Income/capita 34%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 11%
IndexFort MorganColoradoNational
Income per capita$19,667$33,230$29,829
Median household income$44,383$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,979$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,088$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$30,177$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$22,137$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level10.4%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Morgan is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Morgan is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Morgan is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Morgan is 31% lower than the national average

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      Fort Morgan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.7%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector26.1%10.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services10.6%13.7%
      Public administration4.9%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.4%
      Education, health & social services6.0%32.9%

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      Saddle Ridge, CO63$186,406237%
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      Snyder, CO148$47,44314%
      Hillrose, CO283$41,50025%
      Fort Morgan, CO11,346$44,38320%

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      Robinson, TX11,344$76,31638%
      Tomball, TX11,353$49,53110%
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      Fort Morgan, CO11,346$44,38320%
      Source: The Fort Morgan, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).