Located in Boulder County, Gunbarrel is a community that is home to approximately 9,300 Colorado residents. While this community is well established it’s not considered an official town or city. Instead, it’s known as a census-designated place. So, it’s not usual to see that someone lives in Gunbarrel but has an address in Boulder, Longmont, or Niwot.

Gunbarrel Schools

Students in this area are served by the Boulder Valley School District and the St. Vrain Valley School District.

Elementary School Kids

The Boulder Valley School District enrolls approximately 28,000 students annually. They are comprised of 35 elementary schools, 19 middle schools, and 14 high schools.

Boulder Valley School District schools that enroll students in the Gunbarrel area include Heatherwood Elementary School, Platt Middle School, and Boulder High School.

St. Vrain School District enrolls approximately 32,000 students annually. They are comprised of 24 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, and 7 high schools.

St. Vrain School District schools that enroll students in the Gunbarrel area include Niwot Elementary School, Sunset Middle School, and Niwot High School.

The percentage of residents with a high school diploma or higher is 99.7 percent. The percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher is 71.9 percent.

Gunbarrel Homes for Sale

Gunbarrel Commons Park

You’ll want to check out this neighborhood park if you’re looking for a beautiful place to relax, play, and explore. There’s plenty of open green space and a playground area.

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Bring along your beloved dog to enjoy some time in the great outdoors because this park is pet-friendly. If your dog is used to being around other dogs, this park will be a welcome stopping spot along their walk.

Of course, residents love to visit the park when the Gunbarrel Food Truck Parties are in full swing. It’s not unusual for hundreds of residents to show up to these weekly events.

Gunbarrel Weather

The average high temperature is 85 degrees in August. The average low temperature is 21 degrees in January.

Be sure to grab your umbrella in April and May for the 2.8 inches of rainfall received each month. The overall average rainfall for this area is 20.66 inches annually.

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The city of Boulder and the surrounding communities like Gunbarrel may just be the most beautiful places to live if you enjoy snowfall. They get an average of 89 inches of snow annually.

Gunbarrel Real Estate

While the median home value does fluctuate from month to month due to the current market trends, the most recent census records a median home value of $416,300 for this area. This amount is higher than the $391,000 noted for Boulder County during this same census period.

How much is my home worth?

It’s recorded that 66.4 percent of residential properties in Gunbarrel are owned by someone living in the home.


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