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Pros

-College-town atmosphere
-Attractive downtown
-Educational attainment

Cons

-Cost of living and housing
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles


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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Highlights


  • Location: 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
  • Country: United States
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Boulder County
  • Metro Area: Boulder

Quick Facts About Boulder


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Boulder County is 3.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boulder County jobs have Increased by 0.78 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Boulder County's cost of living is 46.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Boulder County's population is 319,372 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 52.87 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Boulder County is $458,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 26.57 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Boulder County public schools spend $10,531 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 26.8 students per teacher in Boulder County.

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