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Boulder City is a city in Clark County, in the Las Vegas metro area.

The community was named for the Boulder Canyon.

The latitude of Boulder City is 35.978N. The longitude is -114.831W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,510 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,314.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$50,523
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Boulder City demographic reports
Boulder City is near the Arizona border.
The community was established as a planned residential area for workers building the Hoover Dam.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 37. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2007 movie, "Into the Wild"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Fine Arts Festival - April 21-22, 2007
  • Dam Short Film Festival - Feb. 8-11, 2007
  • Art in the Park - Oct. 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Boulder City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Mead National Recreational Area
Boulder City attractions: Hoover Dam
Historic sites and museums: Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, Bruno's Indian and Turquoise Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Boulder City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Las Vegas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 89046 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Boulder City residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Boulder City ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Boulder City was $29,770, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

22% of Boulder City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Boulder City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $635.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,285.


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Libraries in Boulder City include Boulder City Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Boulder City include View Neighborhood Newspapers

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Politics

Clark County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Boulder City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Boulder City workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Boulder City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 7.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Boulder City include Best Western Lighthouse Inn & Resort, Boulder Dam Hotel, Boulder Inn & Suites.

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