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Broomfield, Colorado

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Broomfield is a city that is coextensive with Broomfield County, ColoradoTemplate:GR and is a suburb of the city of Denver. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 38,272.

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History

The municipality of Broomfield was incorporated in 1961. Broomfield County was created on November 15, 2001, out of portions of Adams, Boulder, Jefferson and Weld counties

Geography

Broomfield is located at 39°55'55" North, 105°3'57" West (39.931817, -105.065919)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 71.1 km² (27.5 mi²). 70.2 km² (27.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.24% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 38,272 people, 13,842 households, and 10,270 families residing in the city. The population density is 545.1/km² (1,411.6/mi²). There are 14,322 housing units at an average density of 204.0/km² (528.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 88.62% White, 0.92% African American, 0.61% Native American, 4.14% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.21% from other races, and 2.45% from two or more races. 9.07% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,842 households out of which 41.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% are married couples living together, 8.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% are non-families. 19.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.76 and the average family size is 3.19.

In the city the population is spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 36.3% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $63,903, and the median income for a family is $70,551. Males have a median income of $49,732 versus $31,864 for females. The per capita income for the city is $26,488. 4.2% of the population and 2.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.3% of those under the age of 18 and 6.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

2005 Election

Mayoral Candidates

Council Members

1 – Incumbent

Government

Executive Officials

  • Mayor – Karen Stuart (Term Expires 2005)
  • Mayor Pro-Tem – Clark Griep (Term Expires 2005)

Council Members

  • Ward 1
    • Steve Kaverman (Term Expires 2007)
    • Gary Brosz (Term Expires 2005)
  • Ward 2
    • Lori Cox (Term Expires 2007)
    • Clark Griep (Term Expires 2005)
  • Ward 3
    • Vincent Buzek (Term Expires 2007)
    • Bette Erickson (Term Expires 2005)
  • Ward 4
    • Walt Spader (Term Expires 2007)
    • Randy Ahrens (Term Expires 2005)
  • Ward 5
    • Linda Reynolds (Term Expires 2007)
    • Ralph Johnson (Term Expires 2005)

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