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Boulder Colorado Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Boulder Colorado metro area was $88,535 in 2019, the latest figures available. Boulder median household income is $11,408 higher than the median Colorado household income and $22,823 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Boulder median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Boulder are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Boulder Colorado

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Colorado $77,127 +5.28% +10.22%
Boulder $88,535 +3.83% +11.38%

Trends in Boulder, CO Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $88,535, the median household income for Boulder was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Boulder, Colorado, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Boulder

Date US Colorado Boulder
2019 $65,712 $77,127 $88,535
2018 $63,059 $73,257 $85,273
2017 $62,927 $72,085 $84,305
2016 $61,383 $69,978 $79,492
2015 $60,187 $68,965 $77,706
2014 $58,001 $66,266 $77,332
2013 $57,437 $64,662 $78,712
2012 $57,307 $63,324 $74,730
2011 $57,531 $63,096 $78,191
2010 $58,809 $63,509 $72,690
2009 $59,988 $66,210 $75,768

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Boulder Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Boulder was $112,791 in 2019. Compared to the median Colorado family income, Boulder median family income is $17,627 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Boulder will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Boulder Colorado

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Colorado $95,164 +5.08% +10.60%
Boulder $112,791 -0.93% -0.97%

Trends in Boulder, CO Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Boulder is $112,791. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $113,896 and is now $1,105 (0.97%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Boulder, Colorado, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Boulder

Date US Colorado Boulder
2019 $80,944 $95,164 $112,791
2018 $77,786 $90,567 $113,855
2017 $77,064 $88,564 $113,033
2016 $75,707 $86,040 $113,896
2015 $73,660 $84,585 $111,188
2014 $71,246 $81,510 $102,890
2013 $70,386 $79,195 $101,532
2012 $69,752 $79,297 $105,393
2011 $70,009 $78,729 $105,964
2010 $71,221 $79,671 $101,229
2009 $72,962 $82,352 $102,251

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Boulder Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Boulder was $51,415 in 2019. Compared to the median Colorado per capita income, Boulder median per capita income is $10,362 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Boulder will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Boulder Colorado

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Colorado $41,053 +5.95% +11.56%
Boulder $51,415 +9.97% +16.97%

Trends in Boulder, CO Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $51,415, the per capita income for Boulder was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Boulder, Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Boulder

Date US Colorado Boulder
2019 $35,672 $41,053 $51,415
2018 $34,444 $38,747 $46,755
2017 $33,788 $37,905 $47,716
2016 $33,163 $36,800 $43,955
2015 $32,351 $36,218 $44,256
2014 $31,228 $34,977 $41,903
2013 $30,982 $34,540 $42,364
2012 $30,476 $33,834 $41,960
2011 $30,425 $33,952 $41,544
2010 $30,622 $33,752 $42,289
2009 $31,545 $34,658 $42,468

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