Broomfield, CO

65,065 Population
33 square miles 1,789.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
Ranked 16th Highest in CO
Population Density
1,789.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in CO
Percent Under 18
24.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in CO
Percent 65 and Over
12.4%
Ranked 10th Highest in CO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.3
was 3.3
Ranked 5th Lowest in CO
Percent Living in Poverty
4.6%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in CO
Median Household Income
$84,921
Ranked 3rd Highest in CO
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.6
was 1.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
57.9
was 55.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,872.2
was 2,026.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
26,672
Ranked 16th Highest in CO
Median Rent
$1,413
Ranked 3rd Highest in CO
Total Building Permits
896
was 2,010
 
Occupied Housing Units
25,557
 
Homeownership Rate
65.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in CO
Single Family Building Permits
338
was 160
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
808.2
Ranked 15th Highest in CO
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.3%
Ranked 6th Highest in CO
Multifamily Building Permits
558
was 1,850
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
Ranked 8th Highest in CO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
37.9
was 87.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
15.4
was 35.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.0%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
56.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CO

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