Fort Morgan, Colorado Population 2022

11,499
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Fort Morgan is a city located in Morgan County Colorado. Fort Morgan has a 2020 population of 11,499. It is also the county seat of Morgan County. Fort Morgan is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 0.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,395 in 2010.

The average household income in Fort Morgan is $59,649 with a poverty rate of 10.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $184,300. The median age in Fort Morgan is 32.5 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Fort Morgan Demographics

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

  • White: 70.89%
  • Two or more races: 13.84%
  • Black or African American: 7.77%
  • Other race: 7.19%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Morgan, Colorado is 11,499 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,499.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,395.

Fort Morgan, Colorado Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201028,2410.00%
201128,4522110.74%
201228,248-204-0.72%
201328,223-25-0.09%
201428,103-120-0.43%
201528,2521490.53%
201628,199-53-0.19%
201728,295960.34%
201828,7694741.65%
201929,0682991.03%
202029,3672991.02%
202129,6662991.01%

Fort Morgan Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,01870.89%
Black or African American8797.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.11%
Asian220.19%
Some Other Race8137.19%
Two or More Races1,56613.84%
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Fort Morgan Population by Race

Fort Morgan Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Morgan Median Age

32.8


Total

32.2


Male

34.9


Female

Fort Morgan Adults

There are 8,265 adults, (1,524 of whom are seniors) in Fort Morgan.

Fort Morgan Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Morgan Sex Ratio

Female

5,465

48.32%

Male

5,846

51.68%

Fort Morgan Population by Age

Fort Morgan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Morgan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.4%38.6%
All51.5%48.5%
Female46.7%53.3%
Male43.5%56.5%
Non Family42.3%57.7%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Morgan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0742.7251.5
Married1,8433.7361.4
Male2372.4243.5
Female4733.6546.7
Non Family1,5211.2442.3

3.56

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Fort Morgan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,27218.17%
9th to 12th Grade6729.60%
High School Graduate1,93127.59%
Some College1,41420.20%
Associates Degree5958.50%
Bachelors Degree77611.09%
Graduate Degree3394.84%
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Fort Morgan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Morgan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races1,032779270
White3,0812,850801
Hispanic3,4201,920311
Other Race55629124
Native American1111
Asian77
Black352159

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 26.16%.

Fort Morgan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,875$40,188$26,364
Less Than 9th Grade$31,477$37,781$20,845
High School Graduate$37,714$40,801$19,083
Some College$33,976$39,545$32,590
Bachelors Degree$41,435$41,534$38,125
Graduate Degree$46,552$60,093$42,500

$36,875

Average Earnings

$40,188

Average Male

$26,364

Average Female

Fort Morgan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Morgan Language by Age

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Fort Morgan Language

64.66% of Fort Morgan residents speak only English, while 35.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.42% of the population.

Fort Morgan Language

Fort Morgan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian22731.82%
Black87322025.20%
Multiple1,55426917.31%
White4,09252412.81%
Other3NaN%
Hispanic5,9433826.43%

10.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

13.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Morgan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Morgan is Asian, with 31.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Morgan is Hispanic, with 6.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.07%.

Fort Morgan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.57%
High School13.34%
Some College9.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%

Fort Morgan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.34%
Male Unemployed33.96%
Female Employed8.95%
Female Unemployed39.13%

Fort Morgan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Morgan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,642$57,783
Families$60,709$66,718
Married Families$69,867-
Non Families$30,625$40,657
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Income by Household Type

Fort Morgan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Morgan Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Fort Morgan Marital Status by Race

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Fort Morgan Marital Status

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329

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War54
Vietnam151
Korea37
World War II16

Fort Morgan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3436
35 to 5468
55 to 6423
65 to 74129
75+73

Fort Morgan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2884.85%
Other Race122.02%
2+ Races292.51%
Hispanic852.07%

Fort Morgan Veterans by Race

Fort Morgan Veterans by Education

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19.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Morgan Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Morgan Employment by Age

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Fort Morgan Employment by Race

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Fort Morgan Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.69%

Born in Fort Morgan

78.41%

Native Born

21.59%

Foreign Born

16.29%

Non Citizen

5.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.41% of Fort Morgan residents were born in the United States, with 47.69% having been born in Colorado. 16.29% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,8000.00%
19203,8181,0183.15%
19304,4236051.48%
19404,8844611.00%
19505,3154310.85%
19607,3792,0643.34%
19707,5942150.29%
19808,7681,1741.45%
19909,0683000.34%
200011,0341,9661.98%
201011,3953610.32%
201111,484890.78%
201211,390-94-0.82%
201311,358-32-0.28%
201411,275-83-0.73%
201511,306310.27%
201611,337310.27%
201711,352150.13%
201811,451990.87%
201911,463120.10%
202011,475120.10%
202111,487120.10%
202211,499120.10%

Fort Morgan Population by Year