Boulder County Courthouse
|US state :||Colorado|
|Administrative headquarters :||Boulder|
|Foundation :||November 1, 1861|
|Residents :||294,567 (2010)|
|Population density :||153.2 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||1946 km²|
|Water surface :||23 km²|
|Website : www.co.boulder.co.us|
Boulder, which translates as rock into German, is one of the 16 original administrative districts of Colorado, the number of which has now grown to 64. In 2001 Boulder lost the city of Broomfield , which, like Denver, is now an independent municipality in Colorado.
The historic Denver, Boulder and Western Railway Historic District (also known as Switzerland Trail of America , in German: "the Swiss Path America" ) located in and around Ward is, is a historic trail area in Boulder County. The area was listed as a Historic Monument on September 18, 1980 by the National Register of Historic Places , number 80000882.
In Gold Hill , the historical is Gold Hill Historic District (also known as Gold Hill, 5BL769 ). The area includes North Street , Pine Street , Boulder Street , Gold Run Street, and College Street . It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 3, 1989 as a historic district with number 89000979.
The county is bounded clockwise from the north by Larimer , Weld , Broomfield , Jefferson , Gilpin and Grand . Boulder County can be roughly divided into two halves, with the eastern - somewhat smaller - part comprising the urbanized region around the cities of Longmont in the northeast and Boulder, which is home to the administrative center, in the south. The city is no longer directly in the metropolitan area of Denver, but is often still counted as part of the metropolitan area.
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1900–1990 2000 2010
The county had a population of 291,288 people as of the 2000 census . There were 114,680 households and 68,808 families. The population density was 151 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 88.54 percent white, 0.88 percent African American, 0.61 percent Native American, 3.06 percent Asian, 0.06 percent of residents from the Pacific island area and 4.67 percent from other ethnic groups Groups; 2.18 percent were descended from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.46 percent of the population.
Of the 114,680 households, 30.7 percent had children and young people under the age of 18 living with them. 48.9 percent were married couples living together, 7.7 percent were single mothers. 40.0 percent were not families. 26.3 percent were single households and 5.5 percent had people aged 65 or over. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.03.
For the entire county, the population was composed of 22.9 percent of residents under the age of 18, 13.4 percent between 18 and 24 years of age, 33.6 percent between 25 and 44 years of age, and 22.3 percent between 45 and 64 years of age 7.8 percent were 65 years of age or over. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males, and for every 100 females aged 18 and over there were 101.7 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $ 55,861 , and the median income for a family is $ 70,572. Males had a median income of $ 48,047 versus $ 32,207 for females. The per capita income was $ 28,976. 9.5 percent of the population and 4.6 percent of families are below the poverty line. This included 7.6 percent of the population under the age of 18 and 5.9 percent of the population aged 65 and over.
- Big Elk Meadows
- Boulder Junction
- Coal Creek
- Crescent Village
- El Vado
- Eldorado Springs
- Gold Hill
- Meeker Park
- Paragon Estates
- Peaceful Valley
- Pleasant View Ridge
- Silver Spruce
- Switzerland Park
- Wall Street
- GNIS-ID: 198122. Retrieved on February 22, 2011 (English).
- US Census Bureau - Census of Population and Housing . Retrieved March 15, 2011
- Extract from Census.gov . Retrieved February 28, 2011
- Excerpt from factfinder.census.gov.Retrieved February 28, 2011
- Extract from census.gov.Retrieved March 31, 2012