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Overview

Introduction to Broomfield, Colorado

Broomfield, Colorado, in Broomfield county, is 6 miles NW of Westminster, Colorado and 13 miles NW of Denver, Colorado. The city is in the Denver metropolitan area.

Broomfield History

Broomfield was officially incorporated in 1961. The community named after the broomcorn that was grown in the area. Early farmers used to cultivate grain for the Denver brewers.

Broomfield and nearby Attractions

  • Colorado Governor's Mansion
  • Louisville Historical Museum
  • Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library
  • Butterfly Pavilion
  • Le Gault Reservoir
  • Broomfield Community Park

Things To Do In Broomfield

Broomfield provides easy access to a number of historical sites and museums. Among these are the Colorado Governor's Mansion, the Denver Mint and Louisville Historical Museum. There are quite a few reservoirs in the city that are worth taking a look around. The Villager Square Shopping Center and Greenway Shopping Center also provide excellent entertainment opportunities. The Butterfly Pavilion and Water World are also nearby.

Broomfield Transportation

Buckley AFB is the nearest airport.

Broomfield Higher Education

Westwood College of Aviation Technology and the Keller Graduate School of Management are the local institutes of higher learning. Other institutes nearby include Front Range Community College and Regis University.

Demographics

People

Total Population62,449
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+32,938
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married58.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher52.5%
Median Earnings25+$51,072
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,545
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,664

Wealth

Median Family Income$98,823
% Above Poverty Level94.1%
% Below Poverty Level5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation3.7%

Housing

People Living Alone25.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,417
Median House Value$328,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.9%
German22.3%
Irish13.7%
English12.4%
Italian5.9%
Polish3.7%
Norwegian3.2%
French Except Basque2.9%
Scottish2.7%
Swedish2.5%
Dutch2.1%
Russian1.2%
Welsh1.2%
Danishn1.1%
Canadian0.8%
Czech0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Arab0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Serbian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
African0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Broomfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Broomfield County, Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes80020, 80021, 80023
P.O. Box Zip Codes80038
Phone Area Codes303
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude39.94
Approximate Longitude-105.06

Broomfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNORTHGLENN
Distance3.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 44 F
Apr Temp33 to 61 F
Jul Temp56 to 88 F
Oct Temp36 to 66 F
Annual Precip13.2 inches
StationLAKEWOOD
Distance11.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 44 F
Apr Temp30 to 59 F
Jul Temp55 to 86 F
Oct Temp32 to 65 F
Annual Precip17 inches
StationLONGMONT 2 ESE
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp12 to 42 F
Apr Temp32 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 89 F
Oct Temp33 to 67 F
Annual Precip14.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Federal Heights12,173$41,889
Lafayette27,053$86,437
Louisville19,972$122,580
Northglenn38,128$67,020
Superior12,928$126,071
Westminster111,770$82,303

Broomfield Public Libraries

Broomfield/eisenhower Public Library
3 COMMUNITY PARK ROAD
Broomfield, Colorado
(720) 887-2300

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Broomfield Public Schools

Jefferson Charter Academy Junior High School
11251 Reed Way
ZIP: 80020
Other
Total Enrollment 812
Broomfield Heights Middle School
1555 Daphne Street
ZIP: 80020
Middle
Total Enrollment 550
Meridian Elementary School
14256 Mckay Park Circle
ZIP: 80020
Primary
Total Enrollment 736
Aspen Creek K-8 School
5500 Aspen Creek Drive
ZIP: 80020
Primary
Total Enrollment 983
Emerald Elementary School
755 W. Elmhurst Place
ZIP: 80020
Primary
Total Enrollment 391
Coyote Ridge Elementary School
13770 Broadlands Drive
ZIP: 80020
Primary
Total Enrollment 565
Broomfield High School
1 Eagle Way
ZIP: 80020
High
Total Enrollment 1503
Westlake Middle School
2800 West 135th Avenue
ZIP: 80020
Middle
Total Enrollment 1101
Legacy High School
2701 West 136th Street
ZIP: 80020
High
Total Enrollment 2215
Kohl Elementary School
1000 West 10th Avenue
ZIP: 80020
Primary
Total Enrollment 498
Centennial Elementary School
13200 Westlake Drive
ZIP: 80020
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Mountain View Elementary School
12401 Perry Street
ZIP: 80020
Primary
Total Enrollment 608
Birch Elementary School
1035 Birch
ZIP: 80020
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Jefferson Charter Academy Senior High School
11251 Reed Way
ZIP: 80020
High
Total Enrollment 404
Jefferson Academy Charter School
9955 Yarrow Street
ZIP: 80021
Primary
Total Enrollment 692
Prospect Ridge Academy
2555 Preble Creek Pkwy
ZIP: 80023
Other
Total Enrollment 1026

Broomfield Private Schools

Kindercare Learning Center
1045 Opal St
ZIP: 80020
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
Appletree Christian Preschool
545 W 10th Ave
ZIP: 80020
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Broomfield Academy
7203 W 120th Ave
ZIP: 80020
Elementary
Total Enrollment 67
Nativity Of Our Lord School
900 W Midway Blvd
ZIP: 80020
Elementary
Total Enrollment 426
Beautiful Savior Lutheran School
6995 W 120th Ave
ZIP: 80020
Elementary
Total Enrollment 68
Montessori At Interlocken
575 Eldorado Blvd
ZIP: 80021
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Shepherd Of The Valley Lutheran School
8997 W 88th Ave
ZIP: 80021
Elementary
Total Enrollment 81
Holy Family High School
5195 W 144th Ave
ZIP: 80023
Secondary
Total Enrollment 569
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