Water's Edge, Fort Collins, CO Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Water's Edge?

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There are 37,236 residents in Water's Edge, with a median age of 36.6. Of this, 51.32% are males and 48.68% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.9% of the resident pool in Water's Edge, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.84%. Additionally, 4.26% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 31,084 people in Water's Edge currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 37,236 -1.1%
Male Population 19,110 -0.3%
Female Population 18,126 -2.0%
Male population 51.32%
Female population 48.68%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.6 2.2%
Citizen US Born 33,474 -0.6%
Citizen not US Born 2,176 -4.0%
Not Citizen 1,586 -6.7%
Citizen US Born 89.9%
Citizen not US Born 5.84%
Not Citizen 4.26%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 120 -38.1%
Moved from Same County 3,122 4.9%
Moved from Same State 1,347 4.4%
Moved from Different State 1,217 0.8%
Same House as Last Year 31,084 -1.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.33%
Moved from Same County 8.46%
Moved from Same State 3.65%
Moved from Different State 3.3%
Same House as Last Year 84.26%

What are the employment statistics in Water's Edge?

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White-collar workers make up 80.4% of the working population in Water's Edge, while blue-collar employees account for 19.6%. There are also 2,989 entrepreneurs in Water's Edge (15.03% of the workforce); 12,761 workers employed in private companies (64.15%); and 2,716 people working in governmental institutions (13.65%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 15,993 -0.3%
Blue Collar 3,899 -6.8%
White Collar 80.4%
Blue Collar 19.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,989 2.1%
Private Companies 12,761 -2.1%
Governmental Workers 2,716 -3.1%
Not for Profit Companies 1,426 -1.9%
Self Employees 15.03%
Private Companies 64.15%
Governmental Workers 13.65%
Not for Profit Companies 7.17%

How many households are there in Water's Edge?

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There are a total of 15,527 households in Water's Edge, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 61.5% of these Water's Edge households, while non-family units account for the remaining 38.5%. Additionally, 27.64% of households have children and 72.36% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 15,527 5.7%
Average People Per Household 2 -6.3%
Family Households 9,549 3.0%
Non-family Households 5,978 10.5%
Family Households 61.5%
Non-family Households 38.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 4,291 1.1%
Households without Children 11,236 7.6%
Households with Children 27.64%
Households without Children 72.36%

What are the median and average incomes in Water's Edge?

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The average annual household income in Water's Edge is $103,660, while the median household income sits at $73,959 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $90,157, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $82,578. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $29,250 and $63,552, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $103,660 11.3%
Median Household Income $73,959 10.2%
People below Poverty Level 5,010 4.1%
People above Poverty Level 31,516 -2.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Water's Edge?

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There are 16,402 housing units in Water's Edge, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1987. Of the 15,527 occupied housing units in Water's Edge, 67.07% are owner-occupied, while 32.93% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 63.24% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $430,200. In general, housing costs reach $1,379 per month in Water's Edge.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 16,402 5.9%
Median Year Built 1987 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,729 12.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 366 -2.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 663 12.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,466 0.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,921 5.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,622 7.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,016 -1.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,908 2.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 2,649 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 62 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 15,527 5.7%
Owner Occupied 10,414 3.1%
Renter Occupied 5,113 11.4%
Owner Occupied 67.07%
Renter Occupied 32.93%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 6,586 5.4%
Without Mortgage 3,828 -0.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $430,200 11.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $353,700 5.1%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,379 6.3%
With Mortgage 63.24%
Without Mortgage 36.76%

What is the level of education in Water's Edge?

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Approximately 22.89% of the population in Water's Edge holds a high school degree (that's 6,840 residents), while 22.42% have attained a college certificate (6,708 locals) and 25.8% have a bachelor's degree (7,711 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 858 -7.6%
Some High School 6,840 -4.6%
Some College 6,708 -4.9%
Associate Degree 2,314 -3.1%
Bachelor's Degree 7,711 2.4%
Graduate Degree 5,465 7.1%
No High School 2.87%
Some High School 22.89%
Some College 22.42%
Associate Degree 7.74%
Bachelor's Degree 25.8%
Graduate Degree 18.28%

What is the marital status of Water's Edge residents?

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A total of 10,501 people in Water's Edge have never been married (which represents 33.74% of the total population), while 16,384 of them are wedded (52.65%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 255 (0.82%) and 2,995 (9.62%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 10,501 -2.2%
Married 16,384 2.2%
Separated 255 -14.4%
Widowed 1,240 -13.1%
Divorced 2,995 -8.0%
Never Married 33.74%
Married 52.65%
Separated 0.82%
Widowed 3.98%
Divorced 9.62%

What are the most common means of transportation in Water's Edge?

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The top three means of transportation people in Water's Edge use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 14,753 residents commute by car, 780 prefer going to work by walking and 626 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 14,753 -5.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 112 -36.0%
Bicycle 626 -17.1%
Motorcycle 20 -39.4%
TaxiCab 16 -11.1%
Walk 780 -8.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 80524