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Boulder County
  • County in Colorado

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  1. Public Schools
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  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
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  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 minus
  9. Health & Fitness
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  10. Outdoor Activities
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  11. Commute
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Boulder County is located in Colorado with a population of 322,510. In Boulder County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Boulder County and residents tend to be liberal.

About

Population
322,510

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$497,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,495
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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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
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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