Fort Lupton, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 7,783 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.7%
 
Males: 4,111  (52.8%)
Females: 3,672  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 80621.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,636 (it was $40,917 in 2000)
Fort Lupton:

$52,636
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,091 (it was $15,649 in 2000)

Fort Lupton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $199,221 (it was $129,300 in 2000)
Fort Lupton:

$199,221
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $297,665; Detached houses: $316,746; Townhouses or other attached units: $280,261; In 2-unit structures: $236,301; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,994; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,314; Mobile homes: $86,209; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $150,322

Median gross rent in 2016: $848.

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  • Races in Fort Lupton, CO (2016)

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    • 4,18450.5%Hispanic
    • 3,93047.4%White alone
    • 861.0%Two or more races
    • 610.7%Asian alone
    • 390.5%Black alone
    • 70.08%American Indian alone

Races in Fort Lupton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fort Lupton: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (12.0%), German (9.1%), English (5.2%), Irish (3.0%), European (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4906 feet

Land area: 3.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,958 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Lupton,CO real estate house value index trend

Fort Lupton, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Fort Lupton:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Lupton city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

1,237 residents are foreign born (14.3% Latin America).

This city:

14.9%
Colorado:

9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Fort Lupton, Colorado as of March 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Lupton to the number of sex offenders is 224 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,141 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $962 (0.5%)

Fort Lupton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Thornton, CO (14.9 miles , pop. 82,384).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (17.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (606.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Aristocrat Ranchettes, CO (1.7 miles ), Lochbuie, CO (2.7 miles ), Dacono, CO (2.7 miles ), Brighton, CO (2.8 miles ), Firestone, CO (2.8 miles ), Todd Creek, CO (2.8 miles ), Frederick, CO (2.9 miles ), Hudson, CO (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 62 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1998: 70 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 1999: 132 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2000: 92 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $345,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $160,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.08 N, Longitude: 104.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +926 (+11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 813 (21.3%)

Area code: 303

Fort Lupton household income distribution Fort Lupton home values distribution

Crime rates in Fort Lupton by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 44010102142
per 100,000 55.755.10.013.30.013.00.026.112.950.825.3
Robberies 35131410022
per 100,000 41.768.913.439.913.052.113.10.00.025.425.3
Assaults 20131211196713611
per 100,000 278.3179.2160.8146.1247.878.291.413.138.776.2139.2
Burglaries 4051333824325615149
per 100,000 556.6702.9442.1504.8313.0416.865.378.4193.4177.8113.9
Theft 1771581421191601234214304670
per 100,000 2,462.82,177.51,902.51,581.02,086.61,602.2548.7183.0386.8584.2885.7
Auto thefts 292315138108411522
per 100,000 403.5317.0201.0172.7104.3130.3104.552.3141.863.5278.4
Arson 48624110010
per 100,000 55.7110.380.426.652.213.013.10.00.012.70.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 271.0) 282.5262.3159.3164.2167.2145.457.140.558.4104.4121.3

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Crime rate in Fort Lupton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Colorado average:

1.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,400 (+26.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Fort Lupton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fort Lupton, Colorado

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Tornado activity:

Fort Lupton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Fort Lupton city center killed one person and injured 78 people and caused $147 million in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 17.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Fort Lupton-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 430.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from Fort Lupton center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 537.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 421.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 272.2 miles away from Fort Lupton center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Weld County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Lupton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Lupton:

  • COTTONWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BRIGHTON, CO)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-BRIGHTO (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BRIGHTON, CO)
  • RELIABLE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BRIGHTON, CO)
  • BRIGHTON DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; BRIGHTON, CO)
  • ELMS HAVEN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; THORNTON, CO)
  • LONGMONT DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; LONGMONT, CO)
  • NORTH METRO DENVER DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; WESTMINSTER, CO)

Amtrak stations near Fort Lupton:

  • 17 miles: LONGMONT (615 N. MAUB ST.) - Bus Station
  • 18 miles: DENVER INTERNATIONAL AP'T (DENVER, DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Lupton:

  • Front Range Community College (about 18 miles; Westminster, CO; Full-time enrollment: 14,756)
  • Aims Community College (about 23 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 23 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Regis University (about 24 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 26 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 26 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 26 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)

Public high school in Fort Lupton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Lupton:

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Notable locations in Fort Lupton: Fort Lupton Police Department (A), Weld County Sheriff Office (B), Fort Lupton Fire Department Station 1 (C), Weld County Paramedic Services Station 3 (D), Fort Lupton Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: K C Motel (201 1st Street), LA Paloma Motel (1232 Denver Avenue).

Weld County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.353. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.37. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.37
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0384. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0384
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.1%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.5% for American Indian residents, 11.0% for other race residents, 9.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.1%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Fort Lupton, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Fort Lupton (2011 data):

  • Bank of Colorado: Ft Lupton Drive Up at 605 4th St, branch established on 2001/09/19; Fort Lupton Branch - S. Rollie Ave. at 111 S. Rollie Avenue, branch established on 2003/10/24. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Omaha: Fort Lupton Branch at 112 South Denver Avenue, branch established on 1994/07/11. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Colorado average:

11.3

Fort Lupton travel time to work - commute Fort Lupton mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Fort Lupton city (based on Weld County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic34,13814
Evangelical Protestant23,467133
Mainline Protestant9,81036
Other5,36521
Orthodox351
None180,010-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Weld County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Weld County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Weld County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
Here:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Weld County:

23.0%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.6%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.8%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Fort Lupton:

28.8
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Lupton:

23.1%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Lupton:

10.8%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fort Lupton:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fort Lupton:

33.1%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Fort Lupton:

54.0%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Lupton:

80.7%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Lupton, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$17,491$52,4730$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,772$52,2532$2,573
Judicial and Legal 2$9,002$54,0120$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$48,345$52,7400$0
Police - Other 3$10,184$40,7360$0
Streets and Highways 4$9,321$27,9630$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,481$53,7720$0
Sewerage 2$7,156$42,9360$0
Parks and Recreation 9$31,437$41,91639$19,685
Water Supply 5$19,450$46,6800$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,849$23,3960$0
Totals for Government 49$184,488$45,18141$22,258

Fort Lupton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $2,435,000 ($312.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,396,000 ($179.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,337,000 ($171.78)
    Police Protection: $1,163,000 ($149.43)
    Sewerage: $824,000 ($105.87)
    Regular Highways: $304,000 ($39.06)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $242,000 ($31.09)
    General - Other: $236,000 ($30.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $168,000 ($21.59)
    General Public Buildings: $87,000 ($11.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $40,000 ($5.14)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $815,000 ($104.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $21,000 ($2.70)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.64)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $244,000 ($31.35)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($10.79)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($4.75)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($4.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $5,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,166,000 ($406.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $881,000 ($113.20)

Fort Lupton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,223,000 ($157.14)
    Sewerage: $992,000 ($127.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $76,000 ($9.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $48,000 ($6.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $75,000 ($9.64)
    All Other: $7,000 ($0.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $312,000 ($40.09)
    Royalties: $307,000 ($39.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $184,000 ($23.64)
    Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($12.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $38,000 ($4.88)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($1.28)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,303,000 ($295.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $374,000 ($48.05)
    Highways: $234,000 ($30.07)
    General Local Government Support: $87,000 ($11.18)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,552,000 ($327.89)
    Property: $1,836,000 ($235.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $280,000 ($35.98)
    Other License: $196,000 ($25.18)
    Motor Vehicle License: $36,000 ($4.63)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000 ($0.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($0.90)

Fort Lupton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,440,000 ($4296.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,106,000 ($4125.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,300,000 ($295.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $966,000 ($124.12)

Fort Lupton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $931,000 ($119.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,128,000 ($401.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,439,000 ($184.89)

8.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,841 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($102 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Larimer County, CO  1.53% ($42,818 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  1.05% ($40,883)
from Boulder County, CO  1.04% ($47,909)


7.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($275 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.05%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Larimer County, CO  1.24% ($39,022 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  1.00% ($38,497)
to Boulder County, CO  0.75% ($37,155)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Lupton:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLDC (800 AM; 1 kW; BRIGHTON, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKFN (950 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Lupton:

  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSIR-FM1 (107.1 FM; HUDSON, CO; Owner: KKDD-FM BROADCASTERS)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KUAD-FM (99.1 FM; WINDSOR, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Lupton:

  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • K63AB (Channel 63; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
Fort Lupton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fort Lupton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • 16,819Total average daily traffic
  • 1,485Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$111,7679$111,93317$104,0163$24,1272$71,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$79,9304$83,0581$24,7200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$56,8606$70,39710$90,5854$16,9651$30,170
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$65,7202$92,2957$88,7690$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$63,4602$106,8550$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$132,9102$128,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Lupton and their reported violations in the past:

FT LUPTON CITY OF (Population served: 7,100, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-28-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-28-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2008)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-28-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2008)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2007)
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
FOXHILLS HOA (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 127
  • Hazardous Condition: 19

Incident types - Fort Lupton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Lupton, CO

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Fort Lupton, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Safeway1
Curves1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Motel 61Vons1

Fort Lupton compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Fort Lupton on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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