The City of Fort Morgan had a population of 11,646 as of July 1, 2019. 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 40.2503 and longitude -103.7999 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Morgan 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.
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 Morgan is located within Fort Morgan Division of Morgan County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Morgan: Camp Tyler, Fort Wardwell.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Fort Morgan, CO Housing Affordability Index is 154 |
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
|The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.|
|Fort Morgan, CO Wealth Index is 44 |
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
|The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.|
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|Population in Households||11,462|
|Population in Families||9,442|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||184|
|Median Household Income||$45,252|
|Average Household Income||$55,980|
|Per Capita Income||$19,763|
|Total Housing Units||4,350 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,317 (53.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,781 (40.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||252 ( 5.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$154,509|
|Housing Affordability Index2||154|
|Average Household Size||2.8|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.2%|
|Per Capita Income||1.63%|
The table below compares Fort Morgan to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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||# 59||87th|
|Population Density||# 59||87th|
|Diversity Index||# 12||97th|
|Median Household Income||# 349||24th|
|Per Capita Income||# 425||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.