. (The community straddles Boulder and Weld counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for Longs Peak, which was named for explorer Stephen Long

The latitude of Longmont is 40.167N. The longitude is -105.101W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,984 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 79,556.


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Median household income
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$51,174
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Longmont demographic reports
Longmont is in the Saint Vrain River valley
Well-known residents have included:
· Vance DeVoe Brand, astronaut
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Performing arts: Longmont Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Barbour Ponds State Park
Historic sites and museums: Longmont Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 92

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22% of Longmont residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Longmont ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Longmont was $23,409, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Longmont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Longmont include East Side Historic District, West Side Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Longmont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $686.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,287.


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Libraries in Longmont include Longmont Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Longmont include Longmont Times-Call

TV stations in Longmont include KDEN.

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Boulder County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Longmont political report.

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The average commute time for Longmont workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Longmont between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Longmont, CO

Pros: looking to move there from east san diego, seems like a wonderful Old Timey place to live near Main Street...

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