13.1% Poverty Rate in Boulder County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in Boulder County, Colorado

How does the Poverty Rate in Boulder County, Colorado compare to other counties in Colorado?

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Boulder County, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

12.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Boulder County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 12.7%.

15.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Boulder County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.9%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Boulder County, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Boulder County, Colorado have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 272,572 residents of Boulder County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 34,621 (12.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 5,261 (15.9%) of 33,033 residents of Boulder County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Boulder County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in Boulder County is 13.1%.
Boulder County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Boulder 21.6%

96,237

Gunbarrel 8.8%

9,290

Lafayette 8.3%

27,345

Louisville 5.8%

20,207

Lyons 5.8%

2,085

Nederland 22.7%

1,496

Niwot 4.5%

4,445

Pine Brook Hill 9.7%

1,070

2018 Colorado Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Colorado in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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