Boulder Creek, California 

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Population

4,359

-19.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$79,392

Median Home Price

$603,000

Best Places to Live in Boulder Creek, California

Beach town complex / Small town - Northern California on Pacific coast, 60 miles south of San Francisco. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Boulder Creek, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Outdoor recreation
Year-round climate
Educational attainment
Cons
Tourist impact
Healthcare
Cost of living
 $690,000 
630 Manzanita Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1440 SqFt
 $285,000 
13550 Bear Creek Rd Unit 14
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 650 SqFt
 $599,000 
14680 Bear Creek Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2784 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Santa Cruz-Watsonville Metro Area

Santa Cruz, a colorful mix of college town, beach town, and cultural center, is an attraction for hippies, yuppies and families alike. The city is famous for its boardwalk, wide sandy beaches and beach amusements. Watsonville is an agricultural center inland, and Soquel and Capitola to the south are more sedate but very attractive beach towns. The University of California at Santa Cruz brings some college life, and the population in general is highly educated. Excellent outdoor recreation is available just to the north in the coastal forests and state parks of the Santa Cruz Mountains.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Boulder Creek
Zip Codes: 95006
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 100 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Boulder Creek is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boulder Creek jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Boulder Creek's cost of living is 57.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Boulder Creek's Cost of Living

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

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

POPULATION
Boulder Creek's population is 4,359 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 19.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 36.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Boulder Creek is $603,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Boulder Creek public schools spend $5,595 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.4 students per teacher in Boulder Creek. More Education



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Reviews for Boulder Creek   3 Reviews
Through the roof - 6/24/2009
even with Prop 13 property taxes are high. My taxes have incresed from $1200 a year in 1990 to over $8000 a year now. Coffee is $1.50 a cup. Milk $3.50 a... Read More

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Boulder Creek California-Nestled in the Santa Cruz - 3/6/2008
A wonderful place if you love the forest. Plenty of activities, camping,hiking,fishing and mountain dining. Very close to Santa Cruz beaches, restaurants, entertainment... Read More

Best weather! - 3/24/2007
Boulder Creek, CA is in the Santa Cruz mountains near San Jose, CA. It is a beautiful, woodsy mountain area with wonderful climate. It's hard to believe that the overly... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN BOULDER CREEK
$690,000
630 Manzanita Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$285,000
13550 Bear Creek Rd Unit 14
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$599,000
14680 Bear Creek Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$815,000
285 W Hilton Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$575,000
14555 W Park Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$900,000
12057 Highway 9
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$749,000
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Bed 2 | Bath 2

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