Boulder City, NV Profile: Facts & Data


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Boulder City, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of Boulder City had a population of 15,957 as of July 1, 2018. Boulder City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Boulder City is located at latitude 35.8438 and longitude -114.9115 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Boulder City (see map below) encompass a land area of 208.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,510 feet.

The City of Boulder City (GNIS ID: 2409884) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Boulder City is located within Clark Division of Clark County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boulder City: Adaven, Hidam, Hoover City, Wilbur.

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Boulder City, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,957
Population in Households 15,609
Population in Familes 12,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 348
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $60,020
Average Household Income $84,477
Per Capita Income $37,853


Total Housing Units 7,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,482 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,347 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 891 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $300,044
Average Home Value $353,933


Total Households 6,829
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 4,216
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 1.22%
Households 0.62% 1.17%
Families 0.49% 1.1%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Boulder City, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boulder City to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 20 85th
Population Density # 85 36th
Diversity Index # 111 16th
Median Household Income # 43 68th
Per Capita Income # 21 85th

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