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Fort Lupton, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Lupton had a population of 7,970 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Fort Lupton, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,970
Daytime Population: Workers 3,944
Daytime Population: Residents 4,497
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,441
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 7,970
Population in Familes 6,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,033
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $56,963
Average Household Income $68,152
Per Capita Income $21,784


Total Housing Units 2,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,581 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 980 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $144,429
Average Home Value $173,276


Total Households 2,562
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 1,928
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.05% 0.81%
Households 0.92% 0.78%
Families 0.78% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 79 83rd
Population Density # 183 60th
Diversity Index # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 209 55th
Per Capita Income # 382 17th

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