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Unformatted text preview: ounty continues to experience steady
population growth, above-average employment
growth and income, and below-average unemployment. Boulder County’s population increased
an average of 0.86% a year over the past decade.
Year-to-year comparisons show total nonfarm
employment rose 1.9% between September 2010
and 2011, after climbing 0.5% between September 2009 and 2010, and decreasing 5.2% between
September 2008 and 2009. A large concentration of jobs in sectors with higher-than-average
wages contributes to above-average incomes for
area residents (Boulder 2010 median household
income, $64,314; Colorado, $55,945; United States,
112 $51,222). In September 2011, the not seasonally
adjusted Boulder County unemployment rate was
5.9% compared to the not seasonally adjusted state
unemployment rate of 7.6% and the national rate
of 8.8%. Real Estate
Boulder County experienced a rise in commercial vacancy rates and a decrease in residential
real estate sales and average home values over the
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
- Spring '13
- The Lottery