The City of Fort Collins is the 4th largest city in Colorado with a population of 163,076 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Collins ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Fort Collins is located at latitude 40.5482 and longitude -105.0648 in Larimer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Collins (see map below) encompass a land area of 54.62 sq. miles and a water area of 1.22 sq. miles. Larimer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,003 feet.
The City of Fort Collins (GNIS ID: 2410526) 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.
Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fort Collins is located within Fort Collins Division of Larimer County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Collins population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Collins: Camp Collins.
|Daytime Population: Workers||100,198|
|Daytime Population: Residents||73,762|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||173,960|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.07|
|Population in Households||155,675|
|Population in Familes||104,449|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||7,401|
|Median Household Income||$58,453|
|Average Household Income||$81,817|
|Per Capita Income||$33,716|
|Total Housing Units||67,753 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||34,113 (50.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||31,145 (46.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,495 ( 3.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$315,276|
|Average Home Value||$358,956|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.87%|
|Per Capita Income||2.96%|
The table below compares Fort Collins to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 4||99th|
|Population Density||# 40||91st|
|Diversity Index||# 195||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 201||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 161||65th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.