Boulder City, Nevada Population 2020

16,454
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Boulder City is a city located in Nevada. With a 2020 population of 16,454, it is the 10th largest city in Nevada and the 2164th largest city in the United States. Boulder City is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 9.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,023 in 2010. Spanning over 208 miles, Boulder City has a population density of 79 people per square mile.

The average household income in Boulder City is $85,483 with a poverty rate of 9.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,002 per month, and the median house value is $287,000. The median age in Boulder City is 53.5 years, 52.1 years for males, and 54.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males.

Boulder City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boulder City was:

  • White: 92.39%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Asian: 1.58%
  • Black or African American: 1.19%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Boulder City, Nevada is 16,454, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,960.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,023.

Boulder City, Nevada Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,63592.39%
Two or More Races5453.44%
Asian2501.58%
Black or African American1891.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1470.93%
Some Other Race670.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.04%
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Boulder City Population by Race

Boulder City Population Pyramid 2020

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Boulder City Median Age

53.5


Total

52.1


Male

54.3


Female

Boulder City Adults

There are 13,198 adults, (4,779 of whom are seniors) in Boulder City.

Boulder City Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Boulder City Sex Ratio

Female

7,886

49.79%

Male

7,954

50.21%

Boulder City Population by Age

Boulder City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boulder City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All68.3%31.7%
Male66.2%33.8%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Female48%52%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boulder City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6152.3468.3
Married3,2392.9277.4
Non Family2,4391.2362.2
Female7063.2748
Male2313.1866.2

2.92

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Boulder City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2041.67%
9th to 12th Grade4924.02%
High School Graduate3,63429.71%
Some College3,43728.10%
Associates Degree8236.73%
Bachelors Degree2,21418.10%
Graduate Degree1,42911.68%
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Boulder City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boulder City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,75010,3093,313
Hispanic829626106
Multiple Races229183104
Asian198198115
Black1221165
Native American114114
Other Race3815
Islander77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.08%.

Boulder City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,976$53,761$30,826
Less Than High School$21,037$$20,050
High School Grad$31,250$37,807$24,331
Some College$39,874$73,382$31,387
Bachelors Degree$53,898$68,750$39,886
Graduate Degree$71,467$80,509$52,727

$39,976

Average Earnings

$53,761

Average Male

$30,826

Average Female

Boulder City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boulder City Language by Age

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Boulder City Language

94.73% of Boulder City residents speak only English, while 5.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.37% of the population.

Boulder City Language

Boulder City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1481,0007.61%
Hispanic1,32727220.50%
Multiple54512823.49%
Asian250208.00%
Native11476.14%
Black15221.32%
Other2414.17%

9.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boulder City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boulder City is Multiple, with 23.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boulder City is Black, with 1.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.74%.

Boulder City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.68%
High School15.46%
Some College7.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%

Boulder City Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.74%
Female Unemployed21.72%
Female Employed6.30%
Male Employed4.87%

Boulder City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boulder City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,787$85,483
Families$74,038$101,949
Married Families$91,280-
Non Families$35,576$52,483
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Income by Household Type

Boulder City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Boulder City Married by Age and Sex

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Boulder City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Boulder City Marital Status by Race

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Boulder City Marital Status

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2,161

Number of Veterans

1,963

Male Veterans

198

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam847
First Gulf War316
Second Gulf War215
Korea206
World War II144

Boulder City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+693
65 to 74603
35 to 54385
55 to 64351
18 to 34129

Boulder City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,06816.62%
Hispanic757.73%
2 or More3212.45%
Black3125.20%
Indian1614.04%
Other1436.84%

Boulder City Veterans by Race

Boulder City Veterans by Education

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7.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boulder City Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Boulder City Employment by Age

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Boulder City Employment by Race

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Boulder City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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23.62%

Born in Nevada

95.16%

Native Born

4.84%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

2.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.16% of Boulder City residents were born in the United States, with 23.62% having been born in Nevada. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Boulder City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,4542471.52%
201916,2072471.55%
201815,9601390.88%
201715,821920.58%
201615,7291761.13%
201515,5531841.20%
201415,3691440.95%
201315,2251010.67%
201215,1241180.79%
201115,006-3-0.02%
201015,009430.03%
200014,9662,3991.76%
199012,5672,9772.74%
19809,5904,3676.26%
19705,2231,1642.55%
19604,0591,4592.25%
19402,6000.00%

Boulder City Population by Year