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Boulder County
  • County in Colorado

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade A

editorial

Boulder County is located in Colorado with a population of 328,658. Boulder County is one of the best places to live in Colorado. In Boulder County, most residents own their homes. In Boulder County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Boulder County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Boulder County are highly rated.

About

Population
328,658

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$671,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,828
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Boulder County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    171.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    96.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    36.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    299.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,068.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    225.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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