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Broomfield, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Broomfield had a population of 64,587 as of July 1, 2016. Broomfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Broomfield is located at latitude 39.9533 and longitude -105.052 in Broomfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Broomfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.55 sq. miles. Broomfield County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,390 feet.

The City of Broomfield (GNIS ID: 2409919) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Broomfield is located within Broomfield Division of Broomfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Broomfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Broomfield: Broomfield Heights, City of Broomfield, Zangs Spur.

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Broomfield, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 64,587
Population in Households 64,305
Population in Familes 53,456
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density1 1,957
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 25,072
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 17,341
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,473 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,599 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,391 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $339,704
Average Home Value $369,710


Median Household Income $85,865
Average Household Income $105,700
Per Capita Income $41,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.29% 2.4%
Households 2.51% 2.55%
Families 2.48% 2.53%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Broomfield, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broomfield to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 16 97th
Population Density1 # 75 84th
Diversity Index2 # 170 63rd
Median Household Income # 71 85th
Per Capita Income # 80 83rd

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