Brookside is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 243 people and just one neighborhood, Brookside is the 220th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Brookside isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brookside are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brookside is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brookside who work in sales jobs (13.79%), teaching (12.07%) and maintenance occupations (10.34%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Brookside is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Brookside really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Brookside perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One of the benefits of Brookside is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.87 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small town, Brookside does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.