Boulder Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Boulder is 104,178. 22.53% is under 18, while 12.37% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 1.86% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.53% were 18 years or younger and 20.43% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.81% female and 50.19% male.

Boulder Housing

According to the US Census, Boulder has 44,793 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Boulder was 94.60%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $941,100

Boulder Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 85.24% of Boulder's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 4.67% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Black Or African American Alone, constituting 1.27% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 0.62%

White Alone78.80%
Asian Alone6.44%
Some Other Race Alone4.67%
Black Or African American Alone1.27%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.62%
White Black Or African American0.56%

How Educated is Boulder

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 37.2% of Boulder residents had a bachelor's degree, while 38.4% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 75.60% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Boulder CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher97.6%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher77.9%
Some College Or Associates Degree60.2%
Graduate Or Professional Degree38.4%
Bachelors Degree37.2%
Some College No Degree9.5%

Average Income in Boulder

The median household income in Boulder is $84,167. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $84,167.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $126,097 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $160,185.

A closer examination of the income groups of Boulder households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $200,000. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (15.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (16.8%). 9.3% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$160,185
Nonfamily households$50,068