The City of Broomfield had a population of 73,629 as of July 1, 2020. 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 39.9205 and longitude -105.0866 in Broomfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Broomfield 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.
|Total Population||73,629 (100%)|
|Population in Households||73,347 (99.6%)|
|Population in Families||60,693 (82.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||282 ( 0.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$95,856|
|Average Household Income||$124,484|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$47,916|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||29,633 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||17,905 (60.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||10,429 (35.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,299 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$456,229|
|Average Home Value||$489,139|
|Housing Affordability Index3||123|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.66%|
|Per Capita Income||2.04%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.18%|
The table below compares Broomfield to the other 459 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 16||97th|
|Population Density||# 68||85th|
|Median Household Income||# 78||83rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 227||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 79||83rd|
|Diversity Index||# 173||62nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.