Brookside, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brookside, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Brookside had a population of 242 as of July 1, 2016. Brookside ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brookside is located at latitude 38.4135 and longitude -105.1911 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Brookside (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,348 feet.

The Town of Brookside (GNIS ID: 2411733) 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 Town of Brookside is located within Cañon City Division of Fremont County.

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

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


Total Population 242
Population in Households 242
Population in Familes 193
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 521
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $148,333
Average Home Value $162,671


Median Household Income $33,822
Average Household Income $48,954
Per Capita Income $20,386
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.41%
Households 0.5% 0.4%
Families -1.18% 0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Brookside, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookside 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 # 341 26th
Population Density1 # 276 40th
Diversity Index2 # 354 23rd
Median Household Income # 427 7th
Per Capita Income # 398 13th

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