Fort Morgan, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 11,281 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 
Males: 5,525  (49.0%)
Females: 5,756  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80701.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,508 (it was $33,128 in 2000)
Fort Morgan:

$48,508
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,706 (it was $15,024 in 2000)

Fort Morgan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $198,313 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Fort Morgan:

$198,313
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $173,950; detached houses: $194,870; townhouses or other attached units: $288,525; in 2-unit structures: $187,819; mobile homes: $16,835

Median gross rent in 2017: $810.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Morgan: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.8% for American Indian residents, 21.8% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fort Morgan, CO (2017)
    • 5,63547.5%White alone
    • 5,31144.7%Hispanic
    • 7236.1%Black alone
    • 1241.0%Asian alone
    • 880.7%Two or more races
    • 400.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Fort Morgan, Colorado as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Morgan is 317 to 1.


Crime rates in Fort Morgan by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(35.9)
1
(9.1)
4
(37.1)
2
(18.9)
2
(19.1)
1
(9.7)
1
(8.7)
0
(0.0)
21
(182.8)
30
(262.7)
23
(203.3)
25
(220.3)
23
(204.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(62.8)
4
(36.2)
4
(37.1)
3
(28.4)
7
(66.8)
7
(68.2)
3
(26.1)
2
(17.3)
2
(17.4)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.8)
2
(17.6)
2
(17.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(134.6)
13
(117.7)
19
(176.4)
19
(179.6)
16
(152.6)
15
(146.2)
11
(95.6)
12
(103.6)
10
(87.1)
11
(96.3)
12
(106.1)
17
(149.8)
12
(106.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(493.5)
50
(452.5)
71
(659.0)
66
(623.7)
43
(410.1)
47
(458.0)
54
(469.1)
57
(492.0)
51
(444.0)
40
(350.2)
54
(477.3)
46
(405.4)
35
(310.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
305
(2,737)
311
(2,815)
301
(2,794)
256
(2,419)
208
(1,984)
225
(2,193)
220
(1,911)
259
(2,235)
318
(2,768)
233
(2,040)
223
(1,971)
250
(2,203)
235
(2,086)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(152.5)
12
(108.6)
11
(102.1)
11
(104.0)
13
(124.0)
9
(87.7)
8
(69.5)
8
(69.0)
14
(121.9)
14
(122.6)
26
(229.8)
22
(193.9)
30
(266.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.0)
2
(18.1)
6
(55.7)
2
(18.9)
1
(9.5)
1
(9.7)
7
(60.8)
1
(8.6)
3
(26.1)
3
(26.3)
3
(26.5)
2
(17.6)
6
(53.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)230.7212.7242.2208.3183.8203.8148.7155.3320.4347.9317.2343.5334.2

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City-data.com crime index in Fort Morgan, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (14.6%), Somali (6.0%), American (5.2%), Swedish (2.1%), Irish (2.1%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4324 feet

Land area: 4.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,527 people per square mile   (average).

Fort Morgan, Colorado map

2,244 residents are foreign born (13.6% Latin America, 3.6% Africa).

This city:

18.9%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,032 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $746 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (50.0 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (65.9 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (645.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Log Lane Village, CO (1.4 miles ),
Trail Side, CO (1.5 miles),
Morgan Heights, CO (1.7 miles ),
Blue Sky, CO (1.8 miles),
Saddle Ridge, CO (2.0 miles),
Brush, CO (3.0 miles ),
Snyder, CO (3.5 miles),
Wiggins, CO (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.25 N, Longitude: 103.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,807 (+23.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,302 (76.5%)

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Fort Morgan, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Morgan, CO in 2017
Fort Morgan satellite photo by USGS

Fort Morgan tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Colorado:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +1,865 (+20.3%).
Most common industries in Fort Morgan, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (18.2%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (24.3%)
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
  • Health care (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Food (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Fort Morgan, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Food processing workers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Food processing workers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Food processing workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)

Average climate in Fort Morgan, Colorado

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Tornado activity:

Fort Morgan-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Fort Morgan city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Fort Morgan-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 5% 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 459.7 miles away from Fort Morgan 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 174.3 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 576.5 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 236.4 miles away from Fort Morgan center
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 467.8 miles away from Fort Morgan 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 317.8 miles away from Fort Morgan 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 Morgan County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Morgan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Morgan:

  • COLORADO PLAINS MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1000 LINCOLN ST)
  • VALLEY VIEW VILLA (815 FREMONT AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fort Morgan:

  • SUNSET MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BRUSH, CO)
  • EAST MORGAN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BRUSH, CO)
  • EBEN EZER LUTHERAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BRUSH, CO)

Airports and heliports located in Fort Morgan:

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Amtrak station:

FORT MORGAN (S. ENSIGN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 49 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 53 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 65 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Front Range Community College (about 70 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 72 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Emily Griffith Technical College (about 73 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 73 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)

Public high schools in Fort Morgan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Morgan:

Private elementary/middle school in Fort Morgan:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 73, Location: 1215 W 7TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Fort Morgan:

  • FORT MORGAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $437,660; Location: 414 MAIN STREET; 41,769 books; 2,376 audio materials; 2,060 video materials; 29 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Morgan: Morgan County Ambulance Service (A), Fort Morgan City Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Presbyterian Church Columbarium (1), Riverside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fort Morgan: Riverside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Medical Information Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1006 Lake Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (1417 Barlow Road) (1), Econo Lodge (1409 Barlow Road) (2), Fort Morgan Motel (525 West Platte Avenue) (3), Affordable Inn & Restaurant (1409 Barlow Road) (4), Days Inn (1150 Main Street) (5), Best Western Park Terrace Inn (725 Main Street) (6), Central Motel (201 West Platte Avenue) (7), Deluxe Motel (817 East Platte Avenue) (8), Country Comfort Motel (16466 US Highway 34) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Fort Morgan City Government - Police Department- Municipal Court And Probation Of (901 East Beaver) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Robert G. Whitehead - Businessman, Dustin Jacoby - Martial artist, Don Mullison - Football player and coach.

Morgan 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 Morgan and their reported violations in the past:

FT MORGAN CITY OF (Population served: 12,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.7%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Fort Morgan in 2010:

  • 98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Fort Morgan in 2000:

  • 109 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Fort Morgan (2011 data):

  • Fort Morgan State Bank: Limited Service - Messenger, at 520 Sherman Street, at 1505 E. Burlington Ave.. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $101.3 mil, Deposits: $76.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Morgan Capital Corporation
  • Bank of Colorado: Fort Morgan Branch at 401 Main Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. 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.
  • Equitable Savings and Loan Association: 331 Main Street Branch at 331 Main Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $181.0 mil, Deposits: $141.8 mil, headquarters in Sterling, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Ft. Morgan Branch at 1300 Barlow Road, branch established on 2007/04/04. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fort Morgan Branch at 123 E Kiowa Ave, branch established on 2008/12/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Morgan Federal Bank: at 321 Ensign Street, branch established on 1935/05/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $104.5 mil, Deposits: $77.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Fort Morgan Branch at 100 East Platte, branch established on 1993/10/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of the West: Fort Morgan Branch at 120 East Kiowa Avenue, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

For population 15 years and over in Fort Morgan:

Marital status in Fort Morgan, CO
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Morgan:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.8
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Morgan
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Religion statistics for Fort Morgan, CO (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8714
Evangelical Protestant3,76426
Mainline Protestant2,79012
Other7633
None13,971-
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: 5
Morgan County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Morgan County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Morgan County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

7.0%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.5%
State:

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

10.1%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Morgan:

46.6%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.7%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Morgan:

23.5%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Morgan:

10.1%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.5%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.1%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Morgan:

78.8%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Morgan, 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 25$113,915$54,6790$0
Parks and Recreation 22$72,688$39,6489$4,264
Electric Power 15$68,975$55,1800$0
Other Government Administration 15$50,127$40,1022$950
Water Supply 11$44,127$48,1390$0
Streets and Highways 9$27,737$36,9830$0
Gas Supply 7$25,454$43,6350$0
Sewerage 7$28,220$48,3771$89
Local Libraries 7$23,298$39,9392$2,057
Financial Administration 7$30,513$52,3080$0
Police - Other 5$14,741$35,3780$0
Judicial and Legal 5$20,092$48,2211$554
Solid Waste Management 4$12,075$36,2252$2,967
Firefighters 4$13,822$41,4662$3,350
Other and Unallocable 3$10,282$41,1280$0
Correction 1$3,664$43,9680$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 147$559,730$45,69219$14,231

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $644,000 ($57.09)
    Air Transportation: $164,000 ($14.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($7.27)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $17,008,000 ($1507.67)
    Gas Utilities: $3,343,000 ($296.34)
    Water Utilities: $2,917,000 ($258.58)
    Police Protection: $2,706,000 ($239.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,664,000 ($236.15)
    Sewerage: $1,325,000 ($117.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,011,000 ($89.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $936,000 ($82.97)
    Libraries: $543,000 ($48.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $539,000 ($47.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $328,000 ($29.08)
    Central Staff Services: $199,000 ($17.64)
    General - Other: $194,000 ($17.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $131,000 ($11.61)
    Financial Administration: $125,000 ($11.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $91,000 ($8.07)
    Air Transportation: $55,000 ($4.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($13.65)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Electric Utilities: $2,693,000 ($238.72)
    Gas Utilities: $674,000 ($59.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($5.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $875,000 ($77.56)
    Electric Utilities: $786,000 ($69.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $248,000 ($21.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $213,000 ($18.88)
    Police Protection: $90,000 ($7.98)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($5.14)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($5.05)
    Gas Utilities: $49,000 ($4.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($0.80)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,875,000 ($609.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $973,000 ($86.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,100,000 ($186.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,159,000 ($102.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $704,000 ($62.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $96,000 ($8.51)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.44)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($0.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $44,000 ($3.90)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $274,000 ($24.29)
    Public Welfare: $77,000 ($6.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,013,000 ($89.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $417,000 ($36.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $218,000 ($19.32)
    Rents: $39,000 ($3.46)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($1.42)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $21,537,000 ($1909.14)
    Water Utilities: $6,521,000 ($578.05)
    Gas Utilities: $4,698,000 ($416.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,460,000 ($306.71)
    Highways: $318,000 ($28.19)
    Other: $246,000 ($21.81)
    Public Welfare: $41,000 ($3.63)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,021,000 ($533.73)
    Property: $1,488,000 ($131.90)
    Severance: $99,000 ($8.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $85,000 ($7.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $75,000 ($6.65)
    Motor Vehicle License: $39,000 ($3.46)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000 ($0.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $25,699,000 ($2278.08)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $23,524,000 ($2085.28)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,450,000 ($217.18)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $461,000 ($40.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $351,000 ($31.11)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $274,000 ($24.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000 ($11.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000 ($1.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,971,000 ($2834.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,781,000 ($2639.93)

6.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Weld County, CO  1.03% ($52,179 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.46% ($51,064)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.40% ($48,634)


7.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Weld County, CO  1.16% ($55,099 average AGI)
to Adams County, CO  0.50% ($41,846)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.46% ($37,188)
Businesses in Fort Morgan, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Maurices1
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike2
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx3Toyota1
Goodwill3U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
JCPenney1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Morgan:

  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFTM (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: KRDZ BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Morgan:

  • KPRB (106.3 FM; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • K205EQ (88.9 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAVD (103.1 FM; LIMON, CO; Owner: THE MEADOWLARK GROUP, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Fort Morgan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 69.9mTotal length
  • $993,000Total costs
  • 132,453Total average daily traffic
  • 18,372Total average daily truck traffic
  • 153,695Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Morgan, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 92000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Morgan, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Morgan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fort Morgan, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Morgan)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Morgan)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 77. The highest number of reported fires - 120 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Morgan, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (65.3%), and Structure Fires (19.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Morgan, CO
    • 85265.3%Outside Fires
    • 24819.0%Structure Fires
    • 17013.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 342.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Morgan, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Morgan, Colorado:

  • Clarion Inn Fort Morgan, 14378 U S Hwy 34, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701 , Phone: (970) 867-8200, Fax: (970) 867-2038
  • Fort Morgan Super 8 Motel, 1220 N Main St, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701 , Phone: (970) 867-9443, Fax: (970) 867-8658
  • Comfort Inn, 1417 Barlow Rd, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701 , Phone: (970) 867-6700, Fax: (970) 867-6701
  • Hampton Inn, 1152 Main St, Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701 , Phone: (970) 542-2484
  • Best Western Plus Overland Inn, 1410 Barlow Rd, Fort morgan, Colorado 80701 , Phone: (970) 370-2322, Fax: (970) 370-2476
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Morgan, Colorado
Most common first names in Fort Morgan, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8774.1 years
Mary6977.4 years
William6680.1 years
Robert6473.7 years
James5272.9 years
George5077.9 years
Charles4579.9 years
Henry4479.8 years
Fred4080.8 years
Ruth3680.3 years
Most common last names in Fort Morgan, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weimer3878.5 years
Miller3676.4 years
Smith2980.6 years
Johnson2781.1 years
Williams1981.3 years
Thompson1876.7 years
White1868.7 years
Green1679.8 years
Moore1477.7 years
Wilson1471.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Morgan, CO
  • 70.6%Utility gas
  • 28.8%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Morgan, CO
  • 51.8%Electricity
  • 47.1%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Fort Morgan compared to Colorado state average:

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

Fort Morgan on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
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