About Superior Colorado


The town of Superior was incorporated in 1904 as a mining town. It was named Superior due to the superior quality of the coal that was mined there. It is located in Southeastern Boulder County and provides easy access to the city of Boulder and other major metro areas. Superior is a very small town, but has a lot to offer. With over 500 acres of parks and open space, it is the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. There are also plenty of restaurants to enjoy as well as shopping. If it’s a small town feel with easy access to larger surrounding areas, Superior may be the place for you!

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Real Estate and Homes in Superior Colorado

Real estate prices vary greatly by style and location. While Superior does offer smaller single family homes starting in the low $200,000 range, typical move-in ready homes sized for a family of 4 start closer to $400,000. See the list below for starting prices in Superior.

  • Single Family Homes - Staring at $200,000
  • Condos - Starting at $110,000
  • Townhomes - Starting at $110,000
  • Patio Homes - Starting at $365,000
  • Age Restricted - Starting at $
  • Farm and Ranch - Starting at $1,000,000
  • Vacant Land - Starting at $50,000

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Superior Colorado Demographics

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    • Population (2012): 12,782 and growing (US Census)
    • Area: 3.96 square miles (US Census)
    • Elevation: 5,495 feet
    • Median Household Income: $107,921 (US Census)
    • Density: 3,153.1 persons per square mile (US Census)
    • Counties: Jefferson, Boulder
    • Property Taxes: Approximately $570 per $100,000 in value (Average of entire county; Rate will vary city by city and based on the current mill rate)
    • Sales Tax Rate: 8.260% (sale-tax.com)
    • School District: Boulder Valley

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Superior Commuting

  • Highway 36 and highway 128
  • RTD

Average commute times to:

  • Denver (Downtown) 30 minutes
  • Boulder 15 minutes
  • Longmont 30 minutes

Recreation and Fun Stuff in Superior

Hiking and Outdoor Activities

Recreation Centers

Private Athletic Clubs

Golf Courses

Other Superior Points of Interest

Things to do nearby