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Morrison, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Morrison had a population of 433 as of July 1, 2015. Morrison ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morrison is located at latitude 39.6256 and longitude -105.2079 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Morrison (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,764 feet.

The Town of Morrison (GNIS ID: 2413014) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morrison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Morrison: Morrison Springs.

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Morrison, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 433
Population in Households 382
Population in Familes 301
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 195
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $475,000
Average Home Value $554,369


Median Household Income $93,851
Average Household Income $114,793
Per Capita Income $44,876
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.55%
Households 0.55% 0.7%
Families 3.66% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 290 37th
Population Density1 # 362 21st
Diversity Index2 # 428 7th
Median Household Income # 52 89th
Per Capita Income # 61 87th

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