Fort Lupton, CO


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Fort Lupton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 7,822 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fort Lupton is the 59th largest community in Colorado.

When you are in Fort Lupton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.03% of Fort Lupton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Fort Lupton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Lupton who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), sales jobs (7.98%), and food service (7.19%).

One downside of living in Fort Lupton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.53 minutes every day commuting to work.

The rate of college-level education in Fort Lupton is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.52% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fort Lupton in 2010 was $20,934, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,736 for a family of four. However, Fort Lupton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fort Lupton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fort Lupton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Lupton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fort Lupton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 50.13% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Lupton include English, Irish, Canadian, and Dutch.

Fort Lupton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.72%.

The most common language spoken in Fort Lupton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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