Boulder County and Colorado Stats and Facts

Posted by Greg Smith on Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at 6:46pm.

The end of the year is a good time to take a look at the basic stats and facts for the housing markets in Boulder, so here it is straight from the Census Bureau.  This is important information for many buyers when lookin at different Boulder neighborhoods  to determine what is the best fit for them.  We are happy to pull this information for any area one of our Buyers is interested in.

 

People QuickFacts Boulder County Colorado  
Population, 2010     294,567 5,029,196  
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010     1.1% 16.9%  
Population, 2000     291,288 4,301,261  
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010     5.6% 6.8%  
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010     21.3% 24.4%  
Persons 65 years and over, percent,  2010     10.0% 10.9%  
Female persons, percent, 2010     49.8% 49.9%  
       
White persons, percent, 2010 (a)     87.2% 81.3%  
Black persons, percent, 2010 (a)     0.9% 4.0%  
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a)     0.6% 1.1%  
Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a)     4.1% 2.8%  
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a)     0.1% 0.1%  
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010     2.7% 3.4%  
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b)     13.3% 20.7%  
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010     79.4% 70.0%  
       
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2005-2009     76.0% 80.1%  
Foreign born persons, percent,  2005-2009     10.9% 9.8%  
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2005-2009     15.9% 16.6%  
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2005-2009     93.4% 88.9%  
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2005-2009     56.6% 35.5%  
Veterans, 2005-2009     17,080 411,402  
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2005-2009     21.4 24.1  
       
Housing units, 2010     127,071 2,212,898  
Homeownership rate, 2005-2009     65.1% 68.2%  
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2005-2009     26.8% 25.2%  
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2005-2009     $350,600 $234,100  
Households, 2005-2009     115,180 1,869,276  
Persons per household, 2005-2009     2.48 2.53  
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2009 dollars) 2005-2009     $36,047 $29,679  
Median household income, 2009     $63,757 $55,735  
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009     12.9% 12.6%  
       
Business QuickFacts Boulder County Colorado  
Private nonfarm establishments, 2009      11,352 152,997  
Private nonfarm employment, 2009     134,041 2,005,578  
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2009     -15.1% 4.8%  
Nonemployer establishments, 2009     32,339 407,139  
       
Total number of firms, 2007     42,506 547,770  
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007     0.5% 1.7%  
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007     0.5% 0.8%  
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007     2.4% 2.6%  
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007     S 0.1%  
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007     3.5% 6.2%  
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007     30.2% 29.2%  
       
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)     3,855,872 46,331,953  
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)     2,782,109 53,598,986  
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)     4,039,254 65,896,788  
Retail sales per capita, 2007     $13,660 $13,609  
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)     668,939 11,440,395  
Building permits, 2010     657 11,591  
Federal spending, 2009      2,646,131 46,028,683  
       
Geography QuickFacts Boulder County Colorado  
Land area in square miles, 2010     726.29 103,641.89  
Persons per square mile, 2010     405.6 48.5  
FIPS Code     13 8  
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area     Boulder, CO Metro Area    
       
  (a) Includes persons reporting only one race.    
  (b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.    
  FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data    
  NA: Not available    
  D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information    
  X: Not applicable    
  S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards    
  Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown    
  F: Fewer than 100 firms    
  Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts    
       
       
       

If you have any questions about a specific area just shoot us a call we are here to help.

Greg Smith

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