Longmont, Colorado Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

You may be wondering about the Population & Steets in Longterm City. In Longmont, Colorado, the population is approximately 86,270. It is a city with a high population density of 262.3 people per square mile. Over a quarter of the town's employment base is related to high-tech industries, and there is the highest concentration of software-related jobs in the United States. As of 2010, the median household income was $51,174 and a family income of $58,037.

The city was founded in 1871 by a group of settlers from Chicago. These settlers sold their Longmont memberships to raise the money necessary to buy the land and build the town hall. While Longmont was initially a small, planned community, it quickly outgrew its original boundaries and grew exponentially in the 1970s. The town's economic base evolved into technology, and in the 1950s, big companies like IBM relocated to the city. As a result, Longmont City has experienced a revitalization.

The city's community involvement process started in 2001 when Longmont city staff and residents were concerned about the growth of recreational vehicles. While some community members saw recreational vehicles as an asset, others considered them a nuisance. Although the city council expected the ordinance to pass without issue, community members opposed it. As a result, the city council commissioned the city's staff to design a standardized strategic community involvement process that ensures all community members are heard and the public has a clear decision-making process.