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Innovation
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Monthly
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Event
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Market
Profile

Innovation
Venture

Quarterly
Indicators

Monthly
Reports

Event
Presentations

Market Profile

View the newly released 2023 Market Profile.

These are the comprehensive reports summarizing population, demographic and economic data for Boulder, Colorado.

Most Recent Document

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Market Profile Archive

  • Boulder Market Profile - Fall/Winter 2022

  • Boulder Market Profile - December 2020

  • Boulder Market Profile - December 2019

  • Boulder Market Profile - January 2019

  • Boulder Market Profile - August 2018

  • Boulder Market Profile - January 2018

  • Boulder Market Profile - January 2017

  • Boulder Market Profile - April 2016

  • Boulder Market Profile - November 2015

  • Boulder Market Profile - April 2015

  • Boulder Market Profile - November 2014

  • Boulder Market Profile - March 2014

Innovation Venture

Welcome to Innovation Venture, a report benchmarking Boulder's ingenuity and  innovation compared to other US centers.

Most Recent Document

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Innovation Venture Archive

  • Boulder Innovation Venture // 2020

  • Boulder Innovation Venture // 2018

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Quarterly Economic Indicators

Each quarter, the BEC publishes summaries of several key economic indicators for the Boulder area including employment, real estate, retail sales, venture capital investment, and more. Each indicator offers an inside look into the economic changes and factors affecting the local and regional market.

2024

  • Q1 2024 Boulder Economic Indicators

2023

  • Q4 2023 Boulder Economic Indicators

  • Q3 2023 Boulder Economic Indicators

  • Q2 2023 Boulder Economic Indicators

  • Q1 2023 Boulder Economic Indicators

2022

  • Q4 2022 Boulder Economic Indicators

  • Q3 2022 Boulder Economic Indicators

  • Q2 2022 Boulder Economic Indicators

  • Q1 2022 Boulder Economic Indicators

2021

  • Q4 2021 Boulder Economic Indicators

Monthly Reports

Small Business: Boulder’s Economic Bedrock

Small Businesses at a Glance Out of the 10,299 businesses in Boulder 8,484, or 82.4% are small businesses with 19 or under employees.    Boulder has a lower share of businesses with 19 or under employees than both Denver and the US. However, as a share of jobs, Boulder’s small businesses support 6% more […]
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Needs Mapping in Boulder County

Using data provided to the BEC by Mile High United Way , we can track needs for residents in Boulder County. The data is collected from calls coming into their 211 Help Center between January and October 2023 and is geographically organized by zip code. Due to the size of the dataset and restrictions on the number […]
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Unwrapping the Holiday Employment Landscape

  Unwrapping the Holiday Employment Landscape The holiday season is upon us. Stockings are being stuffed and Menorah’s are being lit. As we shift into holiday gear, the retail service sector in Boulder is currently witnessing a surge in demand, leading to a corresponding uptick in hiring. From retail salespeople to package delivery hires, holiday […]
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Event Presentations

Below are links to Presentations from BCEC events.

  • 2024 Boulder Economic Forecast // CU Leeds School of Business

    Special thanks to Dr. Rich Wobbekind and Brian Lewandowski of CU
    as well as our presenting sponsor, Elevations Credit Union.

  • 2024 Boulder Economic Forecast // Elizabeth Garner, State Demographer

    Special thanks to Elizabeth Garner, State Demographer.

  • 2023 Boulder Economic Forecast

    Special thanks to Dr. Rich Wobbekind and Brian Lewandowski of CU
    as well as our presenting sponsor, Elevations Credit Union.

  • 2023 Innosphere Ventures' Venture Capital Ecosystem Report

    Special thanks to Mike Freeman of Innosphere Ventures.

  • 2022 Boulder Economic Summit: Boulder Resiliency

    Special thanks to our dynamic speakers, Dr. Rich Wobbekind and Brian Lewandowski,
    as well as our presenting sponsor, Elevations Credit Union.

  • 2021 Boulder Economic Forecast: Colorado Economic Outlook

    Special thanks to our dynamic speakers, Dr. Rich Wobbekind and Brian Lewandowski,
    as well as our presenting sponsor, Elevations Credit Union.

  • 2020 Boulder Economic Forecast: Population Trends

    by State Demographer Elizabeth Garner

  • 2020 Boulder Economic Forecast: Growth with Uncertainty

    by Dr. Richard Wobbekind, Business Research Division, CU Boulder Leeds School of Business

  • 2020 Boulder Economic Forecast: Innovation Venture 2.0

  • 2019 Boulder Economic Forecast: Will the Recovery Ever End?

    By Dr. Richard Wobbekind

  • 2019 Boulder Economic Forecast: Addressing the Skills Gap

    By Shannon Block, Skillful Colorado

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