Longmont is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 100,758 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Longmont is the 13th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Longmont are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Also of interest is that Longmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Longmont telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.72% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Longmont is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.91% of adults in Longmont have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Longmont in 2018 was $40,963, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $163,852 for a family of four. However, Longmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Longmont is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Longmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Longmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Longmont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Longmont include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Longmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.