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Broomfield, CO 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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Broomfield is a city in Colorado located within the Denver metropolitan area. Though many may not consider a Broomfield, CO active adult community for retirement, the area has become an increasingly popular destination for 55+ homebuyers. There is a wide range of neighborhoods that offer indoor and outdoor amenities near top-notch recreational opportunities.

A close proximity to Denver and Boulder is ideal for both working adults and retirees looking for outdoor adventures. Popular active adult homebuilders, like Del Webb, have listened to the needs of their customers and are developing 55+ communities in Broomfield. Whether looking for a new or resale home, homebuyers can select a low-maintenance residence in a private neighborhood setting.

Climate & Geography

Compared to the rest of the United States, Broomfield active adult neighborhoods see less rainfall but more snowfall per year. On average, Broomfield sees 14.3 inches of rain and 43 inches of snow annually. The average high in July is 89 degrees and average low in January is 19.2 degrees. Broomfield has a comfortable climate with distinct seasons and 248 sunny days per year.

In terms of geography, age-restricted communities in Broomfield are situated in Broomfield County, the smallest county by area in Colorado, just 13 miles northwest of Denver. Broomfield is a Denver suburb that encompasses a total area of 33.6 square miles. Adjacent counties include Weld County to the northeast, Adams County southeast, Jefferson County southwest, and Boulder County northwest. The highest point of elevation sits at 5,865 feet and the lowest is 5,096 feet.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Broomfield is a recreational paradise with about 16 acres of outdoor recreation for every 1,000 citizens. Purchasing an active adult home in Broomfield, CO means living near 66 miles of trails, 700 acres of developed parks, and 45 playgrounds. Park amenities include everything from barbeque and picnic areas, athletic fields, and open space. Some popular recreational attractions include the Paul Derda Recreation Center, Broomfield Bay Water Park, Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club, and Eagle Trace Golf Club.

Learning about Broomfield s 100 years of history and overall educational opportunities are easily available at both the Broomfield Depot Museum and Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum. Popular landmarks in Broomfield include a 9/11 Memorial in Broomfield s Community Park, the Brunner Farmhouse and Gardens, and public art projects throughout the city. Additionally, 1stBank Center hosts an array of concerts, sporting events, and other entertainment functions.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living in a Broomfield active retirement community is higher than the national average. Depending on the location of the sale, there are three sales tax rates in Broomfield. About 1,200 properties in Broomfield qualify for a senior exemption. The state of Colorado taxes a flat rate of 4.63% on income.


There are 33 hospitals in or near Broomfield. Residents of 55+ communities in Broomfield can rest assured that they re located near a quality healthcare professional. The University of Colorado Hospital, Porter Adventist Hospital, and Craig Hospital are three nationally ranked hospitals in the metro area. 55+ active adults in Broomfield enjoy living in a city that promotes healthy lifestyles in a healthy environment.