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Broomfield, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Broomfield had a population of 69,101 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


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Broomfield, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 69,101
Daytime Population: Workers 39,034
Daytime Population: Residents 34,654
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 73,688
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 68,819
Population in Familes 57,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density2 2,094
Diversity Index3 44
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $90,286
Average Household Income $112,335
Per Capita Income $43,423

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 27,665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,511 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,106 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,048 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $346,490
Average Home Value $378,617
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,617
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 18,374
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.93% 2.98%
Households 3.01% 3.04%
Families 2.95% 3.0%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

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, 2017 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 Density # 71 85th
Diversity Index # 168 63rd
Median Household Income # 71 85th
Per Capita Income # 81 83rd

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