Broomfield is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 75,325 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Broomfield is the 15th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Broomfield was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Broomfield economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Broomfield, where the median household income is $107,570.00.
Housing costs in Broomfield are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Also of interest is that Broomfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 19.55% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing noticeable about Broomfield, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Broomfield is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Broomfield a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
If knowledge is power, Broomfield is a pretty powerful place. 57.77% of the adults in Broomfield have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Broomfield in 2018 was $55,176, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,704 for a family of four.
Broomfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Broomfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Broomfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Broomfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Broomfield include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Broomfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.