East Boulder is a small but vibrant community in Boulder, Colorado, located about 1.5 miles from downtown Boulder with an estimated population of 3,257 people who call this place home.

The East Boulder neighborhood in Boulder has an average livability score and ranks among the best. It’s the 7th ranked neighborhood in Boulder, as well 46th out of all communities within the borders of our state. This community is better than 53% percent of its surrounding neighborhoods and cities.

The cost of living in the East Boulder neighborhood is 11% lower than the Boulder average and 1% lower than the U.S. average, making it a nice place to call home. The community has an eclectic mix with plenty happening each day, from coffee shops and restaurants on every corner to or artist colony just outside your doorstep.

Additionally, the East Boulder community housing is 2% higher than the U.S. average. Home prices in East Boulder are 72% lower than the Boulder average, which means you can get a great deal if you’re looking. However, the rental prices in this community are 4% higher than the Boulder average.

The East Boulder community has a crime rate that is 225% higher than the U.S. average. The violent crimes in this area are 71 percent higher than the U.S. average as well, and there’s an incredible 1/14 chance that residents of this neighborhood will become crime victims. It may sound scary but don’t worry since this neighborhood is safer than 40% of the areas in Colorado.

The people of the East Boulder community have a median household income that is 1% lower than the national average. Additionally, the income per capita in this community is 35% higher than the U.S. average. The population in this area has a lower poverty rate and higher income per capita, which means that residents here can afford luxury items like cars or homes for their families if they want them.

The unemployment rate in the East Boulder community is 39% lower than the national average, meaning that if you’re looking for work, it’s much more likely to find something. Additionally,  people are working longer hours and taking on multiple jobs just because they need cash flow right now, which also compounds their difficulty finding employment outside of these circumstances. Besides, male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings, while the poverty level is equal to the national average.