Fort Collins, CO Population

By | June 6, 2019

Population: 118,652. Estimated population in July 2020: 128,026 (+7.9% change)
Males: 59,593 (50.2%), Females: 59,059 (49.8%)

Larimer County

Zip codes: 80521, 80524, 80525, 80526, 80528.

Median resident age: 28.2 years
Median household income: $44,459
Median house value: $169,600

Races in Fort Collins:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.4%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (28.7%), English (14.2%), Irish (14.1%), Italian (5.4%), French (4.1%), Swedish (4.0%).

Elevation: 5003 feet

Land area: 46.5 square miles

Map of Fort Collins, CO

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Collins

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 48.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Collins city

  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

5.3% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.4% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +29,319 (+32.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Fort Collins:

  • POUDRE VALLEY HOSPITAL (1024 S LEMAY AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Fort Collins:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Collins:

  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 10 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; Abbreviation: FNL)
  • CHEYENNE (about 45 miles; CHEYENNE, WY; Abbreviation: CYS)
  • DENVER INTL (about 57 miles; DENVER, CO; Abbreviation: DEN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Collins:

  • FORT COLLINS DOWNTOWN (about 4 miles; FORT COLLINS, CO; Abbreviation: 3V5)
  • VANCE BRAND (about 29 miles; LONGMONT, CO; Abbreviation: 2V2)
  • GREELEY-WELD COUNTY (about 34 miles; GREELEY, CO; Abbreviation: GXY)
Amtrak station:
FORT COLLINS (501 RIVERSIDE) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Fort Collins:

  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 22,684; Location: 102 Administration Building; Public; Website: www.colostate.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fort Collins:

  • AIMS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,722)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 29 miles; GREELEY, CO; Full-time enrollment: 10,983)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 39 miles; BOULDER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 25,355)
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,858)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; DENVER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,898)
  • EMILY GRIFFITH OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (about 57 miles; DENVER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,083)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES (about 58 miles; GOLDEN, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,183)

Schools

Public high schools in Fort Collins:

  • POUDRE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,871; Location: 201 IMPALA DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,849; Location: 1300 WEST SWALLOW ROAD; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • FORT COLLINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,642; Location: 3400 LAMBKIN WAY; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • PIONEER CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 1125 WEST DRAKE, SUITE B-2; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 330 EAST LAUREL STREET; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • FRONTIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 1225 REDWOOD DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • POUDRE TRANSITION CENTER (Students: 48; Location: 220 NORTH GRANT; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Fort Collins:

  • FRONT RANGE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 211; Location: 625 E HARMONY RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CHOICE CITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 608 EAST DRAKE RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FRONTIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 2700 SOUTH LEMAY AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fort Collins:

  • PRESTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 963; Location: 4901 CORBETT DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • BOLTZ JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 928; Location: 720 BOLTZ DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • WEBBER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 902; Location: 4201 SENECA STREET; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • LINCOLN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 1600 LANCER DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • LESHER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 629; Location: 1400 STOVER; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • TAVELLI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 1118 MIRAMOUNT DRIVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • RIDGEVIEW CLASSICAL CHARTER SCHOOLS (Students: 612; Location: 1800 SOUTH LEMAY AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • BARTON PREKINDERGARTEN (Students: 610; Location: 703 EAST PROSPECT; Grades: PK – PK)
  • BLEVINS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 2101 SOUTH TAFT HILL ROAD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • LIBERTY COMMON CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 1725 SHARPE POINT DRIVE; Grades: KG – 09)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Fort Collins:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 127 NORTH HOWES STREET; Grades: KG – 6)
  • SEVEN OAKS ACADEMY (Students: 196; Location: 1600 SPECHT POINT RD.; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SEVEN OAKS ACADEMY W FT COLLIN (Students: 150; Location: 3513 RICHMOND DR; Grades: PK – KG)
  • RIVENDELL SCH OF N. COLORADO (Students: 149; Location: 301 E STUART; Grades: KG – 6)
  • SPRING CREEK COUNTRY DAY SCHOO (Students: 140; Location: 1900 REMINGTON; Grades: PK – 6)
  • RIVER SONG WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: P O BOX 8055; Grades: PK – 6)
  • CHILDREN’S HOUSE (Students: 74; Location: 113 N. SHEILDS; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CHILDREN’S WORLD (Students: 73; Location: 1900 S. LEMAY; Grades: PK – KG)
  • OAKWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 1401 W MOUNTAIN; Grades: PK – 6)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW MONTESSORI CC (Students: 63; Location: 5137 S. COLLEGE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Fort Collins:

  • FORT COLLINS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,156,445; Location: 201 PETERSON STREET; 333,466 books; 21,508 audio materials; 12,647 video materials; 602 serial subscriptions)