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Fort Lupton, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Lupton had a population of 7,558 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Lupton ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Lupton is located at latitude 40.0815 and longitude -104.7985 in Weld County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Lupton (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,908 feet.

The City of Fort Lupton (GNIS ID: 2410528) 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 Lupton is located within Fort Lupton Division of Weld County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Lupton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fort Lupton, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,558
Population in Households 7,556
Population in Familes 6,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 980
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 2,438
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 1,841
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,511 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 927 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $136,209
Average Home Value $157,287


Median Household Income $54,800
Average Household Income $64,220
Per Capita Income $20,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.43%
Households 0.27% 0.39%
Families 0.16% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Fort Lupton, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Lupton to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 82 82nd
Population Density1 # 189 59th
Diversity Index2 # 21 96th
Median Household Income # 213 54th
Per Capita Income # 395 14th

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