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Brookside, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Brookside is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fremont County at latitude 38.4135 and longitude -105.1911. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,348 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Brookside, but most people and references simply refer to it as Brookside, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Brookside indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Brookside, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 227
Population in Households 227
Population in Familes 181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 488
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $130,357
Average Home Value $139,130


Median Household Income $33,305
Average Household Income $47,838
Per Capita Income $20,362
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.61% -0.35%
Households -0.25% -0.21%
Families -2.82% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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, 2014 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 # 348 24th
Population Density1 # 281 39th
Diversity Index2 # 365 21st
Median Household Income # 430 6th
Per Capita Income # 380 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.