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Business & Economic Profiles
City of Louisville
Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation

Population
City of Louisville - 20,112
Boulder County - 313,333
Metro Denver Area - 3,011,536
Colorado - 5,456,574

Climate
Sunny days - 303 (more than San Diego or Miami!)
Average temperature highs/lows:
Spring (March-May) -  63/35 F
Summer (June-August) -  83/55 F
Fall (September-October) - 72/45 F
Winter (November-February) -  45/23 F

Boulder County Stats
Boulder County population (2014) - 313,333
Total employment in Boulder County (2013) - 167,566
Boulder County unemployment rate (Apr 2015) - 3.5%
Average Wage (2013) - $61,048
Percent of adults with bachelor or graduate degrees in:
Boulder County - 58.2%
Colorado - 37.5%
U.S. - 29.3%
Sources: US Census, USDA, BLS

Additional data from the Denver Regional Council of Governments

 

Healthcare
Located in Louisville, Avista Adventist Hospital is a 114-bed full service acute care hospital with a medical staff of more than 500 physicians. Avista not only provides first-rate critical care services, such as emergency, trauma and intensive care, but it is also home to the New Life Center, the areas largest and most innovative birthing center.

Travel Times
Louisville is centrally located on Colorado's front range. In addition to excellent access to major traffic arteries, Louisville is scheduled to have commuter train service to both Denver and Boulder within five years. Following are approximate automobile travel times to important business and recreational locations in the state:
Louisville to Downtown Denver - 25 min.
To Boulder & University of Colorado - 10 min.
To Denver International Airport - 40 min.
To Ft. Collins and
Colorado State University - 50 min.
To Golden - 30 min.
To Colorado Springs - 1 hr. and 45 min.
To Interlocken Business Park - 4 min.
To The Denver Tech Center - 40 min.
To Eldora Ski Area - 45 min.
To Winter Park Ski Area - 1 hr. and 30 min.
To Loveland Ski Area - 1 hr
To Vail Ski Area - 2 hrs.
To Rocky Mountain National Park - 55 min.


 

 

Economic Data
Median family income - $92,121
Sales tax - 8.4%
Median home price $385,300

Major Employers (2014)
Adventist Hospital, 690 employees
Zayo Group 480 employees
Sierra Nevada Space Corp, 390 employees
Balfour Senior Living,330 employees
Fresca Foods, 320 Employees
Medtronic, 310 employees
City of Louisville, 290 employees
GHX, 240 employees
Design Mechanical, 190 employees
Centennial Peaks Hospital, 180 employees
Gaiam, 170 employees
Vaisala, 170 employees
CableLabs, 170 employees

Education and Training
The Boulder Valley and Metro Denver area provide your company with access to one of the most highly educated and vibrant pools of potential employees in the entire country with the percentage of college graduates well above the national average. Colorado's Front Range is a magnet for young, diverse, and highly educated workers.
Source: 2000 census

 Educational Attainment
 Place  Bachelor Degree Graduate Degree or Higher 
 Louisville      70.5%  34.7%
 Region      38.5%  13.7%
 State      37.5%  13.7%

Number of facilities within 30 miles
Colleges, universities and professional schools - 25
Junior colleges and technical institutes - 18

Student to teacher ratio (grade schools) - 18.3

Schools
Louisville and Boulder County offer open enrollment. The schools are excellent, the majority scoring in the top 25% nationally on the CSAP. Boulder County is also one of the few systems in the country offering full athletic and arts programs at the Middle School level.

Grade Schools: Coal Creek, Fireside, Louisville, Monarch, St. Louis (private)
Middle Schools: Louisville, Monarch, St. Louis (private)
High School: Monarch