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Brookside, Colorado

Coordinates: 38°24′49″N 105°11′28″W / 38.413543°N 105.191060°W / 38.413543; -105.191060
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Brookside, Colorado
Entering from the east on Highway 115.
Entering from the east on Highway 115.
Location of the Town of Brookside in Fremont County, Colorado.
Location of the Town of Brookside in Fremont County, Colorado.
Brookside is located in the United States
Location of the Town of Brookside in the United States.
Coordinates: 38°24′49″N 105°11′28″W / 38.413543°N 105.191060°W / 38.413543; -105.191060[2]
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyFremont County[1]
 • TypeStatutory Town[1]
 • Total0.474 sq mi (1.227 km2)
 • Land0.474 sq mi (1.227 km2)
 • Water0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2)
Elevation5,381 ft (1,640 m)
 • Total236
 • Density498/sq mi (192/km2)
 • Metro
 • CSA
 • Front Range
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code719
FIPS code08-09115
GNIS feature ID2411733[4]

Brookside is a Statutory Town located in Fremont County, Colorado, United States.[1] The town population was 236 at the 2020 United States Census.[3]



At the 2020 United States Census, the town had a total area of 303 acres (1.227 km2), all of it land.[3]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census

Brookside is a part of the Cañon City, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 219 people, 85 households, and 62 families residing in the town. The population density was 507.5 inhabitants per square mile (195.9/km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 203.9 per square mile (78.7/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 65 or over.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Active Colorado Municipalities". Colorado Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved October 15, 2021.
  2. ^ "2014 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Places". United States Census Bureau. July 1, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d "Decennial Census P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data". United States Census Bureau, United States Department of Commerce. August 12, 2021. Retrieved September 7, 2021.
  4. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brookside, Colorado
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.

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