Brookside, Colorado

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Town of Brookside, Colorado
Entering from the east on Highway 115.
Entering from the east on Highway 115.
Location of Brookside in Fremont County, Colorado.
Location of Brookside in Fremont County, Colorado.
Coordinates: 38°24′49″N 105°11′28″W / 38.413543°N 105.191060°W / 38.413543; -105.191060Coordinates: 38°24′49″N 105°11′28″W / 38.413543°N 105.191060°W / 38.413543; -105.191060[2]
Country United States
State State of Colorado
CountyFremont County[1]
Government
 • TypeStatutory Town[1]
Area
 • Total0.47 sq mi (1.20 km2)
 • Land0.47 sq mi (1.20 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation5,344 ft (1,629 m)
Population
 • Total233
 • Estimate 
(2016)[5]
254
 • Density546.24/sq mi (210.95/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)719
FIPS code08-09115
GNIS feature ID0192018

The Town of Brookside is a Statutory Town in Fremont County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 233 at the 2010 United States Census.

Geography[edit]

Brookside is located at 38°24′49″N 105°11′27″W / 38.41361°N 105.19083°W / 38.41361; -105.19083 (38.413513, -105.190734).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920202
1930198−2.0%
1940196−1.0%
1950175−10.7%
1960163−6.9%
19701736.1%
19801782.9%
19901832.8%
200021919.7%
20102336.4%
Est. 2016254[5]9.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 219 people, 85 households, and 62 families residing in the town. The population density was 507.5 people per square mile (196.6/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 203.9 per square mile (79.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.35% White, 0.46% Native American, 0.46% from other races, and 2.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.96% of the population.

There were 85 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,688, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,841. About 13.8% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.6% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Archived from the original on 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2007-09-01.
  2. ^ "2014 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Places". United States Census Bureau. July 1, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  3. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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