Boulder City, NV Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Boulder City, Nevada - Basic Facts

The City of Boulder City had a population of 16,164 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boulder City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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

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Boulder City, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,164
Daytime Population: Workers 6,526
Daytime Population: Residents 9,404
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,930
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 15,820
Population in Familes 12,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 344
Population Density2 78
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $57,072
Average Household Income $79,052
Per Capita Income $35,516


Total Housing Units 7,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,600 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,323 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 766 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $290,631
Average Home Value $344,874


Total Households 6,923
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 4,277
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.01% 1.36%
Households 0.89% 1.28%
Families 0.76% 1.21%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 2017 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 # 84 37th
Diversity Index # 110 17th
Median Household Income # 53 60th
Per Capita Income # 25 82nd

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