Boulder, Colorado 

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Economy in Boulder, Colorado

Boulder has an unemployment rate of 3.3%. The US average is 5.2%.

Boulder has seen the job market increase by 0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.3%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Boulder
- The Sales Tax Rate for Boulder is 8.8%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Boulder is 4.6%. The US average is 4.6%.

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

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  ECONOMYBoulder, ColoradoUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.3%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.8%1.6%
  Future Job Growth38.3%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.8%6.0%
  Income Taxes4.6%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$37,406$28,555
  Household Income$58,062$53,482
  Family Median Income$102,623$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.3%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.3%0.6%
  Construction2.9%6.2%
  Manufacturing6.2%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.5%2.7%
  Retail trade10.1%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing1.0%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information3.2%2.1%
  Finance and insurance2.1%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.4%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services17.6%6.7%
  Management of companies0.2%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs2.4%4.3%
  Educational services18.2%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance8.8%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation3.8%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services10.4%7.4%
  Other services5.6%4.9%
  Public administration0.024570.04801
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    Reviews for Boulder    49 Reviews
    Fake - 3/12/2017
    Town of elitist snobs and good renters that eventually to leave because it is not affordable. The elitist are fake liberals. They will protest for better but never... Read More

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    Yeah yeah - 7/29/2016
    A lot of truths and a lot of misconceptions from what I've read so far. I came to Boulder two years ago from SW Florida. Here are my pro's and cons: Pro's: -... Read More

    About rental properties: check to ensure everythin - 6/3/2014
    The City of Boulder requires a rental license for rental properties. An inspection is required to obtain a rental license. However landlords must hire a third party... Read More


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