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.
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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Boulder City who work in office and administrative support (15.79%), sales jobs (9.96%), and food service (8.73%).
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 population of Boulder City overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Boulder City, 24.17% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Boulder City in 2010 was $31,369, which is wealthy relative to Nevada, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,476 for a family of four. However, Boulder City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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.