Living in Broomfield Colorado
Living in Broomfield puts you in a prime location. Situated in the north metro area between Denver and Boulder along U.S. 36 up to the north I-25 corridor, beyond Colorado 7, our city is only a short 20-minute drive to both Denver and Boulder, and less than 40 minutes to Denver International Airport.
Why Living in Broomfield is Right for You!
In 2015, the number of new businesses opening in Broomfield increased by nearly 10% year-over-year. Since then, the local economy has remained strong with unemployment hovering around 3 percent — well below the national average.
With businesses flocking to the 960-acre Interlocken Advanced Technology Environment business park, the outlook for the future is brighter than ever. Level 3 Communications and Vail Resorts are just a couple of the top employers offering excellent career opportunities. The job market is just one of the factors attracting new residents to Broomfield, Colorado.
There are excellent schools in the area, with both public and private options open to parents. Some of the top schools located in Broomfield include:
Meridian Elementary School | K-5 | Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District
Jefferson Charter Academy Senior High School | 9-12 | Jefferson County R-1 School District
Aspen Creek K-8 School | PK-8 | Boulder Valley Re 2 School District
With CU, Metro State College, and Front Range Community College all within convenient commuting distance, there are plenty of options for residents interested in higher education.
Things to Do
The city of Broomfield has a major project underway that will have a big impact on the downtown area. The mixed-use Civic Center plan will create a park-like setting for with unique attractions including locally-owned eateries and retail boutiques, office space, and residential dwellings. Broomfield residents already have thousands of acres of open space and hundreds of miles of trails to explore. There are currently 63 parks boasting amenities like therapeutic sensory playgrounds, tennis courts, baseball, softball, and soccer fields, park shelters for fun family gatherings, and more. Throughout the city, strategically placed public art offers places for people to sit and enjoy Broomfield’s exciting natural environment. Outdoor concerts and cultural activities abound in the summer. Recreational fun for the whole family is right here, too. There’s golf, swimming, parks, baseball fields, tennis courts, soccer and football fields, open space and jogging trails along with a premier, state-of-the-art recreation center, and skate- and marine parks.
Homes for Sale in Broomfield
Broomfield is a city of neighborhoods. The “hometown” feel they create spills over everywhere in town. Housing opportunities run the gamut 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.
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