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Morrison, Colorado - Basic Facts

Morrison is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Morrison.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 39.6536 and longitude -105.1911. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,764 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Morrison (see map) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Morrison: Morrison Springs.

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Morrison, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 429
Population in Households 379
Population in Familes 300
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density1 194
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $450,000
Average Home Value $519,802


Median Household Income $89,126
Average Household Income $120,424
Per Capita Income $47,000
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.05% 0.46%
Households 0.51% 0.71%
Families 4.28% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Morrison, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morrison to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 292 36th
Population Density1 # 363 21st
Diversity Index2 # 424 8th
Median Household Income # 63 86th
Per Capita Income # 63 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.