Boulder Metro Area, Colorado 

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Population

316,782

+9.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.4%

Median Income

$69,407

Median Home Price

$536,800

United States / Colorado / Boulder Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Boulder Metro Area, 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 the Boulder metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Boulder, CO Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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

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Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: Boulder
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Boulder, Longmont, 33 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 Metro Area is 2.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boulder Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

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

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Boulder metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Boulder Metro Area'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 Metro Area is Real Estate: $536,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.

SCHOOLS
Boulder Metro Area public schools spend $10,531 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18 students per teacher in Boulder Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Boulder

It's a good time to buy in Boulder. Home Appreciation is up 6.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Boulder is $536,800.

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

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