Fort Lupton

64°F
Current Population
8,133
Elevation Level
4906 ft

About Fort Lupton

Fort Lupton is located in Weld County, Colorado along the South Platte River. The city was named for Lieutenant Lancaster Lupton, who built a trading post here on the Adobe Creek in 1840. Although Fort Lupton wasn't officially incorporated until 1974, today its 7,000 residents have use of a recreation center that hosts a 139-foot waterslide and access to local farms that produce the freshest tomatoes statewide. Fort Lupton is also home to the Coyote Creek Golf Course. 

Explore Fort Lupton

Entertainment & Culture

Conveniently located, Fort Lupton is North of Denver, East of Boulder and West of Longmont, there is fun to be had in and near Fort Lupton!

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Popular Restaurants

You'll find a variety of local and delicious dining options in Fort Lupton!

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Parks

Get outdoors and enjoy the community parks in Fort Lupton. Also, try your hand at golf at Coyote Creek Golf Course. 

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About the Community

Fort Lupton High School

Summary
  • District Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-8
  • Phone (303) 857-7100
  • Address 530 REYNOLDS ST
  • County Weld County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +15% to +20%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 742
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Fort Lupton Middle School

Summary
  • District Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-8
  • Phone (303) 857-7200
  • Address 201 S MCKINLEY AVE
  • County Weld County
  • Grade 06 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 469
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Leo William Butler Elementary School

Summary
  • District Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-8
  • Phone (303) 857-7300
  • Address 411 S MCKINLEY AVE
  • County Weld County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -20% to -50%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 405
  • Student Teacher Ratio 18

Twombly Elementary School

Summary
  • District Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-8
  • Phone (303) 857-7400
  • Address 1600 9TH ST
  • County Weld County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 575
  • Student Teacher Ratio 17

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 8,133
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 8,596
Households
  • Total Households 2,641
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 2,795
  • Average Size of Household 3.00
  • Households With Children 991

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 14.34
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 12.20
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 56.30
  • Avg Jan High Temp 41.40
  • Avg Jul High Temp 87.90
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 109
  • Air Pollution Index 112
  • Earthquake Index 41
  • Hail Index 112
  • Tornado Index 195
  • Wind Index 85

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1969
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 108
  • Health Care Cost 121
  • Transportation Cost 114