An attractive (and privileged) subset of Boulder, North Boulder is home to those with sizable salaries. North Boulder is a kid-friendly community that offers plenty of conveniences and amenities for parents as well. If you are looking for a special place to call home, consider Pine Brook Hills and Central Boulder.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Because moving can be messy, narrow your search for the perfect place by using our site's apartment ratings and reviews. For those who value convenience, Broadway St. and Iris Ave. are a couple popular streets in North Boulder with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
North Boulder has restaurants and bars, including Bustop, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Additionally, a local chain restaurant is Subway, which is located on Broadway St.
Aqua Fleur Day Spa and 40 Plus Fitness Robin are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at North Boulder's My Life Unbuttoned.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in North Boulder.
North Boulder has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Fruteria Ab and A B Supermarkets which are both located on Broadway St. Never fail to satisfy your sweet-tooth in this neighborhood. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to Spruce Confections on Broadway St., or continue on to Lucky's Bake House, which is also on Broadway St. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Lucky's Market and Luckys Market.
Giftware Sales & Marketing Inc and Outbound Guitar Co are two of the convenient retail options in North Boulder. For shopping a little out of the ordinary, Greensideup Gallery can be found on Broadway St.
Nearby School Information
The schools your children attend will be largely determined by where you rent. They may be eligible to attend a school in the St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j or the Boulder Valley School District No. Re2. Some of the schools near the apartments in North Boulder are Shining Mountain Waldorf School, Centennial Middle School and Crest View Elementary School. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options near the apartments for rent, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
A middle school in the Boulder Valley School District No. Re2, Centennial Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
The Boulder Valley School District No. Re2 offers 34 elementary schools, 17 middle schools and 13 high schools. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, Boulder Valley School District No. Re2 trumps St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. Boulder Valley School District No. Re2 has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the St. Vrain Valley School District No. Re1j.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
To help you make budgeting decisions, it's probably good to know that North Boulder's cost of living is about 21% higher than in nearby Pine Brook Hills. On average a household in North Boulder spends $101.3K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Pine Brook Hills, which come to around $84.0K/year.
The neighborhood of Pine Brook Hills is somewhat different from North Boulder in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in North Boulder is 29, while in Pine Brook Hills it's 18. In North Boulder, the average household size is 2.48 people, and it's 2.27 people in Pine Brook Hills. Of households in North Boulder and Pine Brook Hills, 27% and 21% have children, respectively.
At $164.0K, the average income level in North Boulder is significantly higher than that of Pine Brook Hills's, which stands at $128.6K.