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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
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: Boulder County
Metro Area: Boulder
City: Boulder, Longmont, 31 total
Zip Codes: 80501, 80503, 80027, 80302, 80026, 80304, 80301, 80303, 80516, 80305, 19 total
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Boulder County is 3.40% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boulder County jobs have increased by 0.78%. Learn More...
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. Learn More... or Compare Boulder County's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Boulder County's population is 319,372 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 52.87%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Boulder County is $458,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 26.57%. 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. Learn More...

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