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Boulder Population

Boulder is a city in Colorado, State of United States, Boulder population in 2023 is estimated to be 106,213, covers city area of 27.366 sq mi (70.877 sq km), ranks twelfth largest city in Colorado State, 288 two-hundred-eighty-eighth city in the United States. Boulder is in Boulder County, located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and 25 miles northwest of the Colorado state capital of Denver. Boulder population as per 2020 census is 108,250 compared to 2010 population of 97,385 with the increase number of 10,865 people and growth of 11.2 percent.

Below is the Boulder population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
201098,512
2011101,1152.64
2012102,1691.04
2013103,6401.44
2014105,4821.78
2015107,7932.19
2016108,2880.46
2017107,895-0.36
2018107,353-0.50
2019107,8980.51
2020108,2500.33
2021 *104,178-3.762
2022 *105,8451.54
2023 *106,2130.34
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Boulder Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Boulder population is 105,670, out of these 55,637 are male, 50,033 are female, The sex ratio of Boulder is 111. The median age of the Boulder population is 28.9, Boulder population by age are, under 18 years is 13,345, 16 years and over is 94,698, 18 years and over is 92,325, 21 years and over is 75,523, 65 years and over is 15,504. 52.7% are male, 47.3% are female, Population of Boulder by age percent-wise is, 12.6% are under 18 years old, 89.6% are 16 years and over, 87.4% are 18 years and over, 71.5% are 21 years and over, 12.3% are 65 years and over. There are total 45,954 housing units, The voting population of Boulder are 86,783, out of these 46,115 are male voters, 40,668 are female voters, 53.1% are male, 46.9% are female. Boulder population in 2022 is estimated to be 105,845, and in 2021 is estimated to be 104,178.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -52,0561.9%
5 - 93,0472.9%
10 - 145,0334.8%
15 - 1913,13912.4%
20 - 2421,04819.9%
25 - 3418,69717.7%
35 - 449,5589.0%
45 - 5411,47710.9%
55 - 594,5844.3%
60 - 644,0393.8%
65 - 748,1937.8%
75 - 843,3793.2%
85 and over1,4201.3%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Boulder Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Boulder by race are:

White Population

White population in Boulder, Colorado are 92,690, percentage wise 87.7 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Boulder, Colorado are 1,401, percentage wise 1.3 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Boulder, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Boulder are 7,377, percentage wise 7.0 percent are asians, out of these 838 are Asian Indians, 3,991 are Chinese, 161 are Filipinos, 429 are Japanese, 939 are Korean, 248 are Vietnamese and 771 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Boulder, Colorado are 11,293. Percentage wise 10.7 percent are hispanics, out of these 6,197 are Mexican people, 261 are Puerto Ricans, 948 are Cubans, and 3,887 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race105,670Percent
White92,69087.7%
Black or African American1,4011.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native2270.2%
Asian Population7,3777.0%
Asian Indian8380.8%
Chinese3,9913.8%
Filipino1610.2%
Japanese4290.4%
Other Asian Population771
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander550.1%
Hispanic or Latino11,29310.7%
Mexican6,1975.9%
Puerto Rican2610.2%
Cuban9480.9%
Other Hispanic or Latino3,887
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Boulder native population is 96,328, out of these 30,082 born in the Colorado state and 64,289 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 9,342, out of these 3,695 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,214 are in Europe, 1,674 in Asia, 46 in Africa, 651 in Latin America and 110 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Boulder are 5,647, out of these 1,193 are from Europe, 3,324 are from Asia, 28 from Africa, 1,071 are from Latin America and 31 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native96,328
Born in state of residence30,082
Born in other state in the United States64,289
Northeast13,876
Midwest20,696
South12,838
West16,879
Born outside the United States1,957
Puerto Rico33
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,924
Foreign born
Born outside of United States9,342
Naturalized U.S. citizen3,695
Europe1,214
Asia1,674
Africa46
Oceania0
Latin America651
Northern America110
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen5,647
Europe1,193
Asia3,324
Africa28
Oceania0
Latin America1,071
Northern America31
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Boulder Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Boulder, Colorado are 45,954, Occupied housing units are 42,462, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 92, 44.32% of houses are owner occupied and 48.09% of houses are renter occupied in Boulder. There are 39.32 percent of one-unit detached, 8.84 percent of one-units attached, 2.64 percent of two-unit houses, 8.43 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.84 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 34.68 percent are available with one vehicle, 34.83 percent are available with two vehicles, 13.99 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 8.90 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Boulder rental homes or apartments are 22,097, occupied by Renter, The median value of Boulder average rental rate is $1,658.

HousingUnits
Total housing units45,954
Occupied housing units42,462
Occupied housing units percent92
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached18,071
1-unit attached4,062
2 units1,213
3 or 4 units3,874
Mobile home844
Boat, RV, van, etc.53
Owner-occupied20,365
Renter-occupied22,097
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Boulder Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Boulder, Colorado is $795,000, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.09 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.11 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.61 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.44 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 1.91 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 4.34 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 22.21 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 12.60 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000503
$50,000 to $99,999511
$100,000 to $149,999282
$150,000 to $199,999200
$200,000 to $299,999880
$300,000 to $499,9991,993
$500,000 to $999,99910,205
$1,000,000 or more5,791
Median (dollars)795,000
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Boulder Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $2,635, 0.14 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 1.33 percent pay between $500 to $999, 2.92 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.70 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.44 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 3.89 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 9.70 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $698, 0.54 percent of homes pay less than $250, 1.48 percent pays between $250 to $399, 3.73 percent pay between $400 to $599, 6.14 percent pays between $600 to $799, 4.53 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 2.84 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $50065
$500 to $999612
$1,000 to $1,4991,342
$1,500 to $1,9991,699
$2,000 to $2,4991,583
$2,500 to $2,9991,786
$3,000 or more4,456
Median (dollars)2,635
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250246
$250 to $399682
$400 to $5991,714
$600 to $7992,820
$800 to $9992,083
$1,000 or more1,303
Median (dollars)698
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

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