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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Boulder is 10% less densely populated than Portland.
People are 25.6% more likely to be married in Portland.
The Median Age is 8.1 years younger in Boulder.

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PEOPLE
 Boulder, COPortland, ORUnited States
 Population107,349632,309321,418,820
 Population - 201097,050566,686308,745,538
 Population - 200094,673529,121285,036,114
 Population - 199083,312437,319251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now28.85%44.59%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now13.39%19.50%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,3204,73891
 Land Area251333,531,905
 Water Area112264,837
 Median Age28.336.437.4
 Female Population48.56%50.64%50.81%
 Male Population51.44%49.36%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Boulder, COPortland, ORUnited States
 Age 0 to 43.95%5.88%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.01%5.43%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.70%4.65%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.13%2.83%4.03%
 Age 18 to 2014.44%3.35%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2415.48%5.73%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.92%19.50%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.32%16.54%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5410.32%13.00%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.95%6.36%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.09%5.78%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.37%6.19%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.54%3.01%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.79%1.77%1.85%
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 RACE
 Boulder, COPortland, ORUnited States
 White82.66%71.79%62.77%
 Black0.90%5.92%12.24%
 Asian4.67%7.45%4.95%
 Native American0.11%0.61%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.51%0.16%
 Other0.14%0.22%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.59%3.87%2.13%
 Hispanic8.89%9.64%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic91.11%90.36%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Boulder, COPortland, ORUnited States
 Households41,687252,185116,211,000
 Family Households17,717129,68476,958,100
 Non Family Households23,970122,50139,253,000
 Household Size2.232.332.63
 Married Population33.93%42.62%50.58%
 Single Population66.07%57.38%49.42%
 Now Married33.09%40.84%48.41%
 Married but Separated0.84%1.78%2.17%
 Never Married55.25%40.30%32.55%
 Widowed2.88%4.37%5.95%
 Divorced7.94%12.72%10.92%
 Married, w/children33.78%31.75%31.68%
 Married, no children45.60%41.53%41.44%
 Single, w/children12.15%16.31%16.94%
 Single, no children8.47%10.41%9.95%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Boulder

re: Boulder has NO MANNERS!!! - 3/3/2011: I definitely catch your drift about the self-absorbed stuff, but isn't all of liberal America pretty much that way. I think Boulderites are for the most part very nice... (read more)

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