Housing prices drive demographics
If you’re from another state, you might be a Coloradan
Despite the frequency with which “Native” T-shirts and bumper stickers can be spotted around town — and passing over the fact that the real natives of this land are indigenous peoples — fewer than half of Boulder County residents are from anywhere near here.
Leadership Fellows keep an eye on equityAnticipating and responding to shifting demographics and increasing cultural diversity in our community, Leadership Fellows Boulder County – a joint leadership development and networking program of the Community Foundation and the Boulder Chamber — offers emerging leaders a broad-based overview of Boulder County’s economic, civic, and cultural drivers.
Fostering connection for those who feel alone
When it was time for Mary Doyle to downsize, she had to leave the Boulder neighborhood she’d called home for 30 years, friends she’d known for decades, stores she’d shopped at.
Disabled seniors may feel overlooked in fitness-obsessed Boulder County
Boulder County has a reputation as a great place to age well, with people in their 70s, even 80s, crossing the finish line at the BolderBoulder, cycling local trails or walking the track at rec centers across the county.
County’s diversity increasing
“Boulder County’s so white.” It’s a common narrative, often uttered in criticizing the lack of diversity in the area. It has a ring of truth to it: 78% of Boulder County residents are non-Hispanic white, more than Colorado (69%) and the U.S. (62%).
Boulder County’s housing crisis raise questions about who can live here as experts declare an end to affordable housing, our senior population grows, and the future is unclear for a more diverse generation of youth.