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Population in 2012: 101,808 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 

Males: 51,280  (50.4%)
Females: 50,528  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  28.4 years
Colorado median age:  36.1 years

Zip codes: 80025, 80301, 80303, 80304, 80305, 80310, 80503.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,274 (it was $44,748 in 2000)
Boulder:

$56,274
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,140

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $477,200 (it was $272,200 in 2000)
Boulder:

$477,200
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $554,008; Detached houses: $681,424; Townhouses or other attached units: $372,786; In 2-unit structures: $541,667; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $305,625; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,077; Mobile homes: $25,488

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,189.

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  • White alone - 80,873 (83.0%)
  • Hispanic - 8,507 (8.7%)
  • Asian alone - 4,558 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2,064 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 828 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 297 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 198 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 60 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Boulder: 117.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.3%), English (12.0%), Irish (11.5%), Italian (4.8%), Polish (3.7%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/4/1871

Elevation: 5344 feet

Land area: 24.4 square miles.

Population density: 4,177 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Boulder:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boulder city:

  • Never married: 53.5%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

10,819 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 3.1% Asia, 2.9% Europe).

This city:  10.8%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Boulder, Colorado as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Boulder to the number of sex offenders is 20,362 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,816 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,133 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (25.6 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (586.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Valmont, CO (1.6 miles) , Pine Brook Hill, CO (1.9 miles ), Seven Hills, CO (2.0 miles) , Tall Timber, CO (2.2 miles ), Gunbarrel, CO (2.2 miles ), Paragon Estates, CO (2.3 miles ), Eldorado Springs, CO (2.3 miles ), Crisman, CO (2.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 126 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 1998: 296 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 1999: 134 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2002: 74 buildings, average cost: $267,400
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2004: 83 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2005: 77 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2008: 101 buildings, average cost: $398,000
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $284,900
  • 2010: 115 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $298,100
  • 2012: 59 buildings, average cost: $425,900

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Latitude: 40.02 N, Longitude: 105.26 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The People's Republic of Boulder

Daytime population change due to commuting: +45,430 (+44.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 38,864 (71.4%)

Boulder household income distribution Boulder home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Boulder by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0050001105420
per 100,000 0.00.05.00.00.00.01.11.10.05.04.02.00.0
Rapes 33304852354235374032333532
per 100,000 34.130.948.454.737.244.937.540.642.832.033.235.331.9
Robberies 44494537403429273351293548
per 100,000 45.550.445.438.942.536.431.029.735.351.029.235.347.9
Assaults 14113213312589140164154128157144203169
per 100,000 145.7135.8134.1131.594.6149.8175.6169.1137.0156.9145.1204.9168.6
Burglaries 600573536549574551487404486564478467472
per 100,000 620.1589.3540.4577.4610.1589.5521.3443.7520.3563.8481.6471.3470.8
Thefts 2,5843,1452,7873,1843,0492,8212,3721,9102,3052,0932,1551,8992,337
per 100,000 2670.73234.42809.73348.43240.63018.02539.12097.82467.62092.32171.21916.62331.0
Auto thefts 1692111891971662521579612211989125128
per 100,000 174.7217.0190.5207.2176.4269.6168.1105.4130.6119.089.7126.2127.7
Arson 62883043216172402741565526
per 100,000 64.190.530.245.222.365.377.143.928.941.056.455.525.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 211.3230.0229.7245.9223.6234.8205.7181.2196.5193.9180.6183.7189.4

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Crime rate in Boulder detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 276 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Colorado average:

2.23

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Boulder tourist attractions:

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +8,299 (+9.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Boulder-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Boulder city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/2008, a category F3 tornado 30.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 78 people and caused $147 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boulder-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Boulder center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1997 at 22:04:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, 2.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2002 at 18:16:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from Boulder center
On 4/13/2006 at 05:50:12, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boulder County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Aaron Harber - Broadcast news analyst, Arleigh Burke - Navy admiral and Navy Cross recipient, Matt Hasselbeck - Football player, Harold Camping - Civil engineer, Jello Biafra - (born 1958), musician, politician, Jared Polis - Entrepreneur, Shalane Flanagan - Long-distance runner, A. J. Kitt - Alpine skier, Rick Reilly - Columnist, Betty MacDonald - Children's writer.

Main business address for: AMERICAN COIN MERCHANDISING INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), PHARMION CORP (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), CARRIER ACCESS CORP (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS), INTRADO INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROCESSING & DATA PREPARATION), ARRAY BIOPHARMA INC (SERVICES-MEDICAL LABORATORIES), ENCISION INC (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), EXABYTE CORP /DE/ (COMPUTER STORAGE DEVICES), NEW FRONTIER MEDIA INC (SERVICES-MOTION PICTURE & VIDEO TAPE DISTRIBUTION) and 5 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Boulder:

  • BOULDER DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 2880 FOLSOM ST STE 110)
  • BOULDER COMMUNITY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 311 MAPLETON AVENUE)
  • CENTER FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (Home Health Center, 1675 RANGE)
  • COMPLETE HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, 4909 PEARL EAST CIRCLE #104)
  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, 1790 30TH STREET #304)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE-BOULDER (Home Health Center, 1810 30TH STREET, #E10)
  • ANAM CHARA HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, 1910 7TH STREET)
  • BOULDER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1100 BALSAM AVENUE)
  • FAMILY HOSPICE (Hospital, 595 CANYON BLVD)
  • HOSPICE OF MEMORIAL HOSP (Hospital, 311 MAPLETON AVE)
  • BOULDER GOOD SAM HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, 2525 TAFT DR)
  • BOULDER MANOR (Nursing Home, 4685 EAST BASELINE ROAD)
  • FRASIER MEADOWS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 4950 THUNDERBIRD DRIVE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES - BOULDER (Nursing Home, 2800 PALO PARKWAY)
  • MESA VISTA OF BOULDER (Nursing Home, 2121 MESA DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Boulder, CO

Airports and heliports located in Boulder:


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Amtrak station:

BOULDER (4401 N. BROADWAY) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.

Local government website: www.ci.boulder.co.us

Colleges/Universities in Boulder:

  • University of Colorado at Boulder (Full-time enrollment: 27,408; Location: Regent Drive at Broadway; Public; Website: www.colorado.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Naropa University (FT enrollment: 844; Location: 2130 Arapahoe Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.naropa.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Boulder College of Massage Therapy (FT enrollment: 121; Location: 6255 Longbow Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bcmt.org)
  • Southwest Acupuncture College-Boulder (FT enrollment: 111; Location: 6620 Gunpark Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.acupuncturecollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Montessori Education Center of the Rockies (FT enrollment: 58; Location: 4745 Walnut Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mecr.edu)
  • Culinary School of the Rockies (FT enrollment: 13; Location: 637 S Broadway, Ste H; Private, for-profit; Website: www.culinaryschoolrockies.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Boulder:

  • Front Range Community College (about 15 miles; Westminster, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,905)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 19 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Regis University (about 21 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 22 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 3,082)
  • Community College of Denver (about 24 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver (about 24 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,321)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 27 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)

Public high schools in Boulder:

Private high schools in Boulder:

  • SHINING MOUNTAIN WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 999 VIOLET AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 73; Location: 6717 S BOULDER RD; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • WATERSHED SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 205 CANYON BLVD; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • SEPTEMBER SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 1902 WALNUT ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • TARA PERFORMING ARTS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 4180 19TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Boulder:

Private elementary/middle schools in Boulder:

  • SACRED HEART OF JESUS (Students: 415; Location: 1317 MAPLETON AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BOULDER COUNTRY DAY (Students: 314; Location: 4820 NAUTILUS CT N; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FRIENDS' SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: 5465 PENNSYLVANIA AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • BIXBY SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 4760 TABLE MESA DR; Grades: PK - 5)
  • JARROW MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: 3900 ORANGE CT; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MOUNTAIN SHADOWS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 4154 63RD ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL FOR THE GIFTED & CREATIVE (Students: 77; Location: 5490 SPINE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BLUE SKY KINDERGARTEN (Students: 50; Location: 3046 11TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MT ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 1680 BALSAM AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 5524 BASELINE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Boulder, School District: BOULDER VALLEY RE 2

Library in Boulder:

  • BOULDER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,775,364; Location: 1001 ARAPAHOE AVENUE; 305,024 books; 43,111 e-books; 23,259 audio materials; 9,063 video materials; 68 local licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 559 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Boulder: Boulder District Ranger Office (A), Mary Rippon Theatre (B), Potts Field (C), Prentup Field (D), Sunrise Center (E), Marshalls Boulder Plaza (F), Broadway Shoppes (G), Boulder Retail Center (H), Balch Fieldhouse (I), Norlin Library (J), Muenzinger Psychology Building (K), Ramaley Biology Building (L), Carlson Gymnasium (M), Student Recreation Center (N), Dal Ward Athletic Center (O), Health Physics Laboratory (P), Benson Earth Sciences Building (Q), Duane Physics and Astrophysics Building (R), Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (S), Environmental Design Building (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Willow Springs II Shopping Center (1), Williams Village Shopping Center (2), The Village Shopping Center (3), Villa Shopping Center (4), Thunderbird Square Shopping Center (5), Palmer Gardens Shopping Center (6), North Broadway Shopping Center (7), Meadows on the Parkway Shopping Center (8), Gunbarrel Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Boulder include: First Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Unity Church (B), Bethel United Methodist Church (C), Flatirons Baptist Church (D), High Way Community Church (E), Bethany Baptist Church (F), First Christian Church (G), Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church (H), Boulder Valley Assembly of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Green Mountain Memorial Park (1), Columbia Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Maxwell Lake (A), Viele Lake (B), Wonderland Lake (C), Maxwell Reservoir (D), Mesa Reservoir (E), Varsity Lake (F), Sale Lake (G), Boulder Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bear Canyon Creek (A), Gregory Creek (B), Skunk Creek (C), Little Dry Creek (D), Goose Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Boulder include: Folsom Stadium (1), Pine View Park (2), Footbridge Park (3), North Boulder Park (4), Tantra Park (5), Carpenter Park (6), Melody Park (7), Smith Park (8), Pow Wow Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Leanin' Tree Envelopes (Museums; 6055 Longbow Drive) (1), Moguls Mountain Travel (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 6707 Winchester Circle) (2), National Center for Atmospheric Research (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1850 Table Mesa Drive) (3), University of Colorado Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 South Broadway Street) (4), Shelby American Collection (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5020 Chaparral Court) (5), Mile High Skyride Inc (5534 Independence Road) (6), Fifth World Adventure Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 921 13th Street) (7), Colorado Power Sports of Boulder East (Tours & Charters; 1880 55th Street) (8), Bolder Adventures (Tours & Charters; 2995 Center Green Court) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Boulder University Inn (1632 Broadway Street) (1), Harrison E L AL (770 28th Street) (2), Housing Helpers (2865 Baseline Road) (3), Colorado Chautauqua Association (900 Baseline Road) (4), Econo Lodge (2020 Arapahoe Avenue) (5), Holiday Inn Express (4777 North Broadway) (6), Guest House & Suites (Multiple Locations) (7), Boulder Broker Inn Hotel (30 Baseline Road) (8), International Youth Hostel-Denver (1107 12th Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Colorado State Government - Courts-20th Judicial District Boulder County (1777 6th Street) (1), Federal Bureau of Investigation (1050 Walnut Street Suite 219) (2), Boulder City Government - City Attorney- Prosecution of Cases in Municipal C (1777 6th Street) (3), Colorado State Government - Courts-20th Judicial District- Clerk Of The C (1777 6th Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Boulder County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average.
City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0334. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0334
U.S.:

0.0530
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.338. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.338
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.33
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.88. This is better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.88
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Boulder and their reported violations in the past:

BOULDER MEADOWS MHP (Address: 4500 19TH STREET , Population served: 1200, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2004), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-19-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
HOOVER HILLS WSD (Population served: 1000, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LEFTHAND WSD LAKE PINES (Address: 3091 N LAKERIDGE TRAIL , Population served: 250, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2005 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
A 1 DISCOUNT WC (Population served: 250, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and NOV-20-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
STONE MOUNTAIN LODGE AND CABINS (Population served: 160, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-23-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2003
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2003. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2004)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2000. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2000), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MILNER PARK (Address: 1919 OAK AVE , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-1998), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-1998)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PEACEFUL MEADOW RETREAT (Address: 7075 VALMONT , Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Boulder that have no violations reported:

  • BOULDER CITY OF (Population served: 168000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • BASELINE WATER DISTRICT (Address: PO BOX 20324, Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • EAST BOULDER COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.1%

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  40.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Boulder, CO

People in group quarters in Boulder in 2010:

  • 6,530 people in college/university student housing
  • 531 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 426 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 250 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 168 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 80 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 37 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 23 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Boulder in 2000:

  • 6,125 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 621 people in nursing homes
  • 455 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 67 people in halfway houses
  • 53 people in other group homes
  • 31 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 27 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Boulder compared to Colorado state average:

Boulder, Colorado environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Folsom Field. Capacity: 53,750. Colorado Buffaloes football.
  • Coors Events Center. University of Colorado.

Banks with most branches in Boulder (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • FirstBank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Arapahoe Branch, Boulder Downtown Banking Branch, Walnut And 30th Branch, Gunbarrel Branch, Table Mesa Branch, Iris And 28th St Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Boulder Safeway Branch, Boulder Downtown Branch, Boulder Arapahoe Branch, Boulder North Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Great Western Bank: Boulder - West End at 1900 Ninth Street, branch established on 2000/02/07; Boulder-Pearl Street Branch at 2775 Pearl Street, branch established on 1995/02/06. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Compass Bank: Boulder Branch at 3000 Arapahoe Avenue, branch established on 1999/12/02; Gunbarrel Branch at 6685 Gunpark Drive, Suite 120, branch established on 1995/12/28. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: South Boulder Branch at 2460 Baseline Road, branch established on 2006/06/05; Boulder Branch at 1375 Walnut Street, branch established on 2003/11/29. Info updated 2010/12/21: Bank assets: $1,687.8 mil, Deposits: $1,331.8 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancorp
  • Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association: Boulder - Broadway Branch at 2696 Broadway, branch established on 1992/01/02; Boulder - Pearl Branch at 1700 Pearl Street, branch established on 1982/10/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,356.9 mil, Deposits: $2,003.6 mil, headquarters in Farmington, NM, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • First National Bank of Omaha: Canyon Branch at 1155 Canyon Road, branch established on 1996/06/08; Iris Avenue Branch at 3033 Iris Avenue Branch, branch established on 2008/02/15. Info updated 2010/10/13: Bank assets: $13,433.1 mil, Deposits: $10,746.6 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 102 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • 12 other banks with 14 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Boulder, Colorado:

  • Briar Rose Bed And Breakfast, 2151 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302 , Phone: (303) 442-3007
  • Inn On Mapleton Hill, 1001 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302 , Phone: (800) 276-6528, Fax: (303) 415-0470
  • Boulder Broker Inn, 555 30TH St, Boulder, CO 80303 , Phone: (800) 338-5407, Fax: (303) 444-6444
  • University Inn, 1632 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302 , Phone: (303) 442-3830, Fax: (303) 442-1205
  • Boulder Mountain Lodge, 91 Four Mile Cyn Dr, Boulder, CO 80302 , Phone: (303) 444-0882
  • Boulder Condominium Rentals, 2400 28TH St, Boulder, CO 80301 , Phone: (303) 530-3173
  • Best Western Plus Boulder Inn, 770 28TH St, Boulder, CO 80303 , Phone: (303) 449-3800, Fax: (303) 402-9118
  • Courtyard By Marriott Boulder, 4710 Pearl E Cir, Boulder, CO 80301 , Phone: (303) 440-4700, Fax: (303) 440-8975
  • 14 other hotels and motels
All 22 fire-safe hotels and motels in Boulder, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Boulder travel time to work - commute


Boulder mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Boulder:

(Boulder, Colorado Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Boulder city (based on Boulder County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.19%
Here47.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in America Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist Church
Adherents42.7%9.6%6.4%5.5%3.8%
Congregations4.9%2.9%5.9%1.0%6.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim EstimateChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.7%3.5%2.9%2.5%19.3%
Congregations4.4%5.9%0.5%2.0%66.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Boulder County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Boulder County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Boulder County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 287
Here:

9.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boulder County:

12.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 55$340,883$74,3748$14,300
Other Government Administration 47$277,461$70,8412$1,055
Judicial and Legal 27$156,993$69,7753$6,147
Police Protection - Officers 176$1,039,531$70,8770$0
Police - Other 70$306,112$52,4769$8,341
Firefighters 185$1,132,784$73,4780$0
Fire - Other 31$103,310$39,9910$0
Streets and Highways 120$615,778$61,5786$10,032
Airports 2$12,863$77,1780$0
Welfare 44$206,234$56,24620$21,710
Health 9$37,282$49,7096$7,784
Solid Waste Management 62$319,137$61,7684$5,942
Sewerage 26$164,031$75,7070$0
Parks and Recreation 93$433,209$55,89825$22,873
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16$75,340$56,5054$6,444
Natural Resources 84$424,032$60,5766$9,202
Water Supply 97$515,118$63,7264$5,315
Local Libraries 44$193,679$52,82260$54,582
Other and Unallocable 136$643,942$56,81834$32,973
Totals for Government 1,324$6,997,719$63,423191$206,700

Boulder government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $7,344,000 ($72.14)
    Sewerage: $3,392,000 ($33.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,130,000 ($11.10)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $23,256,000 ($228.43)
    General - Other: $22,974,000 ($225.66)
    Regular Highways: $22,633,000 ($222.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,586,000 ($202.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,853,000 ($126.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,588,000 ($113.82)
    Water Utilities: $10,911,000 ($107.17)
    Sewerage: $6,690,000 ($65.71)
    Libraries: $6,505,000 ($63.89)
    Central Staff Services: $6,478,000 ($63.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,039,000 ($29.85)
    Financial Administration: $2,890,000 ($28.39)
    Parking Facilities: $2,242,000 ($22.02)
    Air Transportation: $473,000 ($4.65)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $2,110,000 ($20.73)
    Withdrawals: $788,000 ($7.74)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $204,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,032,000 ($69.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,305,000 ($32.46)
    Parking Facilities: $389,000 ($3.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000 ($3.04)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $75,097,000 ($737.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,186,000 ($31.29)

Boulder government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,980,000 ($98.03)
    All Other: $6,989,000 ($68.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,432,000 ($63.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,626,000 ($35.62)
    Parking Facilities: $3,236,000 ($31.79)
    Air Transportation: $378,000 ($3.71)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,150,000 ($11.30)
    From Parent Local Government: $488,000 ($4.79)
    Local Employee Contribution: $32,000 ($0.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $6,185,000 ($60.75)
    Interest Earnings: $3,559,000 ($34.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,926,000 ($18.92)
    Sale of Property: $632,000 ($6.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,042,000 ($206.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,066,000 ($59.58)
    Water Utilities: $4,392,000 ($43.14)
    All Other: $3,734,000 ($36.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,314,000 ($12.91)
    Sewerage: $889,000 ($8.73)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $76,670,000 ($753.08)
    Property: $20,274,000 ($199.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $16,119,000 ($158.33)
    Other License: $9,337,000 ($91.71)

Boulder government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $220,934,000 ($2170.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,392,000 ($1870.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,255,000 ($532.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,713,000 ($232.92)

Boulder government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,276,000 ($660.81)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $23,419,000 ($230.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $105,358,000 ($1034.87)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,470,000 ($73.37)

10.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.06%
Colorado average:

10.77%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($759 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.23%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, CO  0.60% ($42,712 average AGI)
from Weld County, CO  0.58% ($37,681)
from Denver County, CO  0.54% ($51,048)


10.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.32%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($889 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.15%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Denver County, CO  1.10% ($41,512 average AGI)
to Weld County, CO  1.07% ($51,199)
to Adams County, CO  0.71% ($43,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boulder:

  • KCFC (1490 AM; 1 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boulder:

  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KGNU (88.5 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CST. ASSN., INC.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KXDC (102.1 FM; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: HIGH PEAK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Boulder:

  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K11QJ (Channel 11; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • K17CF (Channel 17; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • K54DK (Channel 54; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K45HH (Channel 45; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K28HJ (Channel 28; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KCIN-LP (Channel 27; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Boulder fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 78
Total length: 243 meters (797ft)
Total costs: $4,175,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,566,763
Total average daily truck traffic: 55,379

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 7
  • 1960-1969: 8
  • 1970-1979: 19
  • 1980-1989: 25
  • 1990-1999: 12
  • 2000-2009: 4
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Boulder, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Boulder)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Boulder, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 977 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boulder)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Boulder)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 305 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED165$250,261694$312,8343,004$298,41658$202,3826$1,121,727423$256,0751$64,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$154,46549$343,303187$316,65416$86,9370$036$263,5483$35,987
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$236,92691$313,709507$347,53429$144,1823$724,993123$274,6729$44,188
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$200,25278$284,769471$296,31134$159,3490$072$271,7412$76,485
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$09$214,19698$272,9089$186,2200$011$197,0314$44,735

Detailed mortgage data for all 24 tracts in Boulder, CO

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$243,48950$293,3312$243,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$223,22213$274,6451$117,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$253,4757$251,3912$324,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$191,2901$379,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$280,7150$01$232,180

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 416
  • Hazardous Condition: 517
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Boulder


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boulder, CO

Most common first names in Boulder, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary38981.6 years
John33976.1 years
William30275.1 years
Robert28373.1 years
James21872.8 years
Helen21481.7 years
Charles19275.2 years
Ruth18884.0 years
George18779.9 years
Margaret17983.5 years
Most common last names in Boulder, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13878.8 years
Johnson12377.8 years
Miller9078.0 years
Williams7280.5 years
Anderson7179.5 years
Jones6877.8 years
Wilson6076.5 years
Brown5978.2 years
Nelson5178.3 years
Clark5177.4 years
Businesses in Boulder, CO
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Little Caesars Pizza1
7-Eleven1Macy's1
AT&T3Marriott3
Ann Taylor1Marshalls1
Apple Store1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1Men's Wearhouse1
BMW1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike13
Ben & Jerry's1Office Depot1
Best Western2OfficeMax1
Big O Tires1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster2Panda Express1
Budget Car Rental2Panera Bread1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Chico's1Penske1
Chipotle2PetSmart1
Clarks1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Coldwater Creek1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Cricket Wireless2Quality1
Curves2Quiznos4
DHL3RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Red Robin1
Days Hotel1Rite Aid2
Dennys1Rodeway Inn1
Discount Tire1Safeway2
Domino's Pizza2Sephora1
Eddie Bauer1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
FedEx27Starbucks11
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway3
GNC3T-Mobile4
GameStop1Taco Bell3
Goodwill3Target1
Gymboree1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block4True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Home Depot1UPS26
IHOP1Urban Outfitters1
J. Jill1Vans5
Jamba Juice4Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's2Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York5Vons3
KFC2Walgreens2
Kroger3Wendy's3
LensCrafters1Whole Foods Market3
Levi Strauss & Co.1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Boulder, CO


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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael D. Ellis (184)
  • William Marshall (107)
  • Anastasia Khvorova (98)
  • James Mcswiggen (71)
  • Michael G. Robinson (69)
  • Edward M. Mckenna (60)
  • Ronald J. Podhajsky (53)
  • James S. Cunningham (51)
  • Glenn A. Horner (49)
  • John R. Tuttle (48)

Total of 4970 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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