Most Expensive Boulder Neighborhoods
Boulder is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 105,112 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Boulder is the 11th largest community in Colorado.
Boulder home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Boulder real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Boulder is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Boulder is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Boulder who work in management occupations (12.27%), teaching (11.42%) and sales jobs (11.42%).
Also of interest is that Boulder has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Boulder is also a city of artists. Boulder has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Boulder’s character.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Boulder has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.39% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Boulder is a nice balance between life in a moderately big city and the interesting diversions and culture that come from having a big college student population. The thousands of students who arrive on campus every fall will find that Boulder has plenty of amenities and opportunities for them, while residents of Boulder enjoy the lectures, music, art, and economic trickle-down that colleges typically provide. "Town and Gown" complement each other in Boulder.
Not only is Boulder a city with many college students, but it also retains many recent graduates who are looking to start new careers, shaping the character of the city into a place that is geared toward, and considered attractive to, many single, educated people. Many singles consider Boulder a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Boulder is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Boulder area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Boulder. 71.47% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Boulder in 2010 was $37,406, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,624 for a family of four. However, Boulder contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Boulder home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boulder residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Boulder include German, Irish, English, Italian, French and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Boulder is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||41,687|
|BOULDER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||43.82%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||56.18%|
|TYPE OF BOULDER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||41.98%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.92%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.31%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||37.93%|
|SIZE OF BOULDER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.43%|
|AGE OF BOULDER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.20%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||49.83%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||30.29%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.68%|
|BOULDER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$695,735|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,725|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $71,000||5.70%|
|$71,001 - $142,000||1.30%|
|$142,001 - $284,000||7.97%|
|$284,001 - $426,000||8.37%|
|$426,001 - $569,000||12.51%|
|$569,001 - $711,000||14.29%|
|$711,001 - $1,066,000||28.44%|
|$1,066,001 - $1,422,000||12.38%|
|PEOPLE OF BOULDER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.95%|
|5 TO 17||9.84%|
|18 TO 24||29.92%|
|25 TO 34||15.92%|
|35 TO 54||21.64%|
|55 TO 64||9.03%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.69%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.56%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$58,062|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$37,406|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||23.16%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (18.47%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (17.55%)
Information Technology (2.88%)
Public Service (2.66%)
Real estate (2.33%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.02%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.25%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.04%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.45%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.10%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||8.89%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (22.15%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.75%)
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