Boulder employment information

Income per capita$37,406$31,674$28,555
Median household income$58,062$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$96,548$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,662$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$25,608$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$17,900$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.2%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Boulder is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Boulder is 9% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Boulder is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Boulder is 49% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Boulder median earnings by income bracket

Boulder employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.8%0.4%
Manufacturing sector8.4%0.5%
Financial & insurance services2.9%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%12.0%
Public administration2.6%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%1.0%
Education, health & social services21.2%33.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
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Paragon Estates, CO768$145,930173%
Bark Ranch, CO336$133,162149%
Boulder, CO102,002$58,0629%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Broken Arrow, OK101,917$66,25024%
Columbia, MD102,116$100,25287%
North Charleston, SC102,143$39,44626%
West Palm Beach, FL102,283$45,02716%
El Cajon, CA101,582$45,95714%
Boulder, CO102,002$58,0629%
Source: The Boulder, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.