Poverty in Broomfield, Colorado

What is the poverty rate in Broomfield, Colorado?
The poverty rate in Broomfield is 5.2%. One out of every 19.1 residents of Broomfield lives in poverty.

How many people in Broomfield, Colorado live in poverty?
3,340 of 63,911 Broomfield residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Broomfield compare to the rest of Colorado?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Colorado is 11.5%, meaning Broomfield has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Colorado.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Historical Broomfield, Colorado Poverty Rate

Broomfield, Colorado Historical Poverty Rate
Year Poverty Rate YoY % Change National

2015

4.6% 14.7%

2016

8.5% 85.0% 14.0%

2017

4.7% 82.0% 13.4%
Source: 2010-2017 ACS 1 Year

Broomfield, Colorado Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Asian

4,163

5.4% 11.9% 6.5%

Other

1,395

10.9% 23.8% 2.2%

Two Or More Races

2,302

5.1% 18.4% 3.6%

White

49,664

5.0% 10.3% 77.3%

Hispanic

7,643

6.9% 22.2% 11.9%

What's the Poverty Rate in Broomfield, Colorado By Race?

5.4% of Asian residents of Broomfield, Colorado live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of asian residents in Broomfield, Colorado is dramatically lower than the national average of 11.9%. 225 of 4,163 asian Coloradans live below the poverty line. Approximately 6.5% of the total population of Broomfield, Colorado are asian.

5.0% of White residents of Broomfield, Colorado live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Broomfield, Colorado is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 2,497 of 49,664 white Coloradans live below the poverty line. Approximately 77.3% of the total population of Broomfield, Colorado are white.

6.9% of Hispanic residents of Broomfield, Colorado live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Broomfield, Colorado is dramatically lower than the national average of 22.2%. 524 of 7,643 hispanic Coloradans live below the poverty line. Approximately 11.9% of the total population of Broomfield, Colorado are hispanic.

Broomfield, Colorado Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Broomfield, Colorado?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Broomfield, Colorado is 4.1%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Broomfield, Colorado is 6.3%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Broomfield, Colorado

Female residents of Broomfield, Colorado are dramatically(53%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

1,306 of 31,747 males in Broomfield live below the poverty line.

2,034 of 32,164 females in Broomfield live below the poverty line.

Broomfield, Colorado Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Broomfield can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Broomfield, Colorado have a Poverty Rate of 8.2%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Broomfield, Colorado have a Poverty Rate of 4.2%.

Poverty for younger ages in Broomfield is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Broomfield, Colorado have a Poverty Rate of 2.9%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Broomfield, Colorado have a Poverty Rate of 4.0%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Broomfield can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Broomfield, Colorado have a Poverty Rate of 4.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Broomfield, Colorado have a Poverty Rate of 8.5%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Broomfield, Colorado have a Poverty Rate of 18.5%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Broomfield, Colorado have a Poverty Rate of 16.9%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Broomfield, Colorado Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Broomfield, Colorado?

Broomfield, Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Broomfield, Colorado Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

3.7%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

4.8%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

5.4%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

5.4%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

4.8%

75 to 84 Years Old

8.7%

Over 85 Years Old

4.4%

Broomfield, Colorado Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Broomfield, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Broomfield, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 5.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Broomfield, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 6.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Broomfield, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Broomfield, Colorado have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 57,655 residents of Broomfield, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 2,966 (5.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 374 (6.0%) of 6,256 residents of Broomfield, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Broomfield, Colorado

The poverty rate in Broomfield is 5.2%.
Broomfield is in Broomfield County.
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