Broomfield, Colorado Population 2021

72,747
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Broomfield is a city located in Boulder County and Jefferson County Colorado. With a 2020 population of 72,747, it is the 16th largest city in Colorado and the 503rd largest city in the United States . Broomfield is currently growing at a rate of 1.59% annually and its population has increased by 30.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 55,889 in 2010. Broomfield reached it's highest population of 72,747 in 2021. Spanning over 34 miles, Broomfield has a population density of 2,204 people per square mile.

The average household income in Broomfield is $124,778 with a poverty rate of 5.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,679 per month, and the median house value is $413,500. The median age in Broomfield is 37.8 years, 36.7 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Broomfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Broomfield was:

  • White: 86.29%
  • Asian: 6.51%
  • Two or more races: 3.60%
  • Other race: 1.87%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Broomfield, Colorado is 72,747 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 69,324.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 55,889.

Broomfield, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58,57986.29%
Asian4,4206.51%
Two or More Races2,4433.60%
Some Other Race1,2711.87%
Black or African American8751.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native2980.44%
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Broomfield Population by Race

Broomfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Broomfield Median Age

37.8


Total

36.7


Male

38.9


Female

Broomfield Adults

There are 52,145 adults, (9,026 of whom are seniors) in Broomfield.

Broomfield Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Broomfield Sex Ratio

Female

34,069

50.19%

Male

33,817

49.81%

Broomfield Population by Age

Broomfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Broomfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All65.2%34.8%
Female50.9%49.1%
Male47.1%52.9%
Non Family44.1%55.9%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Broomfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,4702.4665.2
Married15,0843.1281.5
Non Family9,5391.3144.1
Female1,8972.8750.9
Male9502.7547.1

3.01

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Broomfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4881.04%
9th to 12th Grade9512.02%
High School Graduate6,79314.46%
Some College8,29517.65%
Associates Degree4,2679.08%
Bachelors Degree16,20634.49%
Graduate Degree9,99221.26%
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Broomfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Broomfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37,59437,01421,729
Hispanic4,7834,0461,560
Asian3,0652,9592,079
2+ Races1,004956489
Other Race731422160
Black661640275
Native American20219489

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.83%.

Broomfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,921$71,481$48,034
Less Than 9th Grade$30,854$42,500$16,549
High School Graduate$40,732$47,257$32,182
Some College$45,990$53,309$38,750
Bachelors Degree$67,380$84,384$53,033
Graduate Degree$84,695$102,426$66,667

$57,921

Average Earnings

$71,481

Average Male

$48,034

Average Female

Broomfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Broomfield Language by Age

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Broomfield Language

87.80% of Broomfield residents speak only English, while 12.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.13% of the population.

Broomfield Language

Broomfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White51,8472,6205.05%
Hispanic8,3648309.92%
Asian4,4101834.15%
Other1,25915111.99%
Multiple2,4301054.32%
Black870627.13%
Native293186.14%

5.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.59%

Male Poverty Rate

6.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Broomfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Broomfield is Other, with 11.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Broomfield is Asian, with 4.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.17%.

Broomfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.13%
High School7.57%
Some College4.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Broomfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.38%
Male Unemployed16.69%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed2.30%

Broomfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Broomfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,416$124,778
Families$119,017$148,564
Married Families$131,377$161,607
Non Families$57,973$75,586
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Income by Household Type

Broomfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Broomfield Married by Age and Sex

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Broomfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Broomfield Marital Status by Race

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Broomfield Marital Status

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4,168

Number of Veterans

3,865

Male Veterans

303

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,245
First Gulf War1,116
Second Gulf War1,082
Korea225
World War II115

Broomfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,288
65 to 741,023
75+820
55 to 64527
18 to 34510

Broomfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8138.37%
Hispanic3986.92%
2+ Races13210.64%
Black7811.22%
Asian671.97%
Native American4315.52%
Other Race353.62%

Broomfield Veterans by Race

Broomfield Veterans by Education

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4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Broomfield Veterans by Education

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73.4%

Labor Force Participation

71.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Broomfield Employment by Age

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Broomfield Employment by Race

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Broomfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.11%

Born in Broomfield

91.08%

Native Born

8.92%

Foreign Born

3.66%

Non Citizen

5.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.08% of Broomfield residents were born in the United States, with 39.11% having been born in Colorado. 3.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Broomfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202172,7471,1411.59%
202071,6061,1411.62%
201970,4651,1411.65%
201869,3241,0611.55%
201768,2631,7502.63%
201666,5131,6472.54%
201564,8663,1025.02%
201461,7641,6152.68%
201360,1491,1782.00%
201258,9711,4782.57%
201157,4931,2672.25%
201056,22617,9543.92%
200038,27213,6344.50%
199024,6383,9081.74%
198020,73013,46911.06%
19707,2612,7614.90%
19604,5004,30016.84%
19402000.00%

Broomfield Population by Year