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The historic business district of Lima, Montana, September 2007
Location of Lima, Montana
|• Total||0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)|
|• Land||0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||6,257 ft (1,907 m)|
|• Density||385.45/sq mi (149.30/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0773340|
Lima ( LY-mə) is a town in Beaverhead County, Montana, United States. The population was 212 at the 2020 census.
Lima is located at 44°38′9″N 112°35′31″W / 44.63583°N 112.59194°W (44.635813, -112.592058).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all of it land.
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Lima has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 221 people, 106 households, and 63 families residing in the town. The population density was 417.0 inhabitants per square mile (161.0/km2). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 326.4 per square mile (126.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.1% White, 0.9% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.9% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.
There were 106 households, of which 23.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.6% were non-families. 38.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.75.
The median age in the town was 51.8 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.7% were from 25 to 44; 34.8% were from 45 to 64; and 25.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.
Lima School District educates students from kindergarten through 12th grade. The school mascot is the Bears. Lima High School is a Class C school (less than 108 students) which helps determine athletic competitions.