Businesses in Boulder, Colorado


Business Distribution by Industry
 Professional Services: 20.4%
 Medical: 16%
 Shopping: 15.9%
 Home Services: 7%
 Industry: 6.6%
 Other: 34.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair23932.9 years4.42.4
Beauty salons22520.7 years4.32.3
Hairdressers20021.4 years4.32.0
Public administration24232.8 years3.52.5
Social work46322.9 years4.64.7
Education other20325.2 years4.62.1
Higher education (colleges and universities)19928.7 years4.22.0
Finance other23240.7 years3.32.4
Loan companies46029.3 years4.44.7
General contractors42327.3 years4.34.3
Other construction22331.1 years4.42.3
Real estate95028 years4.19.7
Construction of buildings30528.7 years4.23.1
Other membership organizations26133.2 years4.42.7
Wholesale of machinery20624.8 years3.82.1
Acupuncture20020.3 years4.92.0
Alternative medicine21820.2 years4.52.2
Chiropractors20423.6 years4.92.1
Dentists22127.8 years4.62.2
Health and medical2,79924.7 years4.328.5
Physicians and surgeons71226.9 years4.07.2
Physiotherapy22122.3 years4.52.2
Psychiatrists and psychotherapists53323.2 years4.45.4
Accountants26826.2 years4.52.7
Advertising and marketing39021.4 years4.84.0
Architects22027 years4.82.2
Computer programming, web design25623.3 years4.52.6
Corporate management93723.4 years4.09.5
Lawyers legal75225.1 years4.67.6
Research, development and testing services21125.5 years4.02.1
Scientific and technical services58722.5 years4.36.0
Specialized design39721.3 years4.84.0
Technical construction services35326.9 years4.23.6
Clothing stores22524.5 years4.22.3
Electronics stores60224.1 years3.86.1
Shopping other24730.5 years4.12.5
Area of Boulder, Colorado25.68 sq mi
Male Population50,642 (51.5%)
Female Population47,703 (48.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +108.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +12.4%
Median Age28.7
Male Median Age27.9
Female Median Age29.5
Area Codes303720
NeighborhoodsBaseline Sub, Central Boulder, East Boulder, Gunbarrel, North Boulder, South Boulder
Local TimeThursday 8:29 PM
TimezoneMountain Daylight Time
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Lat & Lng40.01499° / -105.27055°
Zip Codes8030180302803038030480305More

Boulder, Colorado - Map

Boulder, Colorado Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,837 / mi²2,722 / mi²3,408 / mi²3,830 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Boulder, Colorado Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 12.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Boulder, Colorado+108.4%+40.7%+12.4%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Boulder, Colorado Median Age

Median Age: 28.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Boulder, Colorado28.7 years29.5 years27.9 years
Colorado36.1 years37.1 years35.2 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Boulder, Colorado Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,9831,9433,927
85 Plus5031,0761,579
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Boulder, Colorado Population Density

Population Density: 3,830 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Boulder, Colorado98,34525.68 sq mi3,830 / mi²
Colorado5.4 million104,094.5 sq mi52.0 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Boulder, Colorado Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1890 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Boulder, Colorado
 Central Boulder: 48.2%
 North Boulder: 11.4%
 East Boulder: 8.5%
 Gunbarrel: 7.4%
 Other: 24.5%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Boulder, Colorado
 Area Code 303: 81.9%
 Area Code 720: 14.8%
 Other: 3.4%

Business distribution by price for Boulder, Colorado

 Moderate: 53.4%
 Inexpensive: 27.8%
 Expensive: 14%
 Very Expensive: 4.8%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Boulder, Colorado CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Boulder, Colorado1,799,093 t18.3 t70,069 t/mi²
Colorado108,781,948 t20.1 t1,045 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Boulder, Colorado CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)1,799,093 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita18.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4.5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
5/31/148:35 PM3.275.5 km1,200 m9km ENE of Greeley,
12/25/9411:06 AM489.6 km10,000
4/2/818:10 AM4.328.7 km8,000 mDenver urban area,
11/26/679:09 PM5.237.1 km5,000 mDenver urban area,
8/9/676:25 AM5.350.4 km5,000
4/27/679:24 AM4.544.3 km5,000
4/10/6711:00 AM4.345.2 km5,000
11/14/6612:02 PM3.550.4 km5,000
11/20/658:02 PM3.846.8 km5,000 mDenver urban area,
9/29/6511:59 AM3.528 km5,000 mDenver urban area,

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Boulder, Colorado

Boulder is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Boulder County, and the 11th most populous municipality in the U.S. state of Colorado. Boulder is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mo..  ︎  Boulder, Colorado Wikipedia Page

Zip Codes

Percentage of businesses by Zip Codes in Boulder, Colorado
 Zip Code 80301: 31.4%
 Zip Code 80302: 28.3%
 Zip Code 80304: 15.4%
 Zip Code 80303: 14.7%
 Zip Code 80305: 6.7%
 Other: 3.5%

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