South Boulder is a great neighborhood located about 3.2 miles from downtown Boulder with an estimated population of 16,230 people who call this place home.
The South Boulder neighborhood in Boulder has an excellent livability score and is ranked 6th out of all the neighborhoods within this city. It also ranks better than 58% of neighboring areas, making it a very desirable place to live.
Living in the South Boulder community is expensive. The cost of living in this community is 33% higher than the Boulder average and 47% higher than the national average. It’s no wonder that this community has such an appealing quality to it – there are so many reasons why people would want to live anywhere else but where they were born or grew up at least once.
However, the South Boulder community housing is 164% higher when compared to the national average. With a 2% increase in South Boulder real estate prices, it is clear to see why there has been little change when compared with the average of Boulder. Rental rates for homes and condos across town are 20% higher than what you can find locally.
South Boulder has a crime rate that’s 21% higher than the U.S. average. The violent crimes in this area are 49 percent lower than the U.S. average as well, meaning you have about 1 chance out of 36 of becoming victims here. However, it should be noted despite these statistics; the South Boulder community is safer than 91% of the areas in Colorado.
The median household income in the South Boulder community is a whopping 93% higher than the national average. What’s even more impressive? The income per capita here is 63% higher than the national average. This means that the residents of this community have plenty of opportunities to make money.
South Boulder is a community with great opportunities for those who are willing to work hard. The median earnings of males compared to females here outpace them by 41%. When it comes down to their unemployment rates which are 12 percent lower than the national average can be attributed largely due to this thriving business climate where people want more jobs rather than just any old sort after paycheck because they know there will always be something new on offer. Also, the neighborhood’s poverty rates are on par with the U.S. average.
The South Boulder neighborhood is a place where the school test scores are equal to the U.S. average, and most people (97%) have completed 8th grade. In fact, 97% of residents in this neighborhood have finished high school. The same can’t be said for other places: only 77% graduate from college-level programs such as Bachelor’s degrees, which makes them an excellent choice if you’re looking for top-quality education.