Boulder County, Colorado Population 2022

Boulder County, Colorado's estimated population is 330,876 with a growth rate of 0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Boulder County, Colorado is the 9th largest county in Colorado. The 2010 Population was 295,037 and has seen a growth of 12.15% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18701,9390.00%
18809,7237,784401.44%
189014,0824,35944.83%
190021,5447,46252.99%
191030,3308,78640.78%
192031,8611,5315.05%
193032,4565951.87%
194037,4384,98215.35%
195048,29610,85829.00%
196074,25425,95853.75%
1970131,88957,63577.62%
1980189,62557,73643.78%
1990225,33935,71418.83%
2010295,03769,69830.93%
2011299,9574,9201.67%
2012304,5704,6131.54%
2013309,3234,7531.56%
2014312,2332,9100.94%
2015318,0275,7941.86%
2016321,2503,2231.01%
2017322,4411,1910.37%
2018324,6362,1950.68%
2019326,1961,5600.48%
2020327,7561,5600.48%
2021329,3161,5600.48%
2022330,8761,5600.47%
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Boulder County, Colorado Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White283,10287.19%
Black or African American2,9290.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,6560.51%
Asian15,8324.88%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2090.06%
Some Other Race6,7952.09%
Two or More Races14,1594.36%
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Boulder County, Colorado Population by Race

Boulder County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2022

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Boulder County, Colorado Median Age

36.9


Total

35.4


Male

38.5


Female

Boulder County, Colorado Adults

There are 262,894 adults, (46,593 of whom are seniors) in Boulder County, Colorado.

Boulder County, Colorado Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Boulder County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

161,339

49.69%

Male

163,343

50.31%

Boulder County, Colorado Population by Age

Boulder County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Boulder County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All63.6%36.4%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female55.8%44.2%
Non Family45.4%54.6%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Boulder County, Colorado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All127,3652.4663.6
Married59,4883.0782
Male4,5573.3256.8
Female9,1993.3555.8
Non Family54,1211.5645.4

3.03

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Boulder County, Colorado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,3112.00%
9th to 12th Grade5,3362.47%
High School Graduate24,41411.31%
Some College31,97314.82%
Associates Degree13,8616.42%
Bachelors Degree74,56134.56%
Graduate Degree61,31528.42%
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Boulder County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boulder County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian9,7889,1387,176
White175,635172,879117,843
Islander14114180
2+ Races6,9796,1823,827
Native American1,115999338
Hispanic23,45017,6207,084
Other Race3,9602,6901,154
Black1,7131,519423

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.31%.

Boulder County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,573$62,012$41,097
Less Than 9th Grade$30,119$33,017$24,751
High School Graduate$35,172$37,600$30,047
Some College$38,306$44,335$33,235
Bachelors Degree$55,991$74,245$44,450
Graduate Degree$75,210$102,737$56,652

$51,573

Average Earnings

$62,012

Average Male

$41,097

Average Female

Boulder County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boulder County, Colorado Language by Age

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Boulder County, Colorado Language

85.36% of Boulder County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 14.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.09% of the population.

Boulder County, Colorado Language

Boulder County, Colorado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,74057921.13%
Hispanic43,2226,01713.92%
Multiple13,7641,90813.86%
Islander1972613.20%
Native1,60317410.85%
Asian14,4101,56310.85%
White242,49325,71010.60%
Other1,121NaN%

11.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.10%

Male Poverty Rate

11.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boulder County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boulder County, Colorado is Black, with 21.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boulder County, Colorado is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.81%.

Boulder County, Colorado Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.55%
High School10.41%
Some College9.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Boulder County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.74%
Male Unemployed26.97%
Female Employed9.39%
Female Unemployed19.77%

Boulder County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boulder County, Colorado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,476$121,262
Families$118,307$153,087
Married Families$131,504$166,293
Non Families$49,746$74,716
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Income by Household Type

Boulder County, Colorado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Boulder County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

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Boulder County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boulder County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

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Boulder County, Colorado Marital Status

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13,730

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,628
First Gulf War2,292
Vietnam4,907
Korea1,181
World War II563

Boulder County, Colorado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,316
35 to 543,044
55 to 641,956
65 to 743,722
75+3,692

Boulder County, Colorado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,6445.46%
Black1947.96%
Native American382.95%
Asian3292.55%
Islander178.13%
Other Race1382.75%
2+ Races3703.96%
Hispanic1,0303.40%

Boulder County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Boulder County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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5.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boulder County, Colorado Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Boulder County, Colorado Employment by Age

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Boulder County, Colorado Employment by Race

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Boulder County, Colorado 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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31.92%

Born in Boulder County, Colorado

89.86%

Native Born

10.14%

Foreign Born

5.46%

Non Citizen

4.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.86% of Boulder County, Colorado residents were born in the United States, with 31.92% having been born in Colorado. 5.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Boulder County, Colorado Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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