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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSouth BoulderBoulderColorado
Income per capita$48,660$49,050$33,230
Median household income$94,352$72,279$62,520
Median income owner occupied$0$122,395$79,776
Median income renter occupied$0$42,354$39,538
Median earnings male$54,858$32,571$40,003
Median earnings female$37,558$23,079$27,854
Unemployment rate4.1%3.6%4.0%
Poverty leveln/a20.3%12.2%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Boulder is 63% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in South Boulder is 71% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Boulder is 12% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Boulder is 100% lower than the national average

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      $48,181 $72,279 $144,558
      $41,675 $62,520 $125,040
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      South Boulder median earnings by income bracket

      South Boulder employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.4%1.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.3%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.6%8.1%
      Public administration3.6%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%1.3%
      Education, health & social services19.5%35.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sunshine, CO145$235,903326.4%
      Altona, CO479$230,125316.0%
      Paragon Estates, CO785$200,962263.3%
      Tall Timber, CO295$169,594206.6%
      Mountain Meadows, CO174$145,227162.5%
      Boulder, CO108,777$72,27930.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Broken Arrow, OK108,875$74,07033.9%
      San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA108,467$79,98644.6%
      Inglewood, CA109,309$58,5365.8%
      Sandy Springs, GA108,180$80,99846.4%
      Hillsboro, OR108,026$85,58654.7%
      Boulder, CO108,777$72,27930.7%
      Source: The South Boulder, Boulder, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).