Morrison, Colorado is most famously known because it is the home of Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater. This world renowned entertainment center and park was once considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World and features breathtaking red rock formations that have marvels artists, nature lovers, and outdoor enthusiasts since before Colorado was even a state!
Located in Jefferson County, about 30 minutes from downtown Denver, Morrison offers residents with spectacular views and the kind of seclusions most people would not expect because of the Hogback Rock formation. With that being said, many residents of Morrison commute for employment opportunities to Golden, Boulder or Denver and find the drive to be easy and beautiful. In addition, the small population of this community definitely contributes to the small town atmosphere which most residents love.
Known as the “Nearest Faraway Place,” residents of Morrison enjoy seasonal tourism, several world class shops and restaurants, and a history that is unique to Colorado. If you are looking for an outdoor mecca that offers every kind of adventure imaginable but need to be close to major metro areas, Morrison would be the perfect place to call home.
At an elevation of
feet sits the city of Morrison, Colorado. The approximate population of Morrison is
residents. There are currently
74 properties for sale in Morrison, CO.
Morrison residents have a median household income of
; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Morrison is 66.5 years.
less family-centric than the surrounding county. In Morrison, 6.41% of households contain married families with children; compared to 31.18% in the surrounding county.
fewer single residents than the national average, with 7.69% compared to the national average of communities with 9.95% of single residents.
The average high temperature in July for Morrison is 85.2 degrees. The average low temperature for Morrison in January is 17.1 degrees. Morrison sees an average rainfall of approximately 18.9 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 78.8 inches per year. There are an average of 242 days of sunlight each year in Morrison; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.