Community Profile

The City of Fort Morgan continues to grow in population size and hold the highest population density within Morgan County.

Our growing population reflects a diverse workforce with a range of job skills within varying industries.

Check out our community demographics including workforce and retail trade area.  

Did you know?

Fort Morgan was ranked 16th safest city in Colorado by the National Council for Home Safety and Security in 2019.

We were also named one of Colorado's most affordable cities by the Denver Business Journal in 2015.

Population Demographics

Total population 11,251

Median Age 33.1

Female 51.4%

Male 48.6%

Population by Age


Workforce Demographics 

Labor force 16,390                                         

Employed 15,779

Unemployed 611

Unemployment rate 3.7%

Workforce Occupation

Agriculture, Construction, and Manufacturing35%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities5%
Education, Healthcare, and Public Administration22%
Information, Finance, Professional Services, and Management11%
Arts, Entertainment, and Food Services10%
Other Services4%

Retail Trade Area

The City of Fort Morgan's retail trade area encompasses a population of over 39,000 and a geographic location of 2 counties. 

Check out our Retail Trade Area Report and downloadable reports-

Market Profile

Demographic Profile

Psychographic Report