Department of Numbers

Boulder Colorado Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Boulder Colorado metro area was $80,834 in 2017, the latest figures available. Boulder median household income is $11,717 higher than the median Colorado household income and $20,498 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Boulder median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Boulder are shown below.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Household Income for Boulder Colorado

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Colorado $69,117 +3.01% +8.78%
Boulder $80,834 +6.05% +9.02%

Trends in Boulder, CO Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $80,834, the median household income for Boulder was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Boulder, Colorado, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Boulder

Date US Colorado Boulder
2017 $60,336 $69,117 $80,834
2016 $58,856 $67,098 $76,220
2015 $57,709 $66,125 $74,506
2014 $55,613 $63,538 $74,148
2013 $55,072 $62,000 $75,471
2012 $54,948 $60,717 $71,653
2011 $55,162 $60,498 $74,971
2010 $56,388 $60,894 $69,697
2009 $57,519 $63,484 $72,648
2008 $59,382 $65,047 $75,856
2007 $60,135 $65,435 $74,969
2006 $59,051 $63,394 $75,257

Boulder Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Boulder was $108,380 in 2017. Compared to the median Colorado family income, Boulder median family income is $23,462 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Boulder will be released in September of 2019.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Median Family Income for Boulder Colorado

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Colorado $84,918 +2.93% +8.65%
Boulder $108,380 -0.76% +9.86%

Trends in Boulder, CO Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Boulder is $108,380. Real median family income peaked in 2016 at $109,208 and is now $828 (0.76%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Boulder, Colorado, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Boulder

Date US Colorado Boulder
2017 $73,891 $84,918 $108,380
2016 $72,591 $82,498 $109,208
2015 $70,627 $81,102 $106,610
2014 $68,313 $78,154 $98,654
2013 $67,488 $75,934 $97,351
2012 $66,880 $76,032 $101,054
2011 $67,126 $75,487 $101,601
2010 $68,289 $76,391 $97,061
2009 $69,958 $78,961 $98,041
2008 $72,321 $80,080 $101,765
2007 $72,500 $79,987 $100,894
2006 $71,330 $78,750 $98,578

Boulder Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Boulder was $45,752 in 2017. Compared to the median Colorado per capita income, Boulder median per capita income is $9,407 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Boulder will be released in September of 2019.

Show dollars as: Nominal Real

Real Per Capita Income for Boulder Colorado

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Colorado $36,345 +3.00% +8.37%
Boulder $45,752 +8.56% +13.87%

Trends in Boulder, CO Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $45,752, the per capita income for Boulder was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Boulder, Colorado, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Boulder

Date US Colorado Boulder
2017 $32,397 $36,345 $45,752
2016 $31,798 $35,285 $42,146
2015 $31,019 $34,727 $42,434
2014 $29,942 $33,537 $40,178
2013 $29,706 $33,118 $40,619
2012 $29,221 $32,441 $40,233
2011 $29,173 $32,554 $39,833
2010 $29,361 $32,363 $40,548
2009 $30,246 $33,231 $40,719
2008 $31,488 $34,777 $44,114
2007 $31,629 $34,527 $42,756
2006 $30,795 $33,821 $41,537