Superior

Rich with “superior” quality of coal found in the area, locals started calling the town Superior.

Welcome to Superior

Living in Superior

Similar to many Colorado towns, Superior was once a coal-mining town. Rich with “superior” quality of coal found in the area, locals started calling the town Superior. Home to just under 13,000 residents and located just outside of Boulder, Superior locals love where they live! Superior offers residents great amenities and activities such as movie theaters, shopping, dining, and bowling alleys. About 25% of the town is dedicated to open space, perfect for outdoor adventures and world-class hiking and biking. The town is also known as the “Gateway to Boulder Valley” for its spectacular views of the Flatirons and the Rocky Mountains.
 

Superior Community and Neighborhoods

Nestled in between Boulder and Denver, locals love the quaint community that Superior offers! Considering a large portion of the town is dedicated to beautiful open space, the majority of the town is built out. There are plenty of single-family homes as well as a mix of smaller options like condos, townhomes, and apartments around Superior with the median home price being around $518k. Neighborhoods like Rock Creek and Sagamore offer a suburban feel surrounded by some shopping and dining. The community of Rock Creek offers single and multi-family homes with amenities, paved walking trails, swimming pools, and parks. Families love to live in Superior because of the convenience and the ability to get their kids into great schools. Commuting to work is a breeze with Broomfield, Boulder, and Denver just minutes away.

Overview for Superior, CO

13,541 people live in Superior, where the median age is 37.5 and the average individual income is $50,829.45. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,541

Total Population

37.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$50,829.45

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Superior, CO

Superior has 4,517 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Superior do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,541 people call Superior home. The population density is 826.15 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,541

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.5

Median Age

49.43 / 50.57%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
4,517

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$50,829.45

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Superior, CO

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Superior. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Superior Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5

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