Fort Lupton, Colorado

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 8,163 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.3%
 
Males: 4,306  (52.8%)
Females: 3,857  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80621.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,599 (it was $40,917 in 2000)
Fort Lupton:

$66,599
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,355 (it was $15,649 in 2000)

Fort Lupton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $279,330 (it was $129,300 in 2000)
Fort Lupton:

$279,330
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $321,838; detached houses: $345,515; townhouses or other attached units: $211,896; in 2-unit structures: $203,381; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $180,389; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $233,447; mobile homes: $96,754

Median gross rent in 2017: $884.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Lupton: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 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)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Fort Lupton, CO (2017)
    • 4,35650.9%Hispanic
    • 4,03747.2%White alone
    • 861.0%Two or more races
    • 630.7%Asian alone
    • 410.5%Black alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Fort Lupton, Colorado as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Lupton is 197 to 1.


Crime rates in Fort Lupton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(55.7)
4
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.1)
1
(12.9)
4
(50.8)
2
(25.3)
4
(49.6)
1
(12.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(41.7)
5
(68.9)
1
(13.4)
3
(39.9)
1
(13.0)
4
(52.1)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.4)
2
(25.3)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(278.3)
13
(179.2)
12
(160.8)
11
(146.1)
19
(247.8)
6
(78.2)
7
(91.4)
1
(13.1)
3
(38.7)
6
(76.2)
11
(139.2)
4
(49.6)
3
(36.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(556.6)
51
(702.9)
33
(442.1)
38
(504.8)
24
(313.0)
32
(416.8)
5
(65.3)
6
(78.4)
15
(193.4)
14
(177.8)
9
(113.9)
12
(148.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
177
(2,463)
158
(2,178)
142
(1,902)
119
(1,581)
160
(2,087)
123
(1,602)
42
(548.7)
14
(183.0)
30
(386.8)
46
(584.2)
70
(885.7)
65
(806.8)
50
(604.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(403.5)
23
(317.0)
15
(201.0)
13
(172.7)
8
(104.3)
10
(130.3)
8
(104.5)
4
(52.3)
11
(141.8)
5
(63.5)
22
(278.4)
14
(173.8)
28
(338.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(55.7)
8
(110.3)
6
(80.4)
2
(26.6)
4
(52.2)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)282.5262.3159.3164.2167.2145.457.140.558.4104.4121.3110.068.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Fort Lupton, CO

Crime rate in Fort Lupton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Colorado average:

2.17
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Fort Lupton, CO forum
Recent posts about Fort Lupton, Colorado on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Fort Lupton is mentioned 84 times on our forum:
Official 2019-2020 Colorado Winter and Snow Thread  (52 replies)
Possible job in Fort Lupton (will know in 2 days)  (3 replies)
Possible relocation to the area  (8 replies)
Searching for rural digs  (13 replies)
family of 4 considering move to Denver Area  (35 replies)
Moving to Brighton Colorado  (8 replies)

Latest news from Fort Lupton, CO collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (12.7%), German (9.8%), English (5.8%), Irish (3.3%), European (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4906 feet

Land area: 3.98 square miles.

Population density: 2,053 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Lupton, Colorado map

1,250 residents are foreign born (14.0% Latin America).

This city:

14.6%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,249 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $828 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.08 N, Longitude: 104.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +774 (+9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 881 (21.1%)

Area code: 303

Distribution of median household income in Fort Lupton, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Lupton, CO in 2017
Fort Lupton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Fort Lupton, CO
Historical housing units in Fort Lupton, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +1,400 (+26.0%).
Most common industries in Fort Lupton, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.2%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Fort Lupton, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Fort Lupton, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fort Lupton, Colorado average temperatures Fort Lupton, Colorado average precipitation Fort Lupton, Colorado humidity Fort Lupton, Colorado wind speed Fort Lupton, Colorado snowfall Fort Lupton, Colorado sunshine Fort Lupton, Colorado clear and cloudy days

Fort Lupton, Colorado environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.775. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.775
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.15
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0384. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0384
U.S.:

0.0098

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 the city 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 the city 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:

See full list of schools located in Fort Lupton

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Fort Lupton:

Marital status in Fort Lupton, CO
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

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): 31.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Lupton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Colorado:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Weld County:

5.3%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.0%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Weld County:

11.5%
Colorado:

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
Police Protection - Officers 11$48,345$52,7400$0
Parks and Recreation 9$31,437$41,91639$19,685
Water Supply 5$19,450$46,6800$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,772$52,2532$2,573
Financial Administration 4$17,491$52,4730$0
Streets and Highways 4$9,321$27,9630$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,849$23,3960$0
Police - Other 3$10,184$40,7360$0
Sewerage 2$7,156$42,9360$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,002$54,0120$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,481$53,7720$0
Totals for Government 49$184,488$45,18141$22,258

Fort Lupton government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,948,000 ($238.64)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $2,068,000 ($253.34)
    Central Staff Services: $1,590,000 ($194.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,203,000 ($147.37)
    Police Protection: $965,000 ($118.22)
    General - Other: $813,000 ($99.60)
    Sewerage: $766,000 ($93.84)
    Financial Administration: $456,000 ($55.86)
    Regular Highways: $402,000 ($49.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $134,000 ($16.42)
    General Public Buildings: $112,000 ($13.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $47,000 ($5.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $34,000 ($4.17)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $245,000 ($30.01)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $18,000 ($2.21)
    Other - Libraries: $12,000 ($1.47)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,000 ($0.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $96,000 ($11.76)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($7.23)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($6.25)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($1.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,861,000 ($350.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $823,000 ($100.82)

Fort Lupton government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,302,000 ($159.50)
    Sewerage: $1,242,000 ($152.15)
    Other: $269,000 ($32.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $63,000 ($7.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000 ($6.49)
    Other: $11,000 ($1.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $364,000 ($44.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $273,000 ($33.44)
    Special Assessments: $229,000 ($28.05)
    Royalties: $144,000 ($17.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000 ($6.49)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($3.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($2.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,981,000 ($487.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $280,000 ($34.30)
    Other: $225,000 ($27.56)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($1.72)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,971,000 ($363.96)
    Property: $2,461,000 ($301.48)
    Severance: $200,000 ($24.50)
    Other License: $170,000 ($20.83)
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000 ($3.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $18,000 ($2.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.25)

Fort Lupton government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,840,000 ($3533.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,265,000 ($3340.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,574,000 ($192.82)

Fort Lupton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,486,000 ($427.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,492,000 ($182.78)

10.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.98%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,526 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.22%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Larimer County, CO  2.21% ($55,463 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  1.57% ($61,421)
from Boulder County, CO  1.29% ($69,350)


8.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($105 average AGI)
Weld County:

0.02%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Larimer County, CO  1.59% ($65,659 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  1.00% ($59,313)
to Boulder County, CO  0.66% ($71,169)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fort Lupton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 217ft / 65.7mTotal length
  • 95,223Total average daily traffic
  • 8,939Total average daily truck traffic
  • 166,036Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Lupton, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 71970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Lupton, CO
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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 83. The highest number of reported fires - 139 took place in 2008, and the least - 3 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Lupton, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.4%), and Structure Fires (12.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Lupton, CO
    • 85464.4%Outside Fires
    • 17012.8%Structure Fires
    • 16812.7%Other
    • 13510.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Lupton, CO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Lupton, CO
  • 91.6%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Lupton, CO
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly 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"
There are 17 pilots and 32 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard F. Schaefer (12)
  • Woodrow Loyd Glover (2)
  • Wayne Logan Morrow (2)
  • Thomas E. Sevcik (2)
  • Allan L. Samson (2)
  • Bruce M. Victor (2)
  • Dolf Conrad Veit (1)
  • Troy L. Kling (1)
  • Michael Miller (1)
  • James Alvin Jones (1)

Total of 30 patent applications in 2008-2020.