Livability Score

75
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (6) A+
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Mickey C's Bagels
Coffee Shop
Cafe Sole
Coffee Shop
South Side Cafe
Coffee Shop
Amante Coffee
Coffee Shop
Brewing Market Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Big Daddy Bagels
Coffee Shop
The Hub
Coffee Shop
Weather Tech Cafe
Coffee Shop
Sip
Coffee Shop
Celestial Seasonings
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Pekoe Sip House
Coffee Shop
Spruce Cafe
Coffee Shop
Folsom Street Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
The Laughing Goat
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
The Point Cafe
Coffee Shop
Lollicup
Coffee Shop
Innisfree
Coffee Shop
Cafe Aion
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (2) F
NCAR Community Art Program
Art Gallery
NCAR Exhibits
Museum
Tam's Shabby Shanty
Nightclub
Fiske Planetarium
Museum
Chautauqua Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Community House
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
CU Art Museum
Museum
Museum of Natural History - Henderson Building
Museum
Folsom Field
Stadium
Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre
Attraction
Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre
Theatre Arts
Muenzinger Auditorium
Cinema
Museum Collections - Bruce Curtis Building
Museum
University Theatre
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Attraction
Fox Theatre
Theatre Arts
Macky Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Water Park
Wonder Wonder
Theatre Arts
Century Boulder
Cinema
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum
The Dairy Center for the Arts
Theatre Arts
Bandshell
Theatre Arts
Boulder Star
Attraction
Food and Drink (13) C+
Abo's pizza
Fast Food
Snarf's Sandwiches
Fast Food
Papa Murphy's
Fast Food
Sweet Cow
Sweets
Petty John's
Alcohol
Southern Sun Pub & Brewery
Bar
Boulder Beer and Wine Emporium
Alcohol
Williams Village Liquor
Alcohol
Dark Horse
Bar
DQ Orange Julius
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Broadway Wine & Spirits
Alcohol
Cafe Mexicali
Fast Food
Baseline Liquor
Alcohol
Wendy's
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Fast Food
Baileys Wine & Spirits
Alcohol
Deli Zone
Fast Food
CU on the Run
Fast Food
Farrand Grab and Go
Fast Food
Etai's Bakery Cafe
Fast Food
Libby Dining
Fast Food
Panda Express
Fast Food
Fitness (2) F
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Gym
CorePower Yoga
Gym
Kaiut Yoga Boulder
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Center for Community
Community Centre
East Age Well Center
Community Centre
Smiley Court Community Center (Formerly)
Community Centre
University Memorial Center
Community Centre
Main Weight Room
Gym
CorePower Yoga
Gym
Cryo Fusion
Gym
Core Progression
Gym
Barre 3
Gym
Crossfit Sanitas
Gym
Studio Be Yoga
Gym
Orangetheory Fitness
Gym
Yoga Pod
Gym
Kondition Fitness
Gym
Fit Tec
Gym
One Boulder Fitness
Gym
Yoga Shala
Gym
Boulder Lifting
Gym
Amana Yoga Studio
Gym
Mecha
Gym
Groceries (3) A+
King Soopers
Grocery Store
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
Village Market
Grocery Store
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Safeway
Grocery Store
Breakfast Champion
Bakery
University Hill Market & Deli
Grocery Store
Safeway
Grocery Store
Insomnia Cookies
Bakery
India Bazaar
Grocery Store
Great Harvest Bread
Bakery
King Soopers
Grocery Store
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
Natural Grocers
Grocery Store
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
Sabor A Mexico Panaderia
Bakery
India's Grocery
Grocery Store
Breadworks
Bakery
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
Safeway
Grocery Store
Parks (28) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Bill Bower Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Bear Creek Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Martin Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Harlow Platts Community Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Tantra Park
Playground
Tantra Sledding Hill
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Tantra Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Tantra Environmental Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Shops (12) A-
Posshe nails
Beauty
The hair shop
Hairdresser
Tuesday Morning
Houseware
Great Clips
Hairdresser
Auspicious Tattoo
Beauty
Table Mesa Hardware
Home Improvement
Boulder Cycle Sport
Bicycle
ShortStop - Table Mesa
Convenience Store
Village Market
Convenience Store
Austin's Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Conoco
Convenience Store
Star Nails
Beauty
Floyd's Barbershop
Hairdresser
Boulder Gas
Convenience Store
Circle K
Convenience Store
Trek
Bicycle
PDQ Gas & Food
Convenience Store
America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses
Optician
Phoenix Salon
Beauty
Deka Lash
Beauty
J.J.'s Hair Design
Hairdresser
Supercuts
Hairdresser
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Alexan Nails
Beauty
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 12.3% take public transportation in South Boulder.
Public Transit Stops (75)
Stops & Stations
A+
Table Mesa Dr & Yale Rd
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & Yale Rd
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & Gillaspie Dr
Bus Stop
Gillaspie Ave & Armer Ave
Bus Stop
Gillaspie Ave & Britting Ave
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & Ithaca Dr
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & Stanford Ave
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & S Broadway
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & Colby Dr
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & Harvard Ln
Bus Stop
Gillaspie Dr & Darley Ave
Bus Stop
S Broadway & Table Mesa Dr
Bus Stop
S Broadway & Hanover Ave
Bus Stop
S Broadway & Table Mesa Dr
Bus Stop
Lehigh St & Darley Ave
Bus Stop
39th St / Table Mesa
Bus Stop
S Broadway & Darley Ave
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & 39th St
Bus Stop
Gillaspie Dr & Grinnell Ave
Bus Stop
Table Mesa Dr & 40th St
Bus Stop
S Broadway & Darley Ave
Bus Stop
Lehigh St & Yarrow Ct
Bus Stop
Gillaspie Dr & Berea Dr
Bus Stop
S Broadway & Dartmouth Ave
Bus Stop
S Broadway & Dartmouth Ave
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
12.3%
B+
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cost of living F

The cost of living in South Boulder is 149/100 - which is 34% higher than Colorado.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
C-
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crime B-

South Boulder crime rates are 2,246 per 100k, which is 38% lower than Colorado
Property Crime
2,025 crimes per 100k
D+
Violent Crime
221 crimes per 100k
B+
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employment A+

The median income in South Boulder is $94,352 - which is 51% higher than Colorado.
Med. Household Income
$94,352
A+
Unemployment Rate
4.1%
D+
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (4)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Pharmaca
Pharmacy
Perfect Teeth
Dentist
Dental Aid
Dentist
Boulder Fire / Rescue Department Station 4
Fire Station
Frasier Meadows Retirement Community
Nursing Home
Boulder Fire / Rescue Department Station 2
Fire Station
Kaiser Permanente
Clinic
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Safeway
Pharmacy
Rocky Mountain Urgent Care & Family Medicine
Doctor
Boulder Dental Designs
Dentist
Police and Parking Services Center
Police
Wardenburg Health Center
Doctor
Academy Senior Living
Nursing Home
Unknown Name
Police
Safeway
Pharmacy
Boulder Fire / Rescue Department Station 3
Fire Station
Boulder Dental Center
Dentist
Comfort Dental
Dentist
Cloud Medical Center
Doctor
King Soopers
Pharmacy
Planned Parenthood
Clinic
Boulder Dentistry
Dentist
Arapahoe Dental
Dentist
Healing Arts Chiropractic
Doctor
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
D-
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housing C-

South Boulder home prices are $563,993 - which is 113% higher than Colorado
Home Price
$563,993
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
N/A
C
Home Affordability
6x (home price to income ratio)
F
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schools A+

The South Boulder graduation rate is 97% - which is 12% higher than Colorado
School Test Scores
72%
B
High School Grad. Rates
97%
A+
Elementary Schools (8) A+
Community Montessori School
Bear Creek Elementary School
Southern Hills Middle School
Creekside Elementary School At Martin Park
Summit Middle Charter School
Mesa Elementary School
Bixby School
Halcyon School (Special Education)
Horizons K-8 School
Manhattan Middle School Of The Arts And Academics
High Peaks Elementary School
Boulder Community School/Integrated Studies
University Hill Elementary School
Countryside Montessori School
Eisenhower Elementary School
Flatirons Elementary School
Nevin Platt Middle School
Whittier Elementary School
Hillside School
Sacred Heart Of Jesus School
Casey Middle School
Boulder Universal
Columbine Elementary School
High Schools (2) F
Fairview High School
Halcyon School (Special Education)
New Vista High School
Boulder High School
September School
Hillside School
Boulder Universal
Arapahoe Ridge High School
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ratings C+

South Boulder has an overall rating of 65% from 1 reviews.
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C+
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  • South Boulder has a Livability Score of 75/100, which is considered excellent
  • South Boulder crime rates are 33% lower than the Boulder average
  • Cost of living in South Boulder is 12% lower than the Boulder average
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A Amenities

Are there many local amenities in South Boulder? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Bill Bower Park
Unknown Name
Bear Creek Park
Unknown Name
Martin Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

NCAR Community Art Program
NCAR Exhibits
Tam's Shabby Shanty
Fiske Planetarium
Chautauqua Auditorium
Community House
Unknown Name
CU Art Museum

Food & Drink

Abo's pizza
Snarf's Sandwiches
Papa Murphy's
Sweet Cow
Petty John's
Southern Sun Pub & Brewery
Boulder Beer and Wine Emporium
Williams Village Liquor

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in South Boulder? Of all people who commute, 12.3% take public transportation in South Boulder.
Drive to Work
56%

20% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
12%

9% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
4%

1% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is South Boulder a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Foothills Hospital

Pharmacies

Pharmaca
Pharmaca
Walgreens
Walgreens
Safeway
CVS Pharmacy
Safeway
King Soopers

Doctors

Gunbarrel Family Medicine
Ideal Dermatology/Skin
Rocky Mountain Urgent Care & Family Medicine
Healing Arts Chiropractic
Boulder Valley Center for Dermatology
North Boulder Physical Therapy
North Boulder Physical Therapy
PTI Orthotics

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