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Brush is a city in Morgan County, in the Fort Morgan metro area.

The community was named for Jared L. Brush, cattleman who later served as lieutenant governor
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Colorado named Brush. For links to other places called Brush, CO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Brush is 40.258N. The longitude is -103.623W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,229 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,173.


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Median household income
Local
$31,333
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brush demographic reports
Founded as a cattle town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Brush Area Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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23% of Brush residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brush ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brush was $14,672, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Brush residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Brush, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $346.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $760.


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Libraries in Brush include Brush / E Morgan County Library District ... View libraries

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Morgan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brush political report.

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The average commute time for Brush workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Brush include Best Value Inn Lumberton, Microtel Inn.

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