Fort Collins, CO Demographics

The total population of Fort Collins is estimated to be 168,758 with 84,865 males (50.29%) and 83,893 females (49.71%). There are 972 less females than males in Fort Collins.
The median household income in Fort Collins was $78,833 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,085(1.36%) from $79,918 in 2020. This income is 105.67% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Fort Collins sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $109,469. Overall, the median household income for the city of Fort Collins stands at $80,227.
In Fort Collins, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $49,073 for males and $30,377 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $78,032 for males and $57,733 for females.
In Fort Collins, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, American Indian and Alaska Native households have the highest median household income at $110,699, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $61,881.
In 2022, the population of Fort Collins was 169,249, a 0.01% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Fort Collins's population was 169,266, a decline of 0.42% compared to a population of 169,979 in 2020.
The median age in Fort Collins, CO is 30.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.42% were under the age of 15, 35.65% aged 15 to 29, 38.85% aged 30 to 64, 9.67% aged 65 to 84, and 1.41% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Fort Collins population: 84.52% are White, 1.48% are Black or African American, 0.86% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 3.25% are Asian, 0.13% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 1.92% are some other race and 7.84% are multiracial.