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Population in 2012: 212,303 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.3%
 

Males: 106,233  (50.0%)
Females: 106,070  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  35.8 years
Idaho median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 83616, 83634, 83642, 83646, 83702, 83703, 83704, 83705, 83706, 83709, 83712, 83713, 83714, 83716.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,446 (it was $42,432 in 2000)
Boise:

$47,446
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,681

Boise City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,000 (it was $118,100 in 2000)
Boise:

$167,000
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $220,347; Detached houses: $229,932; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,652; In 2-unit structures: $308,105; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,525; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $380,886; Mobile homes: $51,730; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $36,773

Median gross rent in 2012: $771.

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Boise races chart
  • White alone - 178,694 (84.2%)
  • Hispanic - 15,433 (7.3%)
  • Asian alone - 7,149 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 5,633 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 2,455 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,922 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 834 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 179 (0.08%)

Races in Boise detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Boise: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (16.7%), English (13.2%), Irish (10.8%), United States (7.4%), Italian (3.2%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 2730 feet

Land area: 63.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,329 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Boise:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boise City city:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

15,221 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 1.8% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:  7.4%
Idaho:  5.6%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Boise, Idaho as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Boise to the number of sex offenders is 53,076 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,424 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,429 (0.8%)

Boise satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (341.9 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (668.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Garden City, ID (1.6 miles ), Boise Hills, ID (2.4 miles) , Hidden Spring, ID (2.7 miles ), Eagle, ID (2.8 miles ), Meridian, ID (2.8 miles ), Robie Creek, ID (3.4 miles ), Kuna, ID (3.5 miles ), Star, ID (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 985 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 1998: 1103 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 1999: 992 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2000: 988 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2001: 797 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2002: 718 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2003: 738 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2004: 674 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2005: 955 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2006: 588 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2007: 426 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2008: 183 buildings, average cost: $245,800
  • 2009: 177 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2010: 352 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2011: 359 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 2012: 580 buildings, average cost: $218,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.61 N, Longitude: 116.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +43,496 (+20.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 84,689 (79.3%)

Area code: 208

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Crime rates in Boise by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 12630561017311
per 100,000 0.61.13.11.60.02.63.05.00.53.41.50.50.5
Rapes 6884921081251201271228170896675
per 100,000 39.144.347.855.864.561.564.161.339.833.943.231.735.4
Robberies 627884788086111686462585964
per 100,000 35.641.143.640.341.344.156.034.231.430.028.228.430.3
Assaults 522471497443540537528448405399389384427
per 100,000 299.9248.3258.1229.0278.5275.4266.4225.0198.8193.3188.9184.7201.8
Burglaries 1,3491,3471,3181,4221,2321,3581,1651,0181,1051,046888809913
per 100,000 775.0710.2684.5735.2635.5696.4587.8511.3542.3506.7431.3389.0431.5
Thefts 5,9466,1636,2096,2235,5325,6275,0744,7784,5764,5374,6604,3474,272
per 100,000 3416.23249.33224.43217.52853.52885.52559.92399.82245.72197.82263.22090.52019.2
Auto thefts 387585542477529499377379215174159172157
per 100,000 222.3308.4281.5246.6272.9255.9190.2190.4105.584.377.282.774.2
Arson 666878105707352804855505356
per 100,000 37.935.940.554.336.137.426.240.223.626.624.325.526.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 310.7302.8307.5304.5299.1306.2285.1260.4217.4210.9209.9188.6195.0

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Crime rate in Boise detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 363 (283 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Idaho average:

1.74

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +49,487 (+36.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and electronic products (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Boise-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/28/1995 at 06:26:21, a magnitude 4.7 (4.3 MB, 4.6 ML, 4.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1993 at 14:54:24, a magnitude 4.6 (3.6 MB, 4.3 ML, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Boise center
On 2/17/1992 at 16:52:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1995 at 12:20:55, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2002 at 09:29:25, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Boise center
On 2/18/1993 at 16:19:51, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ada County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Boise topographic map

Birthplace of: Torrie Wilson - Professional wrestler, Frank Church - Politician, James Jesus Angleton - (1917-1987), CIA counterintelligence, William Agee - Businessman, John Dehlin - Blogger, Reginald R. Myers - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Mike Kyle - Martial artist, Duke Fergerson - Football player, Justin Eilers - Mixed martial artist, Bonnie McCarroll - Rodeo performer.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Boise: Dan D. Schoonover, Reginald R. Myers, Robert D. Maxwell.

Main business address for: WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL INC (SERVICES-ENGINEERING SERVICES), IDACORP INC (ELECTRIC SERVICES), ALBERTSONS INC /DE/ (RETAIL-GROCERY STORES), IDAHO POWER CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES), EXTENDED SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Boise:

  • TABLE ROCK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 5610 W GAGE ST, SUITE B)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 1109 WEST MRYTLE SUITE 220)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 2563 SOUTH FIVE MILE ROAD)
  • LIFES DOORS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 420 SOUTH ORCHARD)
  • PROGRESSIVE NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, 1514 SHOSHONE STREET)
  • ST ALPHONSUS HOME HEALTH, AN AMEDISYS PARTNER (Home Health Center, 7941 WEST RIFLEMAN STREET)
  • ST ALPHONSUS REG MED CTR HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 427 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)
  • ST LUKES RMC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 325 WEST IDAHO)
  • ALL VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, 7456 W STATE STREET)
  • BOISE GROUP HOME #8 (DELMAR #2) (Hospital, 12495 W DELMAR)
  • BOISE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, provides emergency services, 500 W. FORT STREET)
  • CARE FIRST HOSPICE (Hospital, 1655 W FAIRVIEW AVENUE, SUITE 204)
  • FOUR RIVERS HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS PARTNER (Hospital, 427 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)
  • HEARTS FOR HOSPICE (Hospital, 4869 MALAD STREET, SUITE D)
  • INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES (SUMMERWIND) (Hospital, 10349 SUMMERWIND DRIVE)
  • INTERMOUNTAIN HOSPITAL (Hospital, 303 N ALLUMBAUGH ST)
  • LIFES DOORS HOSPICE (Hospital, 420 S ORCHARD STREET, PO BOX 5457)
  • NORTHWEST PASSAGES ADOLESCENT HOSP (Hospital, 131 NORTH ALLUMBAUGH)
  • ST ALPHONSUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1055 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)
  • ST LUKE'S HOSPICE (Hospital, 325 WEST IDAHO ST)
  • ST LUKE'S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 190 EAST BANNOCK STREET)
  • SUNHEALTH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM FOR BOISE (Hospital, 8050 NORTHVIEW STREET)
  • TREASURE VALLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 8800 WEST EMERALD STREET)
  • CAPITAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 8211 USTICK)
  • CAPITOL CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 8211 USTICK ROAD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BOISE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 3115 SYCAMORE DRIVE)
  • ID ELKS REHAB HOSP AND SA REHAB UNIT (Nursing Home, PO BOX 1100)
  • IDAHO STATE VETERANS HOME - BOISE (Nursing Home, PO BOX 7765)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION - BOISE (Nursing Home, 1001 SOUTH HILTON STREET)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF BOISE (Nursing Home, 808 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF TREASURE VALLEY (Nursing Home, 502 NORTH KIMBALL PLACE)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF VALLEY VIEW (Nursing Home, 1130 NORTH ALLUMBAUGH STREET)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT SHAW MT (Nursing Home, 909 RESERVE STREET)
  • OAKS AT BOISE, THE (Nursing Home, 316 W WASHINGTON)
  • ST ALPHONSUS TRU (Nursing Home, 1055 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Boise, ID

Airports and heliports located in Boise:


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Amtrak station:

BOISE (1212 W. BANNOCK ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.boise.id.us

Colleges/Universities in Boise:

  • Boise State University (Full-time enrollment: 12,874; Location: 1910 University Dr; Public; Website: www.boisestate.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Apollo College (FT enrollment: 1,440; Location: 1122 North Liberty Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.apollocollege.edu)
  • Brown Mackie College-Boise (FT enrollment: 511; Location: 9050 W Overland Rd Ste 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu/)
  • Milan Institute (FT enrollment: 475; Location: 8590 W Fairview Ave.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.milaninstitute.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Boise (FT enrollment: 459; Location: 12302 W. Explorer Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Boise Bible College (FT enrollment: 164; Location: 8695 W Marigold St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.boisebible.edu)
  • Scot Lewis Schools-Paul Mitchell Partner School (FT enrollment: 162; Location: 1270 S Vinnell Way; Private, for-profit; Website: www.scotlewisschools.com)
  • Toni and Guy Hair Academy (FT enrollment: 133; Location: 5244 W. Overland Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.toniguy.com)
  • Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 113; Location: 10222 W Fairview Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: oliverfinley.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Boise:

  • College of Western Idaho (about 14 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 115 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 3,157)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 150 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 198 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Idaho State University (about 198 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 198 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • University of Idaho (about 219 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)

Biggest public high schools in Boise:

Private high schools in Boise:

  • COLE VALLEY ELEMENTARY CAMPUS (Students: 795; Location: 8775 USTICK RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BISHOP KELLY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 670; Location: 7009 FRANKLIN RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BOISE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 219 N ROOSEVELT ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHERIDAN ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 820 S LATAH ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • TEEN CHALLENGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 12; Location: 11828 FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Boise:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Boise:

  • ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 825 W FORT ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 7503 NORTHVIEW ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 3901 CASSIA ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PARKCENTER MONTESSORI (Students: 210; Location: 649 E PARKCENTER BLVD; Grades: PK - 3)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 12000 FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FOOTHILLS SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (Students: 157; Location: 618 S 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LAKEWOOD MONTESSORI (Students: 120; Location: 2626 GEKELER LN; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BOISE VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 925 N CLOVERDALE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTHVIEW MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 100; Location: 7670 NORTHVIEW ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 111 AUTO DR; Grades: KG - 6)
See full list of schools located in Boise, School District: BOISE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 1

Libraries in Boise:

  • BOISE PUBLIC (Operating income: $8,890,495; Location: 715 S CAPITOL BLVD; 326,045 books; 509 e-books; 22,148 audio materials; 16,857 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 525 print serial subscriptions)
  • ADA COUNTY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,505,386; Location: 10664 W VICTORY RD; 125,029 books; 29 e-books; 14,561 audio materials; 13,642 video materials; 28 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 249 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • PRIVATE SCHOOL-Sheridan Academy, (new address) 820 SOUTH LATAH STREET, Boise, Idaho 83705
  • St. Luke's Regional Medical Center is located 8 blocks from the center of town
Ada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  NO2 PM10 PM2.5 Ozone  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.428. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.428
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.80
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.31
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Boise and their reported violations in the past:

GARDEN CITY WATER AND SEWER SYSTEM (Address: 6015 Glenwood , Population served: 12500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • 147 regular monitoring violations
CAPITOL WATER CORP (Population served: 7400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2004 and JUL-18-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2000 to DEC-18-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1995 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2000 to DEC-18-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1994 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-2000 to DEC-18-2002)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 17 minor monitoring violations
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
IDOC IDAHO ST CORRECTIONAL INST ISCI (Address: 13400 S PLEASANT VALLEY RD , Population served: 2000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1997 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1996 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1996 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1995 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
SNAKE RIVER VIEW REST AREA IDT (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
LEXINGTON HILLS (CITY OF EAGLE) (Address: 8248 W Victory Ln , Population served: 1301, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1995 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1995 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 7 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FLYING H TRAILER RANCH INC (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1996 and JUN-02-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1995 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-1997 to DEC-18-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1995 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-1997 to DEC-18-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-1997 to DEC-18-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUN-02-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
IDAHO CITY WATER DEPT (Population served: 397, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1997 and OCT-22-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1996 and OCT-22-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2003)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
FLOATING FEATHER MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1998 and OCT-22-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Boise that have no violations reported:

  • FIR GROVE ESTATES (Population served: 327, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN PIZZA AND PASTA (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DANSKIN (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BELMONT HEIGHTS (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.1%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Boise, ID

People in group quarters in Boise in 2010:

  • 1,162 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 1,030 people in college/university student housing
  • 548 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 465 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 241 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 154 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 46 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 36 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Boise in 2000:

  • 1,109 people in nursing homes
  • 780 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 776 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 499 people in state prisons
  • 474 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 69 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 68 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 62 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 48 people in other group homes
  • 47 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 38 people in halfway houses
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Boise compared to Idaho state average:

Boise, Idaho environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Taco Bell Arena. Boise State University.

Banks with most branches in Boise (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: 21 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 12 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • KeyBank National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Washington Federal: Boise Main Branch, Fairview Branch, Broadway Branch, Cole And Ustick Branch, Orchard Branch. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: 12th & Main Branch, Fairview And Mitchell Branch, Boise Towne Square Branch, Boise Capital Banking Center Branch, Federal Way Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Zions First National Bank: Boise State University Intermittent, 9th & Main Branch, Eagle And Chinden Branch, Fairview And Cole Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • D. L. Evans Bank: Boise Vista Branch, Boise Downtown Branch, Boise Branch, Boise Emerald Office Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $970.5 mil, Deposits: $786.9 mil, headquarters in Burley, ID, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: D. L. Evans Bancorp
  • Mountain West Bank: State Street Branch, Franklin And Cole Branch, 8th And Bannock, Glenwood Branch. Info updated 2011/02/15: Bank assets: $1,129.4 mil, Deposits: $806.0 mil, headquarters in Coeur D Alene, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • 12 other banks with 26 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Boise, Idaho:

  • Best Western Safari Motor Inn, 1070 Grove St, Boise, ID 83702 , Phone: (208) 344-6556, Fax: (208) 344-7240
  • Boisean Motel, 1300 S Capitol, Boise, ID 83701 , Phone: (208) 345-7300
  • Comfort Inn Airport, 2526 Airport Way, Boise, ID 83705 , Phone: (208) 336-0077, Fax: (208) 342-6592
  • Holiday Inn Boise Airport, 3300 Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705 , Phone: (208) 343-4900, Fax: (208) 344-8156
  • Nendels, 2155 GDN, Boise, ID 83706 , Phone: (208) 322-0046, Fax: (208) 342-1635
  • Plaza Suite Hotel, 409 S Cole Rd, Boise, ID 83709 , Phone: (208) 378-7500, Fax: (208) 376-3608
  • Quality Inn, 2717 Vis, Boise, ID 83705 , Phone: (208) 343-7505, Fax: (208) 342-4319
  • Red Lion Boise Downtowner, 1800 Fairview, Boise, ID 83716 , Phone: (208) 344-7691, Fax: (208) 336-3652
  • 47 other hotels and motels
All 55 fire-safe hotels and motels in Boise, Idaho

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Boise travel time to work - commute


Boise mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Boise:

(Boise, Idaho Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Boise City city (based on Ada County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.47%
Here44.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of God
Adherents34.1%27.6%4.4%4.1%3.2%
Congregations42.5%2.7%3.1%1.1%3.4%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.3%2.3%2.2%1.9%17.8%
Congregations1.9%2.7%3.4%3.1%36.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 46
Ada County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Ada County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 99
Ada County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 291
Here:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ada County:

22.1%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.1%
State:

11.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 82$372,842$54,5627$6,795
Other Government Administration 93$373,176$48,15210$9,417
Judicial and Legal 48$234,495$58,6241$1,675
Police Protection - Officers 286$1,739,833$73,0000$0
Police - Other 63$206,280$39,29111$14,877
Firefighters 226$1,320,091$70,0930$0
Fire - Other 12$39,056$39,0560$0
Airports 122$392,017$38,55919$19,518
Health 14$57,696$49,4541$680
Solid Waste Management 8$26,400$39,6001$658
Sewerage 192$631,000$39,4387$6,777
Parks and Recreation 155$513,663$39,767169$79,209
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$59,791$47,8331$1,447
Natural Resources 13$43,896$40,5190$0
Local Libraries 49$162,037$39,68371$70,469
Other and Unallocable 90$353,766$47,1692$4,817
Totals for Government 1,468$6,526,039$53,346300$216,339

Boise government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $13,318,000 ($62.73)
    Sewerage: $8,401,000 ($39.57)
    General - Other: $8,076,000 ($38.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,088,000 ($5.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $130,000 ($0.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $29,687,000 ($139.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,565,000 ($134.55)
    Sewerage: $17,665,000 ($83.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,025,000 ($75.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,660,000 ($69.05)
    Air Transportation: $13,629,000 ($64.20)
    General - Other: $8,445,000 ($39.78)
    Financial Administration: $5,700,000 ($26.85)
    Libraries: $5,689,000 ($26.80)
    Central Staff Services: $5,614,000 ($26.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,869,000 ($22.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,202,000 ($19.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,452,000 ($16.26)
    Regular Highways: $2,346,000 ($11.05)
    General Public Buildings: $1,144,000 ($5.39)
    Parking Facilities: $1,075,000 ($5.06)
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,800,000 ($27.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $170,000 ($0.80)
    Natural Resources - Other: $118,000 ($0.56)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($0.23)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $84,131,000 ($396.28)

Boise government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $27,475,000 ($129.41)
    Sewerage: $23,066,000 ($108.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,623,000 ($73.59)
    All Other: $13,722,000 ($64.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,661,000 ($26.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,780,000 ($8.38)
    Parking Facilities: $404,000 ($1.90)
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000 ($0.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $14,250,000 ($67.12)
    Air Transportation: $6,319,000 ($29.76)
    All Other: $2,343,000 ($11.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $829,000 ($3.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,098,000 ($14.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,026,000 ($14.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,005,000 ($14.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $400,000 ($1.88)
    Sale of Property: $99,000 ($0.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,321,000 ($34.48)
    All Other: $6,832,000 ($32.18)
  • Tax - Property: $76,448,000 ($360.09)
    Other License: $7,182,000 ($33.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,992,000 ($28.22)

Boise government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,486,000 ($930.21)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $196,459,000 ($925.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,913,000 ($338.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,886,000 ($333.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,990,000 ($14.08)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,910,000 ($13.71)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $80,000 ($0.38)

Boise government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,880,000 ($70.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,134,000 ($401.00)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000 ($50.46)

9.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
Idaho average:

9.61%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($513 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.11%
Idaho average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Canyon County, ID  1.52% ($39,379 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.23% ($67,661)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.22% ($30,704)


6.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
Idaho average:

8.30%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($438 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.08%
Idaho average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Canyon County, ID  1.72% ($39,425 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.17% ($49,078)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.14% ($48,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boise:

  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCID (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boise:

  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTPZ (99.1 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Boise:

  • K35GE (Channel 35; BOISE, ID; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBCI-TV (Channel 2; BOISE, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)
  • KAID (Channel 4; BOISE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • KIVI (Channel 6; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNIN-TV (Channel 9; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: BANKS-BOISE, INC.)
  • K47BE (Channel 47; BOISE, ID; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVB (Channel 7; BOISE, ID; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K31FD (Channel 25; BOISE, ID; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KITL-LP (Channel 20; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE, GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • K60FH (Channel 60; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64EJ (Channel 64; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE)
  • K56FQ (Channel 56; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCLP-CA (Channel 22; BOISE, ID; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KBSE-LP (Channel 33; BOISE/NAMPA/CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KIWB-LP (Channel 43; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE, GARY M. COCOLA, FAMILY TRUST)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Boise fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Boise)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 352 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Boise, ID)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 230 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 268 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1584 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boise)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Boise)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 705 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED818$154,414947$161,6784,399$164,238222$91,4956$754,968452$130,98119$84,735
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$171,22274$157,944713$167,00642$83,0280$070$140,7027$41,734
APPLICATIONS DENIED126$158,104146$154,8061,522$181,083117$78,2661$1,964,820167$158,86126$48,926
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN107$141,283107$163,382880$181,86641$113,5544$205,02088$154,8027$107,599
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$155,86023$201,118186$171,26415$63,9460$021$130,5981$37,910

Detailed mortgage data for all 32 tracts in Boise City, ID

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED174$179,593129$191,5413$216,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$184,33249$205,8678$181,684
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$183,42649$213,5162$174,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$165,15811$197,9871$177,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$230,7473$146,1302$138,105

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 821
  • Hazardous Condition: 424
  • Service Call: 54
  • Good Intent Call: 53

Incident types - Boise


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Most common first names in Boise, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John88974.5 years
William74575.5 years
Robert69172.5 years
James66873.1 years
Mary66180.1 years
Charles50775.7 years
George43577.1 years
Helen39581.4 years
Margaret35481.4 years
Dorothy35380.8 years
Most common last names in Boise, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith41476.9 years
Johnson29876.7 years
Brown23174.1 years
Miller22777.1 years
Anderson21079.2 years
Jones19876.0 years
Davis16275.5 years
Williams15975.8 years
Nelson14578.0 years
White14476.3 years
Businesses in Boise, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T13Kincaid1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kmart1
Abercrombie Kids1Kroger7
Ace Hardware3La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
Albertsons12Lane Furniture3
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Apple Store1Little Caesars Pizza4
Applebee's2Long John Silver's2
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone3Macy's1
BMW1Marriott7
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2MasterBrand Cabinets16
Bakers1Maurices1
Banana Republic1McDonald's14
Baskin-Robbins2Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity2
Ben & Jerry's1New Balance7
Best Western3Nike19
Big O Tires4Office Depot2
Brookstone1OfficeMax2
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Burger King8Olive Garden1
Burlington Coat Factory1On The Border1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panda Express3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza3
Coldwater Creek1Payless4
Costco1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless11Pier 1 Imports1
Curves4Pizza Hut8
Dairy Queen4Popeyes1
Deb1Quiznos7
Decora Cabinetry5RadioShack5
Dennys1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza5Red Robin2
DressBarn2Rite Aid6
Eddie Bauer2Rue211
Ethan Allen1SAS Shoes1
Express1SONIC Drive-In4
Extended Stay America1Sears2
Famous Footwear2Sephora1
FedEx53Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sprint Nextel7
Foot Locker1Staples1
Forever 211Starbucks16
GNC6Subway15
GameStop2Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile12
Goodwill1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block11Taco Bell4
Haagen-Dazs1Talbots1
Haworth1Target2
Holiday Inn2The Cheesecake Factory1
Hollister Co.1The Room Place1
Home Depot2Toys"R"Us2
Hot Topic1True Value1
Hyatt1U-Haul10
IHOP2UPS44
J.Crew1Urban Outfitters1
JCPenney1Vans4
Jack In The Box7Verizon Wireless1
Jamba Juice2Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy John's2Walgreens7
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart2
Jones New York4Wendy's5
Journeys1Wet Seal1
KFC5YMCA5
Browse common businesses in Boise, ID


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