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Boulder, Colorado, 80305
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,104 - $2,344
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Boulder, Colorado, 80301
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Boulder, Colorado, 80303
1 Bedroom$1,325 - $1,515
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Boulder, Colorado, 80305
1 Bedroom$1,195 - $1,500
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 10.2% 6.9% +3.3% $10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 5.0% +1.5% $15,000 to $19,999 5.6% 5.2% +0.4% $20,000 to $24,999 5.6% 6.0% -0.4% $25,000 to $29,999 6.0% 6.2% -0.2% $30,000 to $34,999 6.1% 6.4% -0.3% $35,000 to $39,999 5.5% 6.0% -0.5% $40,000 to $44,999 4.6% 5.9% -1.3% $45,000 to $49,999 4.0% 5.1% -1.1% $50,000 to $59,999 7.9% 9.8% -1.9% $60,000 to $74,999 9.2% 11.4% -2.2% $75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 11.9% -1.0% $100,000 to $124,999 7.1% 6.1% +1.0% $125,000 to $149,999 3.7% 3.0% +0.7% $150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 2.6% +1.2% $200,000 or more 3.4% 2.6% +0.8%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 3.5% 4.9% -1.4% 10.0% to 14.9% 8.7% 10.3% -1.6% 15.0% to 19.9% 10.4% 14.7% -4.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 11.3% 14.1% -2.8% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.7% 12.1% -2.4% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.2% 8.3% -0.1% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.2% 5.7% +0.5% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.9% 7.2% +0.7% 50.0% or more 29.9% 17.4% +12.5% Not computed 4.3% 5.2% -0.9%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 32.1% 16.2% +15.9% 25 to 34 years 34.1% 30.7% +3.4% 35 to 44 years 14.5% 22.1% -7.6% 45 to 54 years 9.4% 14.3% -4.9% 55 to 64 years 3.1% 6.5% -3.4% 65 to 74 years 1.8% 4.4% -2.6% 75 to 84 years 2.9% 3.9% -1.0% 85 years and over 2.2% 2.0% +0.2%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 52.1% 37.8% +14.3% 30 to 44 minutes 17.6% 26.3% -8.7% 45 to 59 minutes 11.8% 13.3% -1.5% 60 or more minutes 18.5% 22.6% -4.1%
Source: 2000 Census
Situated 25 miles northwest of Denver, Boulder has a population of 92,000 people. It is home to the University of Colorado. The city has a beautiful setting where the Rocky Mountains meet the Plains, and was historically an Indian settlement and gold rush town. Today, it is a very walkable city with excellent mass transit and a huge bicycle culture. There are plenty of bike lanes and trails for both pleasure and commuting.When you start the search for your Boulder apartment, you'll quickly see what a livable city this is.
Of course, Boulder is all about the outdoors and offers amazing venues for climbing, skiing and more. But the city also has quite a cultural vibrancy. The Boulder International Film Festival is world renown and the strong music scene ranges from classical (an annual Mahler festival) to bluegrass and funk played on the streets.The University of Colorado provides any number of opportunities to see live theatre, attend lectures and talks, and more. Once in your Boulder apartment, there's never a reason to be bored!
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Restaurants in Boulder are expectedly diverse as well. There are plenty of chain style places but also plenty of locally owned, very good establishments. Until you're settled and get to know your neighborhood, try out places like Il Pastaio, where everything is homemade, Brasserie Ten Ten, and Efrain's for a different style of Mexican food and margaritas in mason jars. Q's is a great place for breakfast as is either of the Dot's Diners in town. Go upscale at either Flagstaff House or Boulder Cork as both have fine steaks. The ratio of person to restaurants is very good in this likable city!
At night, you can expect to find just about any kind of bar and night life you'd like. With a heavy music scene, there are plenty of dance clubs like Pure Nightlife or the Beta, where you can dress up and dance all night. There are also plenty of brewery style pubs like Mountain Sun, Walnut and Boulder Beer. Those are the cream of the cream.There are little pubs and dive bars all over town and while there's certain to be one near home, the Scotch Corner and Pearl Street are worth checking out.
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Boulder Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Boulder have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Boulder apartment cost $1,364. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Boulder apartment was $1,561 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,805. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Boulder rentals listed below.
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What are some quiet neighborhoods in Boulder?
South Boulder is one of the quietest areas. It's mostly residential with families and it is close to all sorts of outdoor recreational places. Gunbarrel is also a quiet area. It's about five miles north of the University of Colorado campus and there's also a lot of open space up there.
What neighborhoods in Boulder are good for eating out?
The Hill area is great for all sorts of restaurants, coffee shops and bars. Add that it is so close to the University of Colorado and it means you can find ethnic and less expensive eats too. The Pearl Street area of downtown has some good spots too, and just walking around on the pedestrian only streets is nice after lunch or dinner.
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Situated in the heart of Boulder's downtown vicinity, Pearl Street is a vibrant spot with loads of art galleries, boutiques, and hip restaurants, bars, and clubs. Boulder Cafe and Hapa Sushi are just some of the downtown sidewalk cafes where patrons can check out the colorful assortment of street performers and musicians. Some other favorite downtown destinations included Willow, an eclectic art store, and Mountain Sun, a popular local brewery. Pearl Street also hosts several community events throughout the year including the Downtown Boulder Art Fair and Bands on the Bricks.
What would an ideal weekend be like in Boulder?
You can't enjoy a weekend in Boulder without exploring the town's beautiful natural surroundings. Start out the weekend with a trip to the scenic Eldorado Canyon or head to the Flatirons where you can view the unique sandstone rock formations that are the distinctive symbol of the city. Follow up your excursion with an exhilarating bike ride along the picturesque Boulder Creek Path. After you get your exercise outdoors, drive over to the Celestial Seasoning Tea Factory, (or perhaps the Boulder Brewery if this is more to your liking). Top off the perfect weekend with a stroll along the town's charming Pearl Street Mall and be sure to stop into the locally famous Mountain Sun Pub and Brewery.
Does Boulder have any famous museums or exhibitions?
The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is considered one of the top comprehensive university museums of natural history in the country. Its aim is to enhance knowledge of the natural world through research, teaching, and public education. Located on the University's Boulder campus, the museum's collections include more than four million objects in anthropology/archaeology, botany, entomology, paleontology, and zoology. The museum also offers educational activities and programs, including lectures, classes, tours, and workshops, for both adults and children.
Are there any quiet neighborhoods in Boulder?
Yes. Niwot Rd / 63rd St is one of Boulder's quieter neighborhoods. With mostly single-family, medium-sized homes, this neighborhood is located on the northernmost side of Pasadena. This suburban area also contains the Boulder Valley Ranch and Boulder Reservoir, which is a factor that may contribute to its tranquil nature. Located on the opposite side of town to the south, Eldorado Springs is another quiet neighborhood in Boulder.