Boulder City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 15,551 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Boulder City is the 12th largest community in Nevada.
Boulder City home prices are not only among the most expensive in Nevada, but Boulder City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Boulder City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boulder City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Boulder City who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), food service (10.61%), and sales jobs (9.59%).
Of important note, Boulder City is also a city of artists. Boulder City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Boulder City’s character.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Boulder City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Boulder City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The percentage of people in Boulder City who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.44% of adults in Boulder City have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Boulder City in 2010 was $31,862, which is wealthy relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,448 for a family of four. However, Boulder City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Boulder City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Boulder City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boulder City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Boulder City include English, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Boulder City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.