Boulder has the 211th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 10.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Boulder area is 2%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Boulder has the 105th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Boulder is above average at $58,040, and the median cost of a home in Boulder is $499,200, which is above the national average. 71% of workers in Boulder hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Boulder. 64% of Boulder workers drive to work alone, 5% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 21% walk. People in Boulder spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.