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Fort Morgan, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Morgan had a population of 11,261 as of July 1, 2015. Fort Morgan ranks in the upper 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 Fort Morgan is located at latitude 40.256 and longitude -103.7913 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Morgan (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,327 feet.

The City of Fort Morgan (GNIS ID: 2410529) 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 Fort Morgan 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 Fort Morgan: Camp Tyler, Fort Wardwell.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 11,261
Population in Households 11,077
Population in Familes 9,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density1 2,866
Diversity Index2 76
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,006
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 2,702
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,298 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,708 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $146,380
Average Home Value $160,030
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,776
Average Household Income $48,312
Per Capita Income $17,351
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.01%
Households 0.03% 0.11%
Families -0.04% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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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Fort Morgan, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Morgan 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 # 57 88th
Population Density1 # 40 91st
Diversity Index2 # 14 97th
Median Household Income # 386 16th
Per Capita Income # 432 6th

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