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$2,654 - 15,172
3000 Pearl Pkwy Boulder, CO
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$1,695
1934 18Th St Boulder, CO
1 BR | Aug. 5, 2024
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$2,749
2964 Eagle Way Boulder, CO
2 BR | Aug. 6, 2024
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$1,600
2320 Goss St Boulder, CO
1 BR | Aug. 6, 2024
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Goss Grove
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$4,295
Boulder, CO
3 BR | Available Now
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$1,210 - 1,747
4990 Osage Dr. Boulder, CO
2 BR | Available Now
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$2,490 - 3,660
2039 11th St Boulder, CO
Studio - 1 BR | Available Now
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$3,595
3401 Arapahoe Ave Boulder, CO
2 BR | Aug. 7, 2024
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$5,200
Boulder, CO
2 BR | Aug. 3, 2024
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Mapleton Hill
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$1,700 - 1,750
Boulder, CO
2 BR | Aug. 12, 2024
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Whittier
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$3,150
2727 Folsom St #210 Boulder, CO
1 BR | Sep. 3, 2024
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$6,495
389 S Cedar Brook Rd Boulder, CO
4 BR | Aug. 1, 2024
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$2,400
1014 Spruce St Boulder, CO
1 BR | Available Now
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$3,250
4298 Sumac Ct Boulder, CO
3 BR | Aug. 5, 2024
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$9,500
1990 Poplar Ave Boulder, CO
5 BR | Aug. 15, 2024
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$4,495
3301 Arapahoe Ave #402 Boulder, CO
2 BR | Sep. 1, 2024
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$3,395
251 Pearl St #2 Boulder, CO
1 BR | Sep. 1, 2024
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$6,500
853 Wagonwheel Gap Rd Boulder, CO
5 BR | Available Now
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$1,700
5120 Williams Fork Trl Boulder, CO
1 BR | Aug. 7, 2024
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$1,800
2902 Shadow Creek Dr Boulder, CO
1 BR | Aug. 10, 2024
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$3,300
Boulder, CO
3 BR | Aug. 16, 2024
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Mapleton Hill
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$1,950
3130 Folsom St Boulder, CO
2 BR | Aug. 7, 2024
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$2,620
4678 White Rock Cir #7 Boulder, CO
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$5,995
3111 Bluff St Boulder, CO
3 BR | Sep. 30, 2024
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$1,650
1821 22nd St Boulder, CO
1 BR | Aug. 14, 2024
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Goss Grove
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$1,600
Boulder, CO
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North Wonderland
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$2,895
2201 Pearl St #122 Boulder, CO
1 BR | Sep. 1, 2024
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$5,495
430 Maxwell Ave Boulder, CO
3 BR | Aug. 1, 2024
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$1,700
3035 Oneal Pkwy Boulder, CO
1 BR | Aug. 16, 2024
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$3,500
128 Eddy Pl Boulder, CO
4 BR | Aug. 5, 2024
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How much does it cost to rent an apartment in Boulder?

Boulder Apartments
Bed Type Average Rent Range
Studio $1,040 $760 - $2,650
1BR $2,000 $1,500 - $3,470
2BR $2,370 $1,210 - $4,130
3BR $3,400 $2,470 - $6,500
4+BR $4,630 $3,170 - $13,370

Find a Boulder Apartment

When you call Boulder home, you are nestling yourself at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Home to the University of Colorado, Boulder boasts a population of about 100,000 people. Due to the college environment, this town has a younger than average population group. Located in Boulder Valley this town is surrounded by beautiful rock formations known as Flatirons. Outside of winter this town boasts warm temperatures. Winter months can get a bit chilly and natural you can expect snow which generally falls at an estimated 88 inches per season. This amazing destination is the perfect combination of city and country living.

When to Search

Due to the extreme cold in the winter months it's best to look for a property in the spring and summer. However you want to start as soon as possible. With the growing college population, apartments are snatched up quickly. The ideal time is early spring in order to get a jump start before the summer and fall sessions. .

Staying in the Know

There are numerous apartment complexes in Boulder that cater to the college student. Landlords are looking for a mix of responsible and reliable tenants. They can afford to be very selective so be sure to have all your paperwork in order. Be prepared to pay application fees as well as deposits if accepted.

Life in Boulder

Transportation

Boulder has the GO Boulder public transpiration system that can easily transport you around town. In addition when the weather is nice there are numerous bikeways that can be used. The town states that biking is one of the best way to get around town. Naturally there are taxis when needed. A vehicle is recommended if you move towards the outskirts of town.

Where to play

Nature lovers will find the Boulder area a haven for outdoor lovers. With hiking trails and the vast landscape available, this area is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy what the world has to offer. In addition there are some great golf courses available. Downtown Boulder boasts a variety of nightlife activities making this town ideal for people from all walks of life.

Attractions

Boulder is a beautiful city, and most of the attractions in the area take the form of particularly spectacular parts of the local landscape. However, if you're looking to view some man-made attractions, the University of Colorado at Boulder is well worth a stop. When it comes to outdoor attractions Chautauqua Park certainly reigns supreme. The beautiful thing about this park is that it offers something for everyone. If you want to challenge yourself with a difficult hike, you have the ability to do so. On the other hand, if you'd just like to relax and read a book while looking at some of the most beautiful scenery in the country, that is perfectly acceptable as well.

Dining

Italian food lovers should head to Frasca Food & Wine. The modern and minimalist décor make it perfect for putting your attention on the food. Riff’s Urban Fare continually gets the best reviews in the city for it's great atmosphere and inventive menu choices. The Kitchen is everything that is good about the food scene in Boulder, and focuses on providing farm-to-table meals that have been sourced right from the local community. If you enjoy the experience of small-plate Tapas style dining, then you need to head to the Mediterranean Restaurant on Walnut Street. They draw inspiration from every country in the Mediterranean part of the world, and the results are impeccable.

Bars

Craft beer is immensely popular in Colorado, and there are nearly more pubs who brew their own beer than those who don't in Boulder. Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery is a good place to go and see what a craft brewery is all about, with great food and regular live music to add to the experience. Another brewpub with a well-regarded bluegrass musical series is Oskar Blues Grill & Brew. If you're more of a wine drinker you still have lots of great options in Boulder, including Frasca Food and Wine which has a cellar with more than 200 options stocked for it's customers.

Culture

The arts and culture are very important to the people of Boulder, and they do an excellent job of supporting community cultural institutions like the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra. Boulder also has a thriving theatre community, which includes Boulder’s Dinner Theatre. The company specializes in putting on Broadway-quality musicals that are perfect for family outings. There are museums of all shapes and sizes in Boulder. The Boulder History Museum can tell you all about the highlights throughout the history of the region. The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art hosts one of the best modern art collections in the region, and yet manages to keep admission to a single dollar for anyone who wants to visit.

Events

Certainly one of the most prestigious annual events is the Colorado Shakespeare Festival that takes place each summer. More than half a century old, it is regarded as one of the best summer Shakespeare festivals in the country. Memorial Day weekend brings runners from across the country Boulder, as the Bolder Boulder 10K race takes place. For a more relaxed event, you should visit the Boulder Creek Festival. The banks of Boulder Creek become lined with artists, artisans, food vendors and performers during a weekend in May each year. The closing of the festival is marked with the always popular Rubber Duck race.

Shopping

Downtown Boulder has an absolute smorgasbord of shopping options for you to enjoy. Best of all, the vast majority of the shops are contained within a very small area. This makes it the perfect venue for taking a stroll and enjoying the day while window-shopping past everything from high-end boutiques to second hand stores. Pearl Street in particular is not to be missed, as it features a pedestrian walkway that makes it the perfect venue to shop by foot. Twenty Ninth Street is an open air shopping complex that features Nordstrom Rack and a Macy’s as anchor stores.

Sports

Local sports are mostly restricted to the college teams. The Colorado Buffaloes play out of Colorado University. The athletics program is quite strong. The football team is an NCAA Division 1 team that currently competes in the Pacific 12. While there is no professional sports team in Boulder currently, most of the city strongly supports the professional teams housed in Denver. Usually, there are several bus trips that head to Denver with a large load of people anytime one of the pro teams that make their home in that city play. Support for the Colorado Rockies is especially strong.

Outdoors

Local sports are mostly restricted to the college teams. The Colorado Buffaloes play out of Colorado University. The athletics program is quite strong. The football team is an NCAA Division 1 team that currently competes in the Pacific 12. While there is no professional sports team in Boulder currently, most of the city strongly supports the professional teams housed in Denver. Usually, there are several bus trips that head to Denver with a large load of people anytime one of the pro teams that make their home in that city play. Support for the Colorado Rockies is especially strong.

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Boulder:
July Rent Report

Welcome to the July 2024 Boulder Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the July 2024 key findings and figures for the Boulder rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Boulder and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Boulder average rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

$2,550
$1,910
$1,280
$640
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Boulder Rent Prices Increase From June to July

Boulder rent prices increased over the last month. From June to July, the city experienced a 0.77% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Boulder one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,823.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from June to July, Boulder experienced a -0.22% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Boulder two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $2,291.0.

July Prices: Boulder vs. Surrounding Areas

Superior, CO
Louisville, CO
Erie, CO
Broomfield, CO
Boulder, CO
Lafayette, CO
Longmont, CO
$2,138
$2,138
$1,868
$1,841
$1,809
$1,804
$1,480
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$700
$1,400
$2,100
$2,800
Median 1 BR Rent

Rent Prices in Boulder and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have increased in Boulder over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 3 of the Boulder suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 3 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Broomfield, CO, Louisville, CO, Lafayette, CO .

  • Rent decreased in Longmont, CO, Superior, CO, Erie, CO.

  • 4 suburbs are currently priced higher than the city of Boulder.

  • 2 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Boulder.

July 2024 Pricing Trends: Boulder vs. National Comparisons

New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago, IL
Boulder, CO
Columbus, OH
Minneapolis, MN
Pittsburgh, PA
$4,189
$3,023
$2,389
$2,340
$1,888
$1,809
$1,394
$1,253
$1,200
$0
$1,400
$2,800
$4,200
$5,600
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Boulder Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in Boulder over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Boulder average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a Boulder one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.

For more information about Boulder and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.

Data set for Boulder and suburbs

1 BR July 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR July 2 BR M/M % Change
Boulder, CO $1,809.0 -3.83% $2,296.0 -3.16%
Broomfield, CO $1,841.0 0.33% $2,132.0 -0.19%
Longmont, CO $1,480.0 -2.63% $1,697.0 -0.29%
Superior, CO $2,138.0 0.00% $2,555.0 -0.43%
Louisville, CO $2,138.0 1.47% $2,571.0 0.12%
Lafayette, CO $1,804.0 1.81% $2,239.0 1.45%
Erie, CO $1,868.0 -1.11% $2,299.0 0.53%

Methodology

Each month, using over 1 million Rentable listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.