Boulder, Colorado 

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Economy in Boulder, Colorado

Boulder has an unemployment rate of 5.1%. The US average is 6.0%.

Boulder has seen the job market increase by 2.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 44.4%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Boulder
- The Sales Tax Rate for Boulder is 8.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Boulder is 4.6%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Boulder
- The average income of a Boulder resident is $37,406 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Boulder resident is $58,062 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYBoulder, ColoradoUnited States
  5.1%6.0%
  -5.3%-6.2%
  44.4%33.5%
  8.8%6.2%
  4.6%4.6%
  $40,895$31,177
  $64,183$57,652
  $111,044$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.3%1.3%
  0.3%0.6%
  2.9%6.2%
  6.2%10.4%
  1.5%2.7%
  10.1%11.6%
  1.0%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  3.2%2.1%
  2.1%4.7%
  2.4%1.9%
  17.6%6.7%
  0.2%0.1%
  2.4%4.3%
  18.2%9.3%
  8.8%13.8%
  3.8%2.2%
  10.4%7.4%
  5.6%4.9%
  2.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Boulder    55 Reviews
    Expensive and requires liking a unique culture - 6/29/2021
    Outside of the university, Boulder had a very distinctive "wealthy hippy" feel. A lot of alternative medicine and a matching ethos. This is changing some among my... Read More

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    I love it here! Such a beautiful and friendly city - 11/5/2020
    We moved here from Texas about 4 years ago and love it here! The amazing sense of community and high regard for the environment are two of the main reasons we love... Read More

    Snob says it's ok - 9/18/2020
    Most people do much worse than Boulder. I'm the most critical person I've ever met who is never happy or satisfied -- so that's a pretty huge compliment. ... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN BOULDER, COLORADO
    80302 80304 80301 80303 80305 80310

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