About Broomfield



Living Here

Broomfield is a city and county with a strong sense of unity, pride and identity. Our community is planned with a balance of residential and commercial land use, with generous open space, parks and natural areas. Our residents enjoy a full array of employment, recreational opportunities and human services.

Broomfield boasts an exceptional school system, with both public and private offerings, that combine the latest in education's creative and innovative teaching methods. Within the Broomfield community, residents are served by the Boulder Valley School District, Adams 12 Five Star School District, Weld County School District, Jefferson County School District, Brighton School District, and St. Vrain School District. View a map of the school boundaries.

Broomfield offers a variety of housing options from affordable starter homes to million dollar executive mansions and mid-level upscale custom homes, townhomes and condos, to high-end apartments and affordable rentals. Take a look at some of of Broomfield's residential districts. View a map of Broomfield subdivisions.

We are a community connected. Connected by our residents, over 8,000 acres of private and public open lands, high speed internet, global companies, and a multimodal transportation network, Broomfield offers access to Denver, Boulder and the world.

New Resident Information

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Broomfield by the Numbers 

Founded: 1877
Incorporated: 1961
Home Rule Charter Adopted: 1974
Became a City and County: November 15, 2001
Population: 72,783
Size: 34 square miles
Elevation: 5,344 feet
Miles of Streets: 200 miles
Miles of bike and walking trails: 290 miles 
Number of Parks: 63

Mission Statement 

Working in partnership with the community, the City and County of Broomfield provides excellent services in an efficient, respectful, and courteous manner to enhance and protect the environment and quality of life of Broomfield residents.