Boulder, Colorado 

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Population

107,349

29% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$58,062

Avg. Home Price

$639,300

Best Places to Live in Boulder, Colorado

College town / suburban complex - 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
Pros
-College-town atmosphere
-Attractive downtown
-Educational attainment
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles

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What Bert Has To Say About Boulder Metro Area

Boulder, home to the University of Colorado, is a lively and classic college town, with liberal politics, alternative social lifestyles and attitudes, and an assortment of trendy small businesses, restaurants, galleries, and entertainment venues. There is plenty to do in this bicycle-friendly town, which has a pedestrian mall downtown and outdoor recreation in the nearby mountains. The area has one of the highest combined 4-year and graduate degree attainment rates in the nation. There are some larger business and government research facilities adding to the area’s economy, and there is a sizeable high tech belt towards Denver.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: Boulder County
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
City: Boulder
Zip Codes: 80302 80304 80301 80303 80305 80310
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Boulder is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boulder jobs have increased by 0.78%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Boulder's cost of living is 78.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Boulder's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Boulder's population is 107,349 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.85%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Boulder is $639,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 34.85%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Boulder public schools spend $10,909 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.1 students per teacher in Boulder. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Boulder

It's a good time to buy in Boulder. Home Appreciation is up 9.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Boulder Real Estate.

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Reviews for Boulder    49 Reviews
Fake - 3/12/2017
Town of elitist snobs and good renters that eventually to leave because it is not affordable. The elitist are fake liberals. They will protest for better but never... (Read More)

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Yeah yeah - 7/29/2016
A lot of truths and a lot of misconceptions from what I've read so far. I came to Boulder two years ago from SW Florida. Here are my pro's and cons: Pro's: -... (Read More)

About rental properties: check to ensure everythin - 6/3/2014
The City of Boulder requires a rental license for rental properties. An inspection is required to obtain a rental license. However landlords must hire a third party... (Read More)

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80302 80304 80301 80303 80305 80310