Boulder, CO

108,108 Population
24.8 square miles 4,350.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.0%
was 2.0%
Ranked 12th Highest in CO
Population Density
4,350.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
26.0%
was 27.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
11.9%
was 12.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in CO
Percent Under 18
12.6%
was 11.5%
Ranked 16th Highest in CO
Percent 65 and Over
9.8%
was 12.1%
Ranked 15th Highest in CO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.4
was 3.1
Ranked 1st Lowest in CO
Percent Living in Poverty
19.3%
was 20.5%
Ranked 15th Lowest in CO
Median Household Income
$60,569
was $58,547
Ranked 8th Highest in CO
Gini Income Distribution
 
52.9
51
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
207.8
was 212.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,644.6
was 2,866.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
43,542
was 46,289
Ranked 10th Highest in CO
Median Rent
$1,436
was $1,394
Ranked 4th Highest in CO
Total Building Permits
878
was 415
 
Occupied Housing Units
40,031
was 43,447
 
Homeownership Rate
52.2%
was 46.8%
Ranked 15th Highest in CO
Single Family Building Permits
89
was 59
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,752.9
was 1,861.9
Ranked 2nd Highest in CO
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.5%
was 10.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CO
Multifamily Building Permits
789
was 356
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.2
Ranked 14th Highest in CO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
19.9
was 9.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
8.5
was 4.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.2%
was 99.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 100%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.4%
was 95.8%
Ranked 5th Highest in CO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
73.0%
was 73.0%
Ranked 1st Highest in CO

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