Boulder Creek, California Population 2024

5,492

Boulder Creek is a city located in Santa Cruz County California. Boulder Creek has a 2024 population of 5,492. Boulder Creek is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,305 in 2020.

The average household income in Boulder Creek is $143,276 with a poverty rate of 5.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Boulder Creek is 45.6 years, 44.6 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Boulder Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 82.67%
  • Two or more races: 11.91%
  • Other race: 1.93%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Native American: 0.62%
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
731.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.52% (187)
The current population of Boulder Creek, California is 5,492 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,305.

Boulder Creek, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,54082.67%
Two or more races65411.91%
Other race1061.93%
Asian621.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander520.95%
Black or African American440.8%
Native American340.62%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Boulder Creek Population by Race

Boulder Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Boulder Creek Median Age

45.6

Total

44.6

Male

47.4

Female

Boulder Creek Adults

There are 4,788 adults, (1,050 of whom are seniors) in Boulder Creek.

Boulder Creek Age Dependency

46.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Boulder Creek Sex Ratio

Female2,59547.25%
Male2,89752.75%

Boulder Creek Population by Age

Boulder Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1152.5976.723.3
Married1,0013.2286.213.8
Non Family6971.3970.329.7
Female2122.8248.151.9
Male2053.3981.518.5
showing: 5 rows

2.99

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Boulder Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Boulder Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boulder Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Boulder Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$80,179

Average Earnings

$93,917

Average Male

$48,306

Average Female

Boulder Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boulder Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Boulder Creek Language

89.26% of Boulder Creek residents speak only English, while 10.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.72% of the population.

Boulder Creek Language

Boulder Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2512205.18%
Black443784.09%
Other1062321.7%
Asian62914.52%
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5.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.83%

Male Poverty Rate

5.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boulder Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boulder Creek is Black, with 84.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boulder Creek is White, with 5.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.63%.

Boulder Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10%
Bachelors or Greater8.17%
High School5.55%
Some College3.91%
showing: 4 rows

Boulder Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.1%
Female Employed4.63%
Male Employed0.99%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Boulder Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boulder Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boulder Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Boulder Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Boulder Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Boulder Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boulder Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

339

Number of Veterans

326

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Boulder Creek Veterans by War

count

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Boulder Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Boulder Creek Veterans by Race

Boulder Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boulder Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Boulder Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Boulder Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Boulder Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.48%

Born in Boulder Creek

94.12%

Native Born

5.88%

Foreign Born

3.17%

Non Citizen

2.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.12% of Boulder Creek residents were born in the United States, with 67.48% having been born in California. 3.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Boulder Creek Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,492
20235,492
20225,4921843.47%
20215,30830.06%
20205,3051232.37%
20195,1824709.97%
20184,7123538.1%
20174,359-83-1.87%
20164,442-39-0.87%
20154,481-260-5.48%
20144,741-408-7.92%
20135,149-39-0.75%
20125,188-149-2.79%
20115,3374148.41%
20104,923
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Boulder Creek Population by Year