Boulder, Colorado 

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Population

106,271

+9.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.6%

Median Income

$58,062

Median Home Price

$738,400

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. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Boulder, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town atmosphere
-Attractive downtown
-Educational attainment
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles

Local Listings in Boulder
 $2,900,000 
12286 Switzerland Trl
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 3480 SqFt
 $1,790,000 
5195 Idylwild Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 4822 SqFt
 $719,000 
3625 Cloverleaf Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2408 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Colorado
County: Boulder County
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
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 2.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boulder jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Boulder's cost of living is 86.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Boulder's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Boulder, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Boulder county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Boulder's population is 106,271 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Boulder is $738,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Boulder

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Reviews for Boulder   50 Reviews
Boulder has it all - 8/20/2019
Boulder is such a beautiful place to live. Nestled against the mountains, hiking is within biking distance. So many various shops, grocery stores, and restaurants to... Read More

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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

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


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80302 80304 80301 80303 80305 80310

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NEW LISTINGS IN BOULDER
$2,900,000
12286 Switzerland Trl
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$1,790,000
5195 Idylwild Trl
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$719,000
3625 Cloverleaf Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,497,000
1418 Sunshine Canyon Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$1,150,000
2575 Glenwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$779,900
219 Seminole Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,875,000
854 15th St
Bed 4 | Bath 6

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