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Overview
Population:297,218
Pop. Change:10%
State: Colorado
Metro Area:Boulder
County:Boulder County
City:Boulder, Longmont, ... 33 total
Zip Code:80501, 80503, ... 19 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Boulder's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Boulder County

As of 2014, Boulder County's population is 297,218 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 10.23 percent.

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The median home cost in Boulder County is $345,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 8.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Boulder County's cost of living is 31.40% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Boulder County public schools spend $12,060 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in Boulder County.

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The unemployment rate in Boulder County is 4.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boulder County jobs have Increased by 2.94 percent.


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Ranked #2 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Mid-Size Cities)
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Ranked #17 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #58 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Boulder County's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes