Boulder City Real Estate

The land upon which Boulder City was founded was a harsh, desert environment. Its sole reason for existence was the need to house workers contracted to build the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River (known commonly as Boulder Dam from 1933 to 1947, when it was officially renamed Hoover Dam by a joint resolution of Congress). Men hoping for work on the dam project had begun settling along the river in tents soon after the precise site for the dam had been chosen by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1930. Their ramshackle edifices were collectively known as "Ragtown".[9][10]

Boulder City was originally built in 1931 by the Bureau of Reclamation and Six Companies, Inc. as housing for workers who were building the Hoover Dam.

The sheer scale of the dam and duration of the project required the Bureau of Reclamation to consider the construction of a semi-permanent town rather than a temporary arrangement.[11] Boulder City was exceptionally rare as an example of a town fully planned under government supervision. This is unlike 19th century privately funded company town examples found in the United Kingdom, such as Port Sunlight, or in the United States, such as Pullman, Chicago.

Source: wikipedia.com

Boulder City - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Boulder City: $969,700 / County Avg $808,900

60%

Avg Taxes in Boulder City: $3,100 / County Avg $3,100

50%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Boulder City: 2,500 / County Avg 2,505

50%

Avg Price per/sqft in Boulder City:$388 / County Avg $323

120%

Avg Walkscore in Boulder City: 26 / County Avg 35

37%

Avg Year Built in Boulder City: 1977 / County Avg 1997

49%

Avg Days on Website in Boulder City: 110 / County Avg 77

71%

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