Not suffering from low self-esteem or lacking any self-confidence, the town of Superior, Colorado more than lives up to its name. While the name originally stood for the “superior” quality of coal that was mined in the area, today the name represents a quality of life that has grown to characterize Superior. Over 13,000 residents enjoy this small town community that serves as a “Gateway to Boulder Valley.”

Read below for more about living in Superior, Colorado!


Total Listings: 24
Average Price: $624,948
Highest Price: $1,305,000
Lowest Price: $229,000

Nestled between Denver and Boulder, the town of Superior is the perfect place for the homeowner who enjoys the friendliness of a small town while still being close to all that Denver and Boulder have to offer.  Featuring over 594 acres of parks, green space, and open space accompanied by  27 miles of trails, Superior is well suited for the person who enjoys the outdoors. Once you cover all 27 miles of trails, the Rocky Mountains are just up the road for you to explore, ski, mountain bike or hike.

The people of Superior are proud of annual events such as their Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Parade, as well as the annual Chili Fest. For those who love good BBQ, you’ll be pleased to know that Westword Magazine named Wayne’s Smoke Shack in Superior as the number one BBQ restaurant in all of Denver.

The town also hosts the Superior Morgul time-trial event, a nationally recognized cycling race that covers eight miles of rolling terrain. Nearly 500 racers descend on Superior each May and you’ll have the chance to watch – which is much more comfortable than racing.

If choosing to live in Superior is a smart choice, it might be because there are so many smart people who live here.  Over 70% of residents over the age of 25 have graduated from college and 27% have a graduate or professional degree. These percentages are significantly higher than most other towns and cities in Colorado! It might be because the town of Superior is only 8 miles from the University of Colorado’s Boulder campus and 14 miles from the Colorado School of Mines.

Kindergarten through high school students will benefit from being a part of the Boulder Valley School District. The town’s two elementary schools earned a perfect rating from and over 90%of high school graduates in Superior go on to pursue college studies.

The largest development within Superior is Rock Creek Ranch, which opened in. Rock Creek features nearly 3,000 single and multi-family homes and features has two neighborhood schools and two community parks with outdoor pools. Parents will be pleased to know that Rock Creek also has 12 playgrounds and 4 major parks. Rock Creek also has great coffee shops, as well as grocery stores and restaurants.

At LRA we provide all  the information you will need to move into a new town including understanding the  new environment and multiple home listings.  We guide buyers through the process  of finding a perfect home – we provide expert advice all along the way. For more details on how to purchase your next home  call us at  303-955-1359  or email:

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Robert Kelly & Cory Nickerson
Louisville Realty Associates
Louisville, CO 80027

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