Boulder Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Boulder Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
105,673

Age

Under 5 Years:
2.9%
5 - 17:
9.5%
18 - 24:
30.0%
25 - 34:
16.8%
35 - 54:
20.6%
55 - 64:
8.9%
Over 65 Years:
11.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
24.4%
24.4%
High School Graduates
96.9%
96.9%
College Graduated
76.0%
76.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Boulder
$44,942
$44,942
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Boulder
$69,520
$69,520
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
20.4%

Employment Industries in Boulder

 
Education
19.1%
19.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
17.3%
17.3%
Healthcare
9.9%
9.9%
Accommodation
9.7%
9.7%
Retail
9.3%
9.3%
Manufacturing
6.3%
6.3%
Other
4.3%
4.3%
Arts
4.0%
4.0%
Information Technology
3.5%
3.5%
Public Service
3.1%
3.1%
Administration
2.5%
2.5%
Construction
2.4%
2.4%
Finance
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
79.6%
79.6%
Black Or African American
1.1%
1.1%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
5.8%
5.8%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.6%
3.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
9.7%
9.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
17.4%
17.4%
Irish
12.1%
12.1%
English
10.5%
10.5%
Italian
6.0%
6.0%
European
4.0%
4.0%
Polish
3.5%
3.5%
Scottish
3.2%
3.2%
Norwegian
2.7%
2.7%
French
2.6%
2.6%
Swedish
2.3%
2.3%
Russian
2.0%
2.0%
British
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.3%
1.3%
Scots-Irish
1.1%
1.1%
Czech
1.0%
1.0%
Welsh
1.0%
1.0%
Eastern European
1.0%
1.0%
Hungarian
0.8%
0.8%
French Canadian
0.8%
0.8%
Scandinavian
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
84.7%
84.7%
Spanish
6.0%
6.0%
Chinese
2.2%
2.2%
German/Yiddish
1.1%
1.1%
French
0.8%
0.8%
Korean
0.7%
0.7%
Langs. of India
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Persian
0.3%
0.3%
African languages
0.3%
0.3%
West Germanic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Japanese
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Boulder Residents:
11.0%