Broomfield, CO

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2022 Population
73,946
1.72% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.6
0.521% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.01%
13.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$117,541
9.27% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$581,600
20.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
41,879
1.72% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Broomfield, CO had a population of 73.9k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $117,541. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Broomfield, CO grew from 72,697 to 73,946, a 1.72% increase and its median household income grew from $107,570 to $117,541, a 9.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Broomfield, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.91%), White (Hispanic) (6.57%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.5%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.56%).

None of the households in Broomfield, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.3% of the residents in Broomfield, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Broomfield, CO are Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology (137 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Broomfield, CO was $581,600, and the homeownership rate was 63.9%.

Most people in Broomfield, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Broomfield, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Broomfield, CO is home to a population of 73.9k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.6% of Broomfield, CO residents were born outside of the country (7.87k people).

In 2022, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.2k people) in Broomfield, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.11k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.86k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.3%
2022 Citizenship
95.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.3% of Broomfield, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Broomfield, CO was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Broomfield, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    55.2k ± 261
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    5.11k ± 237
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.86k ± 744
13.2%
Hispanic Population
9.75k people

In 2022, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55.2k people) in Broomfield, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.11k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 4.86k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.2% of the people in Broomfield, CO are hispanic (9.75k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Broomfield, CO as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    206,571 ± 10,957 people
  2. India
    22,427 ± 3,670 people
  3. China
    17,909 ± 3,280 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 206,571 Colorado residents, followed by India with 22,427 and China with 17,909.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.87k people
10.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.48k people

As of 2022, 10.6% of Broomfield, CO residents (7.87k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Broomfield, CO was 10.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    998 ± 154
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    930 ± 264
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    812 ± 216

Broomfield, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Broomfield, CO employs 41.9k people. The largest industries in Broomfield, CO are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,240 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,461 people), and Manufacturing (4,541 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($111,932), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($110,833), and Manufacturing ($98,710).

Males in Colorado have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,859. The income inequality in Colorado (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

41.9k
2022 Value
± 1,407
1.72%
1 Year growth
± 4.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Broomfield, CO grew at a rate of 1.72%, from 41.2k employees to 41.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Broomfield, CO, are Management Occupations (6,696 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,037 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3,654 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Broomfield, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

41.9k
2022 Value
± 1,407
1.72%
1 Year growth
± 4.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Broomfield, CO grew at a rate of 1.72%, from 41.2k employees to 41.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Broomfield, CO, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,240 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,461 people), and Manufacturing (4,541 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Broomfield, CO, though some of these residents may live in Broomfield, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$79,945
Median earning men ± $5,293
$54,249
Median earning women ± $2,550

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($114,120), Wholesale Trade ($108,512), and Manufacturing ($108,069).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($81,971), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($81,385), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($78,837).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.87M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 1.73% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.6%).

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Broomfield, CO awarded 137 degrees. The student population of Broomfield, CO in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 252 male students and 32 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Broomfield, CO are White (92 and 67.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (18 and 13.1%), Black or African American (8 and 5.84%), and Two or More Races (7 and 5.11%).

The largest universities in Broomfield, CO by number of degrees awarded are Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology (137 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Broomfield, CO are Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (102 and 74.5%) and Avionics Maintenance Technology (35 and 25.5%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 284 students enrolled in Broomfield, CO, 88.7% men and 11.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 96 records, of which 8.33% were women and 91.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Broomfield, CO was Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology with 102 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Broomfield, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
137 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology with 137 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 122 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Broomfield, CO, which is 8.13 times more than the 15 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 92 degrees mean that there were 5.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 18 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 2-year ($16,576) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($4,697) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.886% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.84% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (1.16M), Some college (997k), and High School or Equivalent (997k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Broomfield, CO was $581,600 in 2022, which is 2.06 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $482,100 to $581,600, a 20.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Broomfield, CO is 63.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Broomfield, CO have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Broomfield, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Broomfield, CO is $117,541. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Broomfield, CO was Census Tract 313 with a value of $186,875, followed by Census Tract 305 and Census Tract 304, with respective values of $183,824 and $145,536.

Property

$581,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,551
$19,247
Median Property Taxes
±$797

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Broomfield, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Broomfield, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

63.9%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.9% of the housing units in Broomfield, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 313
  2. Census Tract 305
  3. Census Tract 304

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Broomfield, CO was Census Tract 313 with a value of $186,875, followed by Census Tract 305 and Census Tract 304, with respective values of $183,824 and $145,536.

The following map shows all of the places in Broomfield, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$117,541
Median Household Income
± $3,337
30.1k
Number of Households
± 1,104

In 2022, the median household income of the 30.1k households in Broomfield, CO grew to $117,541 from the previous year's value of $107,570.

The following chart displays the households in Broomfield, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Broomfield, CO is from Colorado.
0.464
2022 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2022, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.265% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (64.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.8%)
  3. Carpooled (6.64%)

In 2022, 64.3% of workers in Broomfield, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.8%) and those who carpooled to work (6.64%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Broomfield, CO have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.4% of the workforce in Broomfield, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Broomfield, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Broomfield, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.01% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Broomfield, CO (3.68k out of 73.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Broomfield, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.8% of the population of Broomfield, CO has health coverage, with 64.2% on employee plans, 7.04% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 0.847% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Broomfield County, CO see 940 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.75% decrease from the previous year (1019 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 990 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 505 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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940 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Broomfield County, CO

Primary care physicians in Broomfield County, CO see an average of 940 patients per year. This represents a 7.75% decrease from the previous year (1,019 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Broomfield County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 22.4% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.16%
Uninsured
64.2%
Employer Coverage
7.04%
Medicaid
11%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
0.847%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Broomfield, CO declined by 11.7% from 5.84% to 5.16%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Broomfield, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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