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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Boulder County is $38,524, which is higher than the state average of $31,674 and is higher than the national average of $28,555. Boulder County median household income is $69,407, which has grown by 24.25% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 25.94% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Boulder County residents spend 22.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 24.4 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #7

Boulder County
38,524 USD
Colorado
31,674 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Boulder County
31,147 USD
Colorado
32,301 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Boulder County
38,486 USD
Colorado
38,288 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Boulder County
24,495 USD
Colorado
26,797 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #7
Boulder County
69,407 USD
Colorado
59,448 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Boulder County
94,871 USD
Colorado
79,990 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #39
Boulder County
24.25%
Colorado
25.94%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Boulder CountyColoradoU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income34.16%$22,053, see rank23.86%$18,76621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income20.07%$18,443, see rank23.61%$17,29429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.56%$4,123, see rank2.21%$3,6782.82%$3,720
Retirement Income13.49%$31,424, see rank15.98%$27,70017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Boulder County
94,938 USD
Colorado
73,817 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Boulder County
119,501 USD
Colorado
94,432 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Boulder CountyColoradoU.S.
White$71,727, see rank$61,794$56,900
Black$44,448, see rank$41,980$35,600
Hispanic$38,776, see rank$41,982$42,396
Asian$68,156, see rank$64,854$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$42,821, see rank$40,268$37,170
Hawaiian Native$106,250, see rank$55,405$53,370
One Race, Other$32,952, see rank$38,258$40,300
Two or More Races$54,111, see rank$47,342$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Boulder CountyColoradoU.S.
less than 25$19,462, see rank$27,717$25,788
25 to 44$74,479, see rank$63,453$58,398
45 to 64$91,248, see rank$72,479$65,027
65 or over$53,529, see rank$42,655$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Boulder CountyColoradoU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over249,506, see rank4,094,922248,775,628
Male1124,611, 49.94%, see rank49.91%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:293,733, 75.22%, see rank74.28%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces278, 0.06%, see rank1.35%0.73%
Male, Civilian293,655, 75.16%, see rank72.93%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed386,943, 92.83%, see rank91.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed36,712, 7.17%, see rank8.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force230,878, 24.78%, see rank25.72%30.72%
Female1124,895, 50.06%, see rank50.09%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:281,137, 64.96%, see rank63.07%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces220, 0.02%, see rank0.20%0.11%
Female, Civilian281,117, 64.95%, see rank62.87%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed375,703, 93.33%, see rank92.44%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed35,414, 6.67%, see rank7.56%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force243,758, 35.04%, see rank36.93%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Boulder CountyColoradoU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over158,990, 100%2,544,021141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone103,115, 64.86%, see rank74.97%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled13,381, 8.42%, see rank9.83%9.59%
Public Transportation8,604, 5.41%, see rank3.24%5.06%
Walked7,836, 4.93%, see rank3.00%2.78%
Other Means8,874, 5.58%, see rank2.42%1.79%
Worked at Home17,180, 10.81%, see rank6.54%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Boulder County
22.1 minutes
Colorado
24.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Boulder CountyColoradoU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over162,6462,560,703143,435,233
Male186,943, 53.46%, see rank53.45%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations246,381, 53.35%, see rank37.74%33.12%
Service Occupations210,758, 12.37%, see rank14.51%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations213,812, 15.89%, see rank17.76%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2278, 0.32%, see rank0.80%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations25,471, 6.29%, see rank10.51%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations27,824, 9.00%, see rank13.18%17.94%
Female175,703, 46.54%, see rank46.55%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations239,135, 51.70%, see rank42.77%40.04%
Service Occupations214,891, 19.67%, see rank20.83%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations218,660, 24.65%, see rank31.32%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations266, 0.09%, see rank0.24%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2134, 0.18%, see rank0.37%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,649, 3.50%, see rank4.16%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Boulder CountyColoradoU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over162,646, 100%2,560,703143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining1,787, 1.10%, see rank2.53%1.96%
Construction7,443, 4.58%, see rank7.37%6.17%
Manufacturing17,038, 10.48%, see rank7.06%10.43%
Wholesale Trade3,805, 2.34%, see rank2.61%2.75%
Retail Trade15,361, 9.44%, see rank11.17%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities3,803, 2.34%, see rank4.53%4.93%
Information5,454, 3.35%, see rank3.01%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing8,094, 4.98%, see rank6.98%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
31,490, 19.36%, see rank13.35%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance37,338, 22.96%, see rank20.39%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
17,667, 10.86%, see rank10.85%9.49%
Public Administration4,692, 2.88%, see rank5.04%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration8,674, 5.33%, see rank5.12%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Boulder County%ColoradoU.S.
Population in Poverty43,05714.58%, see rank13.07%15.59%
Family in Poverty5,0527.03%, see rank8.84%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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