Boulder County, Colorado 

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Population

316,782

+9.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$69,407

Median Home Price

$536,800

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Best Places to Live in Boulder County, Colorado

College town / suburban complex - 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in Boulder County, 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
 $2,697,000 
310 Linden Ave
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 1038 SqFt
 $3,950,000 
2205 Topaz Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 8 | 6468 SqFt
 $575,000 
1045 Champion Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3431 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
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Boulder, Longmont, 31 total
Zip Codes: 80501, 80503, 80027, 80026, 80302, 80304, 80301, 80516, 80303, 80305, 19 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Boulder County is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boulder County jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Boulder County's cost of living is 41.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Boulder County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and September are the most pleasant months in Boulder County, 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 County's population is 316,782 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Boulder County is $536,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%. Check out the homes in the area

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. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN BOULDER COUNTY, COLORADO
80501, 80503, 80027, 80026, 80302, 80304, 80301, 80516, 80303, 80305, 19 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN BOULDER
$2,697,000
310 Linden Ave
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$3,950,000
2205 Topaz Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 8

$575,000
1045 Champion Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$875,000
1670 Lost Angel Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$419,900
842 E 5th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$450,000
1411 Bluemoon Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$949,000
1396 Northridge Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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