Fort Lupton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 8,317 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fort Lupton is the 59th largest community in Colorado.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Fort Lupton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.56% of the Fort Lupton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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 (13.53%), food service (7.95%), and sales jobs (7.33%).
In Fort Lupton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.63 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Fort Lupton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.91% of adults in Fort Lupton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Lupton in 2018 was $25,800, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,200 for a family of four. However, Fort Lupton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fort Lupton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fort Lupton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Fort Lupton, accounting for 56.40% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Fort Lupton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Lupton include German, English, Italian, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Fort Lupton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.