The City and County of Broomfield is a prominent suburb and tier of the Denver metropolitan area in the State of Colorado of the United States. Broomfield has a consolidated city and county government which operates under Article XX, Sections 10-13 of the Constitution of the State of Colorado. The United States Census Bureau records stated that the population was 55,889 on April 1, 2010. Broomfield is the 16th most populous city and the 16th most populous county in Colorado. Broomfield is a part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area.More
In the 1990s, Broomfield and other area suburbs experienced tremendous economic growth, much of it focused in technology. According to the Broomfield Economic Development Corporation website, Broomfield's top three employers are Oracle Corporation (formerly Sun Microsystems, Inc.) with 3,387 employees, Level 3 Communications with 2,400 employees and Staples, Inc. (formerly Corporate Express) with 1,000 employees.More
Since Broomfield used to be divided among four counties, students living in the city were serviced by the appropriate school for their county. Even though the city is now united within one county, students attend the same schools they would have attended if county boundaries had remained the same.
The main school districts in Broomfield are Adams Twelve Five Star Schools and Boulder Valley School District.More