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Lima is a town in Rock County, in the Janesville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Lima. For links to other places called Lima, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lima is 42.793N. The longitude is -88.842W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,312.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lima demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53563 ZIP code.
34% of Lima residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lima ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lima was $20,718, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Lima residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lima, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $555. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,137.
Rock County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lima political report.
The average commute time for Lima workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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