Boise, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 214,237 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.3%
 
Males: 107,200  (50.0%)
Females: 107,037  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Idaho median age:  35.0 years

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

Boise Zip Code Map
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 (it was $22,696 in 2000)

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 2012: 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.

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 (15.7%), English (13.2%), Irish (10.2%), United States (7.1%), Norwegian (3.1%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 2730 feet

Land area: 63.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,359 people per square mile   (average).

Boise,ID real estate house value index trend

Boise, Idaho map

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: 7.2%
  • 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%

15,754 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:  7.4%
Idaho:  5.9%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 772 registered sex offenders living in Boise, Idaho as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Boise to the number of sex offenders is 275 to 1.


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+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (338.0 miles , pop. 224,220).

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

Boise household income distribution Boise home values distribution

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) 311.1303.3307.9305.0299.5306.7285.6260.8217.7211.3210.2188.9195.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Idaho:

4.5%

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%)

Work and jobs in Boise: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Boise, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Boise, Idaho average temperatures Boise, Idaho average precipitation Boise, Idaho humidity Boise, Idaho wind speed Boise, Idaho snowfall Boise, Idaho sunshine Boise, Idaho clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Boise-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 350% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 125.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from Boise center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 285.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 318.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 365.9 miles away from Boise center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 303.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 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

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 in Boise:

  • ALL VALLEY HOSPICE (7456 W STATE STREET)
  • BOISE GROUP HOME #8 (DELMAR #2) (12495 W DELMAR)
  • CARE FIRST HOSPICE (1655 W FAIRVIEW AVENUE, SUITE 204)
  • FOUR RIVERS HOSPICE, AN AMEDISYS PARTNER (427 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)
  • INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES (SUMMERWIND) (10349 SUMMERWIND DRIVE)
  • INTERMOUNTAIN HOSPITAL (303 N ALLUMBAUGH ST)
  • NORTHWEST PASSAGES ADOLESCENT HOSP (131 NORTH ALLUMBAUGH)
  • ST ALPHONSUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1055 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)
  • ST LUKE'S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 190 EAST BANNOCK STREET)
  • SUNHEALTH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM FOR BOISE (8050 NORTHVIEW STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Boise:

See details about airports and heliports located in Boise, ID

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.

Colleges/Universities in Boise:

  • Boise State University (Full-time enrollment: 16,774; Location: 1910 University Dr; Public; Website: www.boisestate.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Boise (FT enrollment: 916; Location: 1444 Entertainment Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stevenshenager.edu/)
  • Carrington College-Boise (FT enrollment: 527; Location: 1122 North Liberty Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.carrington.edu)
  • Brown Mackie College-Boise (FT enrollment: 417; Location: 9050 W Overland Rd, Ste 101; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu/)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Boise (FT enrollment: 298; Location: 12302 W. Explorer Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 264; Location: 6843 N Strawberry Glen Rd.; Private, for-profit; Website: oliverfinley.com)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Boise (FT enrollment: 215; Location: 1270 S Vinnell Way; Private, for-profit; Website: boise.paulmitchell.edu/)
  • Boise Bible College (FT enrollment: 182; Location: 8695 W Marigold St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.boisebible.edu)
  • Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Boise (FT enrollment: 149; Location: 5244 W. Overland Road; Private, for-profit; Website: toniguy.com/academy/boise/default.aspx)
  • Milan Institute-Boise (FT enrollment: 104; Location: 8590 W. Fairview Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.milaninstitute.edu)
  • Aveda Institute-Boise (FT enrollment: 89; Location: 3419 North Cole Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.avedaboise.com)
  • Boise Barber College (FT enrollment: 68; Location: 3027 North Cole Road; Private, for-profit; Website: boisebarbercollege.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Boise:

  • College of Western Idaho (about 14 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 17 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 47 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 115 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 150 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 198 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 198 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 156. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

156
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

CAPITOL WATER CORP (Population served: 9,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
IDAHO CORRECTIONAL CENTER CCA (Population served: 2,060, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SNAKE RIVER VIEW REST AREA IDT (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HILLSDALE ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSN (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
FLYING H TRAILER RANCH INC (Population served: 430, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
LAKEYS CAFE AND TRAILER PARK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2009)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-13-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-13-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-13-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-13-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-13-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
CASTLE MOUNTAIN CREEKS OWNERS ASSN (Population served: 275, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • 8 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2009
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
PARADISE ESTATES WATER CORP (Population served: 273, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 regular monitoring violations

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

  • EAGLE GLEN HOMEOWNERS ASSN INC (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KLUGHERZ WATER CORP (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS SILVER CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROADYS GRILL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KIMBERLY MANOR (Population served: 66, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHADOW VALLEY GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RAPID RIVER FISH HATCHERY IDFG (Population served: 25, 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

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, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Boise compared to Idaho state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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 (70%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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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%
Here: 44.5%
USA: 50.2%

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 86$424,050$59,1701$1,048
Other Government Administration 131$624,874$57,24018$22,127
Judicial and Legal 46$245,562$64,0602$6,611
Police Protection - Officers 303$1,973,690$78,1667$21,420
Police - Other 57$260,156$54,77014$23,142
Firefighters 237$1,558,017$78,8870$0
Fire - Other 39$276,902$85,2011$2,814
Airports 96$317,272$39,6598$8,356
Solid Waste Management 12$46,083$46,0833$5,089
Sewerage 155$650,656$50,3735$8,263
Parks and Recreation 101$410,771$48,804144$96,511
Housing and Community Development(Local) 17$65,569$46,2841$2,025
Natural Resources 42$166,135$47,4674$6,198
Local Libraries 64$230,257$43,17394$101,983
Other and Unallocable 73$250,418$41,1658$12,597
Totals for Government 1,459$7,500,412$61,689310$318,184

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $13,318,000 ($62.16)
    Sewerage: $8,401,000 ($39.21)
    General - Other: $8,076,000 ($37.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,088,000 ($5.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $130,000 ($0.61)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $29,687,000 ($138.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,565,000 ($133.33)
    Sewerage: $17,665,000 ($82.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,025,000 ($74.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,660,000 ($68.43)
    Air Transportation: $13,629,000 ($63.62)
    General - Other: $8,445,000 ($39.42)
    Financial Administration: $5,700,000 ($26.61)
    Libraries: $5,689,000 ($26.55)
    Central Staff Services: $5,614,000 ($26.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,869,000 ($22.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,202,000 ($19.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,452,000 ($16.11)
    Regular Highways: $2,346,000 ($10.95)
    General Public Buildings: $1,144,000 ($5.34)
    Parking Facilities: $1,075,000 ($5.02)
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,800,000 ($27.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $170,000 ($0.79)
    Natural Resources - Other: $118,000 ($0.55)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($0.22)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $84,131,000 ($392.70)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $27,475,000 ($128.25)
    Sewerage: $23,066,000 ($107.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,623,000 ($72.92)
    All Other: $13,722,000 ($64.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,661,000 ($26.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,780,000 ($8.31)
    Parking Facilities: $404,000 ($1.89)
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000 ($0.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $14,250,000 ($66.52)
    Air Transportation: $6,319,000 ($29.50)
    All Other: $2,343,000 ($10.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $829,000 ($3.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,098,000 ($14.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,026,000 ($14.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,005,000 ($14.03)
    Donations From Private Sources: $400,000 ($1.87)
    Sale of Property: $99,000 ($0.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,321,000 ($34.17)
    All Other: $6,832,000 ($31.89)
  • Tax - Property: $76,448,000 ($356.84)
    Other License: $7,182,000 ($33.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,992,000 ($27.97)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,486,000 ($921.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $196,459,000 ($917.02)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,913,000 ($335.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,886,000 ($330.88)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,990,000 ($13.96)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,910,000 ($13.58)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $80,000 ($0.37)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,880,000 ($69.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,134,000 ($397.38)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000 ($50.01)

6.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Idaho average:

7.20%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.05%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Canyon County, ID  1.32% ($31,593 average AGI)
from Elmore County, ID  0.18% ($31,428)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.16% ($34,251)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Idaho average:

7.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.07%
Idaho average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Canyon County, ID  1.20% ($30,028 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.15% ($43,260)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.13% ($34,850)

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

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boise, ID
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&T13KFC5
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid1
Abercrombie Kids1Kmart1
Ace Hardware3Kroger7
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy2
Albertsons12Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture3
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters1
Apple Store1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Applebee's2Little Caesars Pizza4
Arby's1Long John Silver's2
Audi1Lowe's1
AutoZone3Macy's1
BMW1Marriott7
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2MasterBrand Cabinets16
Bakers1Maurices1
Banana Republic1Mazda1
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