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Boulder, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Boulder Census Designated Place had a population of 177 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Boulder is located at latitude 42.7483 and longitude -109.7176 in Sublette County. The formal boundaries for the Boulder Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sublette County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,018 feet.

The Boulder Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407891) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Boulder Census Designated Place is located within Boulder Division of Sublette County.


Boulder, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 177 (100%)
Population in Households 176 (99.4%)
Population in Families 138 (78.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 94
Diversity Index2 26


Median Household Income $87,010
Average Household Income $95,762
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $37,301
Wealth Index5 92


Total HU (Housing Units) 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (32.4%)
Median Home Value $261,364
Average Home Value $348,113
Housing Affordability Index3 222


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.39% -0.11%
Households 0.27% -0.28%
Families 0.63% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Boulder, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boulder to the other 203 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 32nd
Population Density # 133 35th
Median Household Income # 16 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 182 90th
Per Capita Income # 57 72nd
Diversity Index # 73 65th

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