Fort Morgan is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 11,319 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fort Morgan is the 42nd largest community in Colorado.
Fort Morgan is a blue-collar town, with 39.80% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Fort Morgan is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Morgan who work in office and administrative support (12.52%), food service (7.89%), and sales jobs (6.38%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fort Morgan spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.23 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The rate of college-level education in Fort Morgan is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.91% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Morgan in 2010 was $18,930, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,720 for a family of four. However, Fort Morgan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fort Morgan is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fort Morgan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Morgan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Morgan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Morgan include Irish, English, Somalian, and French .
In addition, Fort Morgan has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.79%).
The most common language spoken in Fort Morgan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.