Fort Morgan, Colorado Population 2024

11,485

Fort Morgan is a city located in Morgan County Colorado. Fort Morgan has a 2024 population of 11,485. It is also the county seat of Morgan County.Fort Morgan is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually but its population has decreased by -0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,550 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Morgan is $68,983 with a poverty rate of 15.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Morgan is 32.8 years, 30.4 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Fort Morgan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Morgan was:

  • White: 58.33%
  • Two or more races: 22.99%
  • Black or African American: 7.77%
  • Other race: 6.28%
  • Native American: 4.18%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,237.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.56% (-65)
The current population of Fort Morgan, Colorado is 11,485 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,550.

Fort Morgan, Colorado Population 2024

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Fort Morgan Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,70858.33%
Two or more races2,64422.99%
Black or African American8947.77%
Other race7226.28%
Native American4814.18%
Asian520.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Morgan Population by Race

Fort Morgan Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Morgan Median Age

32.8

Total

30.4

Male

36.9

Female

Fort Morgan Adults

There are 8,381 adults, (1,695 of whom are seniors) in Fort Morgan.

Fort Morgan Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Morgan Sex Ratio

Female5,70549.6%
Male5,79650.4%

Fort Morgan Population by Age

Fort Morgan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3222.6154.945.1
Married1,8693.4867.832.2
Non Family1,5901.242.957.1
Female5403.544753
Male3232.9852.647.4
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3.38

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Morgan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Morgan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Morgan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.5%.

Fort Morgan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,551

Average Earnings

$49,213

Average Male

$29,148

Average Female

Fort Morgan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Morgan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Morgan Language

70.14% of Fort Morgan residents speak only English, while 29.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.18% of the population.

Fort Morgan Language

Fort Morgan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,57386615.54%
White4,59568214.84%
Multiple2,63262623.78%
Black89117719.87%
Native4775511.53%
Asian521325%
Other72250.69%
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15.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.56%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Morgan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Morgan is Asian, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Morgan is Other, with 0.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.92%.

Fort Morgan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.4%
High School15.05%
Less Than 9th Grade14.28%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%
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Fort Morgan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed82.69%
Male Unemployed38.81%
Female Employed14.31%
Male Employed2.26%
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Fort Morgan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Morgan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Morgan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Morgan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Morgan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fort Morgan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Morgan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

417

Number of Veterans

406

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Fort Morgan Veterans by War

count

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Fort Morgan Veterans by Age

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Fort Morgan Veterans by Race

Fort Morgan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Morgan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Morgan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Morgan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Morgan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.47%

Born in Fort Morgan

80.42%

Native Born

19.58%

Foreign Born

13.9%

Non Citizen

5.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.42% of Fort Morgan residents were born in the United States, with 51.47% having been born in Colorado. 13.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Morgan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,565160.14%
202811,549160.14%
202711,533160.14%
202611,517160.14%
202511,501160.14%
202411,485160.14%
202311,469160.14%
202211,453160.14%
202111,437-113-0.98%
202011,5501491.31%
201911,401320.28%
201811,3691030.91%
201711,266120.11%
201611,254-49-0.43%
201511,303310.28%
201411,272-83-0.73%
201311,355-45-0.39%
201211,400-91-0.79%
201111,491890.78%
201011,4023683.34%
200011,0341,96621.68%
19909,0683003.42%
19808,7681,17415.46%
19707,5942152.91%
19607,3792,06438.83%
19505,3154318.82%
19404,88446110.42%
19304,42360515.85%
19203,8181,01836.36%
19102,800
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Fort Morgan Population by Year