Broomfield, CO Profile: Facts & Data

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Broomfield, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Broomfield had a population of 71,202 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Broomfield, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 71,202
Population in Households 70,920
Population in Familes 59,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density2 2,157
Diversity Index3 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $88,561
Average Household Income $113,599
Per Capita Income $43,729

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 28,699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,995 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,321 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,383 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $384,152
Average Home Value $418,004
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27,316
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 18,824
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.94% 2.84%
Households 2.96% 2.86%
Families 2.89% 2.82%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

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, 2018 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 # 70 85th
Diversity Index # 152 67th
Median Household Income # 79 83rd
Per Capita Income # 84 82nd

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