Top U.S. cities for hipsters

  • 3. Boulder, Colorado


    Population: 100,363

    Percent aged 20-34: 35.7%

    Percent with a bachelor's degree: 71.8%

    Yoga per 10,000 residents: 4.4

    Cafes per 10,000 residents: 13.1 recently named Boulder a "hipster's paradise," calling it one of America's brainiest and foodiest towns. Colorado Daily even offers a guide to cracking the code of the Boulder hipster. It goes a little something like this:

    • The men have mustaches.
    • The women wear vintage cowboy boots.
    • They all lean toward extreme liberalism politically.
    • They like indie music and foreign films.
    • They drink Pabst Blue Ribbon.

    "Boulder's hipsters are like overly educated, indifferent snowflakes," the publication writes.

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