Boulder, CO

107,342 Population
24.8 square miles 4,229.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.0%
was 2.0%
Ranked 11th Highest in CO
Population Density
4,229.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
27.5%
was 28.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.1%
was 9.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in CO
Percent Under 18
11.5%
was 14.2%
Ranked 16th Highest in CO
Percent 65 and Over
12.1%
was 10.0%
Ranked 11th Highest in CO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
1.9
was 3.1
Ranked 1st Lowest in CO
Percent Living in Poverty
20.5%
was 21.1%
Ranked 15th Lowest in CO
Median Household Income
$58,547
was $57,428
Ranked 11th Highest in CO
Gini Income Distribution
 
51
53.7
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
46,289
was 44,051
Ranked 9th Highest in CO
Median Rent
$1,394
was $1,213
Ranked 4th Highest in CO
Total Building Permits
878
was 415
 
Occupied Housing Units
43,447
was 42,307
 
Homeownership Rate
46.8%
was 47.6%
Ranked 16th Highest in CO
Single Family Building Permits
89
was 59
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,861.9
was 1,772.8
Ranked 2nd Highest in CO
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.9%
was 7.3%
Ranked 7th Highest in CO
Multifamily Building Permits
789
was 356
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 16th 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
99.1%
was 92.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.8%
was 96.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in CO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
73.0%
was 75.0%
Ranked 1st Highest in CO

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