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Morgan County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2014: 28,328 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 27,171 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,377
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,314
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,533
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,603 (it was 3,006 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

34%

Land area: 1285 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morgan County: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (16.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Morgan County, Colorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (61.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (33.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.0 years
Males: 13,981  (49.4%)
Females: 14,347  (50.6%)
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Morgan County,CO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Morgan County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,545 ($34,568 in 1999)

This county:

$47545
Colorado:

$58823

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $544 (lower quartile is $420, upper quartile is $725)
This county:

$544
State:

$858


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,494 (it was $94,300 in 2000)
Morgan:

$139,494
Colorado:

$240,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,144 - $196,975
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,180
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $382

Institutionalized population: 549

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 48
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 47
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 62 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $296,100
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $244,900
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $245,400
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $244,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $915 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $829 (0.7%)

Morgan County household income distribution in 2009 Morgan County home values distribution Morgan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.6%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.3% for other race residents, 34.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.2%
Morgan County:

11.2%
Colorado:

13.0%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 14.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 34 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 26 years old, Asian residents: 45 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morgan County is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $560 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $746 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Morgan, Brush, Log Lane Village, Wiggins, Weldona, Morgan Heights, Hillrose, Jackson Lake, Snyder, Orchard.

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

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Neighboring counties: Adams County , Boulder County , Clay County, Nebraska , Mendocino County, California , Dundy County, Nebraska , Gage County, Nebraska , Lehigh County, Pennsylvania , Hall County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 796
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,976 (16% naturalized citizens)

Morgan County:

14.6%
Whole state:

8.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,195
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,031
  • 1985 to 1989: 820
  • 1980 to 1984: 350
  • 1975 to 1979: 248
  • 1970 to 1974: 167
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1965 to 1969: 146

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.3%

Morgan County marital status for males Morgan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,033
  • One, attached: 249
  • Two: 282
  • 3 or 4: 273
  • 5 to 9: 375
  • 10 to 19: 189
  • 20 or more: 229
  • Mobile homes: 1,737
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 43

Housing units in Morgan County with a mortgage: 3,148 (245 second mortgage, 223 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,482

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morgan County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8714
Evangelical Protestant3,76426
Mainline Protestant2,79012
Other7633
None13,971-
Morgan County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Morgan County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

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.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morgan County:

7.0%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

19.5%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Morgan County:

Average size of farms: 996 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $588,650
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $328.14
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $572,901
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.18%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 66.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $133,974
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 34.74
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.29%
Corn for grain: 65054 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 60675 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,272 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1 acres

Earthquake activity:

Morgan County-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 459.3 miles away from Morgan County 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 173.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 576.2 miles away from the county 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 237.2 miles away from the county 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 467.7 miles away from Morgan County 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 317.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • ColoradoHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3224): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • ColoradoSnowstorm, Incident Period: March 17, 2003 to March 20, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3185): April 9, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3185, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • ColoradoSevere Storms, Incident Period: April 11, 2001 to April 22, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1374): May 17, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1374, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • ColoradoFlooding, Incident Period: July 28, 1997 to August 12, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1186): August 1, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1186, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • ColoradoHeavy Rains, Snowmelt, Flooding, Incident Period: May 23, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-385): May 23, 1973, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-385, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain, Snow
  • ColoradoSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 19, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-261): May 19, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-261, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • ColoradoTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 19, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-200): June 19, 1965, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-200, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (87%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Italy (1%)
  • Japan (0%)
  • Canada (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Morgan County (%):

  • German (27%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Morgan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,953 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,740 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (1%)
  • Walked: 386 (3%)
  • Other means: 91 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 448 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Morgan County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 346 people in nursing homes
  • 109 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Morgan County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 237 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 214 people in state prisons
  • 98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,620.

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Colorado average:

9.68%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.40% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($19,147 average AGI)
2.43% relocated from other states ($13,637 average AGI)
Morgan County:

2.43%
Colorado average:

4.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Weld County, CO  0.82% ($32,873 average AGI)
from Adams County, CO  0.39% ($35,243)
from Larimer County, CO  0.34% ($25,939)
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.33% ($27,344)
from Logan County, CO  0.30% ($31,138)
from Denver County, CO  0.27% ($32,654)
from Washington County, CO  0.15% ($42,571)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Colorado average:

9.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.08% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($19,553 average AGI)
2.80% relocated to other states ($9,716 average AGI)
Morgan County:

2.80%
Colorado average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Weld County, CO  1.21% ($34,957 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.40% ($27,333)
to Adams County, CO  0.32% ($32,290)
to Larimer County, CO  0.30% ($52,069)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.28% ($21,481)
to Logan County, CO  0.26% ($28,600)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.22% ($30,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.3

Births per 1000 population in Morgan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Morgan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Morgan County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,104 (3,560 aged, 544 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,258 (16%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Morgan County, Colorado in 1999 - 2014:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (238)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (222)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (212)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (199)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (147)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (134)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (111)
  • Congestive heart failure (100)
  • Unspecified dementia (81)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (65)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 124.7. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,595
  • In family households: 23,863 (5,330 male householders, 1,872 female householders)
    5,520 spouses, 8,678 children (7,989 natural, 202 adopted, 487 stepchildren), 674 grandchildren, 296 brothers or sisters, 241 parents, 430 other relatives, 628 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,732 (1,509 male householders (1,211 living alone)), 1,583 female householders (1,419 living alone)), 640 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 564 (549 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,001 2-persons, 1,474 3-persons, 1,288 4-persons, 808 5-persons, 372 6-persons, 259 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,630 1-person, 363 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

5,905 married couples with children.
1,471 single-parent households (418 men, 1,053 women).

74.4% of residents of Morgan County speak English at home.
24.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 17% speak English not well, 23% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $132,775,000 ($4720 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,760,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,100,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,620,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,579,000
Federal grants: $26,968,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,730,000 ($437,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,778,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,062,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $31,492,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,499,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,380
Here:

85 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,265
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,012
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,268
Here -45 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Morgan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.77 millions of gallons per day (36% from ground, 64% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 59
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,746
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,340
  • 1980 to 1989: 927
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,141
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,049
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,602
  • 1940 to 1949: 522
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,082
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 136
  • 3 rooms: 225
  • 4 rooms: 736
  • 5 rooms: 1,304
  • 6 rooms: 1,450
  • 7 rooms: 922
  • 8 rooms: 815
  • 9+ rooms: 932
  • 1 room: 54
  • 2 rooms: 372
  • 3 rooms: 465
  • 4 rooms: 770
  • 5 rooms: 581
  • 6 rooms: 379
  • 7 rooms: 184
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9+ rooms: 121
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 261
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,498
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,886
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,428
  • 5+ bedrooms: 437
  • no bedroom: 77
  • 1 bedroom: 798
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,120
  • 3 bedrooms: 728
  • 4 bedrooms: 196
  • 5+ bedrooms: 87
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 205
  • 1 vehicle: 1,466
  • 2 vehicles: 2,800
  • 3 vehicles: 1,311
  • 4 vehicles: 480
  • 5+ vehicles: 271
  • no vehicle: 365
  • 1 vehicle: 1,390
  • 2 vehicles: 913
  • 3 vehicles: 252
  • 4 vehicles: 47
  • 5+ vehicles: 39

52% of Morgan County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Colorado.

Morgan County:

51.8%
State average:

45.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14722
  • Northeast: 372
  • Midwest: 4196
  • South: 1601
  • West: 2163

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morgan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.6%)
  • Electricity (16.0%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Utility gas (57.3%)
  • Electricity (26.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.0%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Wood (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 180
Here:

5.0%
Colorado:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 26
Here:

1.6%
Colorado:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 75
Here:

11.1%
Colorado:

16.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Morgan County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $513,000
    General: $371,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $3,878,000
    Regular Highways: $3,874,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,507,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,270,000
    Police Protection: $1,066,000
    General - Other: $845,000
    Health Services - Other: $786,000
    General Public Buildings: $720,000
    Financial Administration: $543,000
    Solid Waste Management: $465,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $181,000
    Parks & Recreation: $98,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $865,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $920,000
    Regular Highways: $554,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $188,000
    General - Other: $117,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,286,000

Morgan County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,815,000
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000,000
    Rents: $297,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $218,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,355,000
    Public Welfare: $3,206,000
    All Other: $365,000
    Health & Hospitals: $106,000
    General Support: $87,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,768,000
    Other Selective Sales: $81,000
    NEC: $51,000
    Total General Sales: $39,000
    Tobacco Sales: $0

Morgan County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $9,995,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,520,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,365,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,328,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,667,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $155,000

Morgan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $485,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,345,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 352
  • Number of aged recipients: 41
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 311
  • Number of recipients under 18: 44
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 218
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 90
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 147
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 136
Morgan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Morgan County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Morgan County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16176.3 years
Mary12178.4 years
William11978.5 years
Robert9871.7 years
George9477.0 years
James9072.7 years
Henry7878.4 years
Charles7879.5 years
Anna6587.0 years
Fred6480.9 years
Most common last names in Morgan County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5676.3 years
Smith5478.0 years
Johnson4480.6 years
Weimer4178.6 years
Thompson3178.8 years
Williams2781.3 years
White2772.7 years
Christensen2581.6 years
Davis2472.9 years
Wilson2471.5 years
Businesses in Morgan County, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Maurices1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's2
Arby's1Microtel1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
Clarion1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Super 81
Econo Lodge1Toyota1
FedEx5U-Haul2
Goodwill3UPS5
H&R Block1Vons1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets10