Top Neighborhoods in Boulder for Young Professionals
Many talented intellectuals and young professionals are flocking to Boulder to jumpstart their careers and work at some of the best startup companies and creative industries in the country. Already boasting the nickname “New Silicon Valley”, the last thing that Boulder moving companies want these young professionals to worry about when moving to Boulder is being able to find affordable housing or a neighborhood where they can plant their seeds and grow roots.
Our white-glove moving crew at All My Sons Moving & Storage Boulder has a list of the top neighborhoods in Boulder for young professionals to check out!
Boulder – Downtown Boulder is a great place for young professionals and millennials to call home. About 20% of Downtown Boulder residents are between 22 and 29 years old and there are almost 11,000 amenities at their doorstep. Downtown may not be the cheapest rent wise, but your commute will be almost zero, so you may not need a vehicle, saving you money on car payments, car insurance and gas. Chic modern condos are the norm in downtown Boulder but young professionals with families can also find single-family homes.
Lone Tree – Young professionals with a bachelor’s degree who are moving to Boulder should consider Lone Tree as an escape from the city. The average annual earnings for those with Bachelor’s degrees is over $61,000. Lone Tree boasts local shopping centers, golf and an arts center and young people will enjoy the calm and beautiful atmosphere away from the city.
Lakewood – With similar amenities and a high percentage of young residents, Lakewood matches downtown Boulder’s appeal for young people. Lakewood has more housing options, including townhomes and single-family homes that can fit any young professional’s lifestyle and budget. Young professionals with families will appreciate the housing options available in a buzzing neighborhood like Lakewood.
Wheat Ridge – Foodies rejoice! This is the neighborhood for you. With amazing local cuisine and annual festivals, live music events and art exhibits, the vibe of Wheat Ridge attracts young professionals from all over. The cost of living is what keeps these young professionals around, being significantly cheaper than neighborhoods like downtown Boulder and Lakewood.
Littleton – Another neighborhood that offers a wide selection of local amenities, Littleton is another great choice for young professionals. Homebuyers can choose between townhomes, condos, and single-family homes surrounded by shopping venues and local community areas.
Westminster – Young professionals looking for a small town feel to start a family should look no further than the neighborhood of Westminster. Those moving to this quaint area can choose between condos and much larger single-family homes, perfect for a new family.
Broomfield – Broomfield is much like Westminster in terms of large family homes for sale, but offers more land. Local Boulder moving companies recommend Broomfield when families are looking for larger pieces of property.