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Fort Collins: Population Profile


Metropolitan Area Residents

1980: 149,184

1990: 186,136

2000: 251,494

Percent change, 1990–2000: 35.1%

U.S. rank in 1990: 166th

U.S. rank in 2000: 142nd

City Residents

1980: 64,092

1990: 87,491

2000: 118,652

2003 estimate: 125,740

Percent change, 1990–2000: 33.5%

U.S. rank in 1980: 301st

U.S. rank in 1990: 240th (state rank: 7th)

U.S. rank in 2000: 206th (state rank: 5th)

Density: 2,549.3 people per square mile (in 2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 106,347

Black or African American: 1,213

American Indian and Alaska Native: 715

Asian: 2,948

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: 143

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 10,402

Other: 4,281

Percent of residents born in state: 36.2% (2000)

Age characteristics (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 7,001

Population 5 to 9 years old: 7,047

Population 10 to 14 years old: 7,317

Population 15 to 19 years old: 11,305

Population 20 to 24 years old: 19,036

Population 25 to 29 years old: 20,107

Population 35 to 44 years old: 17,285

Population 45 to 54 years old: 13,855

Population 55 to 59 years old: 3,783

Population 60 to 64 years old: 2,586

Population 65 to 74 years old: 4,544

Population 75 to 84 years old: 3,412

Population 85 years and over: 1,374

Median age: 28.2 years (2000)

Births (2003, Larimer County)

Total number: 3,500

Deaths (2003, Larimer County)

Total number: 1,545 (of which, 23 were infants under the age of 1 year)

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $22,133

Median household income: $44,459

Total households: 45,882

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 3,903

$10,000 to $14,999: 2,814

$15,000 to $24,999: 5,877

$25,000 to $34,999: 5,438

$35,000 to $49,999: 7,409

$50,000 to $74,999: 9,031

$75,000 to $99,999: 5,614

$100,000 to $149,999: 3,826

$150,000 to $199,999: 997

$200,000 or more: 860

Percent of families below poverty level: 5.5% (46.1% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 5,371


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