Boulder, CO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 40,797 housing units in Boulder. This represents a 12.5% growth from 36,270 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 40,656 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 141 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Boulder is about 49.4%. Boulder's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.8%. Average household size is 2.19 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Boulder were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.50%
One Bedroom20%
Two Bedrooms29.40%
Three Bedrooms25.60%
Four Bedrooms15.20%
Five Bedrooms or more5.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$304,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$277,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.09
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$836

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage8%
Home Equity Loan8.30%
Simple Mortgage57.40%
Debt Free25.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.9%