Boise, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 226,570 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.0%
 
Males: 115,100  (50.8%)
Females: 111,470  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 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 2017: $55,943 (it was $42,432 in 2000)
Boise:

$55,943
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,557 (it was $22,696 in 2000)

Boise City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $242,000 (it was $118,100 in 2000)
Boise:

$242,000
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $285,724; detached houses: $298,304; townhouses or other attached units: $201,547; in 2-unit structures: $69,734; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,954; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,354; mobile homes: $39,938

Median gross rent in 2017: $909.

March 2019 cost of living index in Boise: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.0% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for American Indian residents, 53.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.5% for other race residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Boise, ID (2017)
    • 187,05282.6%White alone
    • 20,8039.2%Hispanic
    • 6,6202.9%Two or more races
    • 6,1912.7%Asian alone
    • 4,5182.0%Black alone
    • 6750.3%American Indian alone
    • 6560.3%Other race alone
    • 520.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 1,605 registered sex offenders living in Boise, Idaho as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boise is 139 to 1.


Crime rates in Boise by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(2.6)
6
(3.0)
10
(5.0)
1
(0.5)
7
(3.4)
3
(1.5)
1
(0.5)
1
(0.5)
3
(1.4)
4
(1.8)
1
(0.5)
6
(2.7)
2
(0.9)
1
(0.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
120
(61.5)
127
(64.1)
122
(61.3)
81
(39.8)
70
(33.9)
89
(43.2)
66
(31.7)
75
(35.4)
123
(57.4)
123
(56.9)
151
(69.0)
143
(64.8)
144
(63.8)
173
(75.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
86
(44.1)
111
(56.0)
68
(34.2)
64
(31.4)
62
(30.0)
58
(28.2)
59
(28.4)
64
(30.3)
45
(21.0)
57
(26.4)
44
(20.1)
51
(23.1)
51
(22.6)
51
(22.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
537
(275.4)
528
(266.4)
448
(225.0)
405
(198.8)
399
(193.3)
389
(188.9)
384
(184.7)
427
(201.8)
429
(200.2)
457
(211.3)
480
(219.3)
457
(207.0)
433
(191.9)
410
(178.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,358
(696.4)
1,165
(587.8)
1,018
(511.3)
1,105
(542.3)
1,046
(506.7)
888
(431.3)
809
(389.0)
913
(431.5)
825
(384.9)
693
(320.4)
668
(305.2)
732
(331.6)
736
(326.1)
638
(278.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,627
(2,885)
5,074
(2,560)
4,778
(2,400)
4,576
(2,246)
4,537
(2,198)
4,660
(2,263)
4,347
(2,090)
4,272
(2,019)
3,703
(1,728)
3,626
(1,677)
4,044
(1,848)
4,066
(1,842)
4,435
(1,965)
3,725
(1,625)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
499
(255.9)
377
(190.2)
379
(190.4)
215
(105.5)
174
(84.3)
159
(77.2)
172
(82.7)
157
(74.2)
213
(99.4)
192
(88.8)
268
(122.5)
336
(152.2)
346
(153.3)
264
(115.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
73
(37.4)
52
(26.2)
80
(40.2)
48
(23.6)
55
(26.6)
50
(24.3)
53
(25.5)
56
(26.5)
48
(22.4)
46
(21.3)
46
(21.0)
45
(20.4)
41
(18.2)
40
(17.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)307.3286.1261.3218.2211.7210.6189.3195.7199.0196.0211.1214.7211.7197.4

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City-data.com crime index in Boise, ID

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 376 (292 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: English (17.4%), German (10.8%), American (8.4%), Irish (6.1%), European (3.9%), Norwegian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 2730 feet

Land area: 63.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,553 people per square mile   (average).

Boise, Idaho map

16,017 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.5% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

6.9%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,832 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,964 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.61 N, Longitude: 116.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +49,747 (+22.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 91,258 (75.9%)

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Boise, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Boise, ID in 2017
Boise satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Idaho:

3.4%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +49,487 (+36.3%).
Most common industries in Boise, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Boise, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.7%)
  • Engineers (2.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Top executives (2.7%)
  • Carpenters (2.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Boise, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Boise, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.1. This is worse than average.

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.633. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.633
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.98. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
U.S.:

8.46

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 Boise 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 the city 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 the city 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 (13).
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

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:

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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.

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

  • BISHOP KELLY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 722, Location: 7009 W FRANKLIN RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • RIVERSTONE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 310, Location: 5521 WARM SPRINGS AVE, Grades: UG-12)
  • FOOTHILLS SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES (Students: 148, Location: 618 S 8TH ST, Grades: PK-9)
  • SHERIDAN ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 4948 KOOTENAI ST STE 205, Grades: 8-12)
  • TEEN CHALLENGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 1, Location: 1846 DAWN LN, Grades: 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Boise:

Private elementary/middle schools in Boise:

  • ST JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 332, Location: 825 W FORT ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST MARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 328, Location: 7503 W NORTHVIEW ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 192, Location: 2620 W STATE ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 155, Location: 3901 CASSIA ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 145, Location: 111 AUTO DR, Grades: PK-6)
  • THE CHILDREN'S SCHOOL OF BOISE (Students: 88, Location: 1015 N 8TH ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • BOISE VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 62, Location: 925 N CLOVERDALE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ROSE HILL MONTESSORI (Students: 61, Location: 4603 ALBION ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 59, Location: 12000 W FAIRVIEW AVE, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Boise

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

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Ada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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)
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
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

For population 15 years and over in Boise:

Marital status in Boise, ID
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Boise:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Boise
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Boise:

(Boise, Idaho Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Boise, ID (based on Ada County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other67,288156
Evangelical Protestant52,126147
Catholic26,3029
Mainline Protestant22,44137
Orthodox4204
Black Protestant2522
None223,536-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 46
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

6.7%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ada County:

22.1%
Idaho:

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

10.1%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Boise:

51.6%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.0%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Boise:

28.3
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Boise:

20.2%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.2%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Boise:

59.9%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.8%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boise, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 294$1,868,094$76,2499$12,080
Firefighters 278$1,847,892$79,7651$2,222
Parks and Recreation 192$657,040$41,065221$115,803
Other and Unallocable 181$791,411$52,46912$13,358
Airports 127$468,243$44,2438$7,422
Other Government Administration 105$493,108$56,3558$8,319
Financial Administration 103$487,860$56,8386$11,905
Sewerage 92$339,737$44,3145$7,872
Police - Other 92$391,219$51,0293$4,220
Local Libraries 72$239,434$39,90685$71,909
Judicial and Legal 53$267,409$60,5453$7,905
Fire - Other 33$198,907$72,3300$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 16$54,925$41,1941$1,568
Natural Resources 8$38,236$57,3540$0
Health 5$26,605$63,8521$1,486
Solid Waste Management 5$22,382$53,7174$4,118
Totals for Government 1,656$8,192,502$59,366367$270,187

Boise government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $27,372,000 ($120.81)
    Air Transportation: $6,941,000 ($30.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,536,000 ($24.43)
    General Public Buildings: $2,353,000 ($10.39)
    Libraries: $1,115,000 ($4.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $762,000 ($3.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $433,000 ($1.91)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($0.08)
    Central Staff Services: $0 ($0.00)
    Financial Administration: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $47,403,000 ($209.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,122,000 ($181.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,486,000 ($134.55)
    Sewerage: $25,027,000 ($110.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,388,000 ($103.23)
    Air Transportation: $20,130,000 ($88.85)
    Libraries: $8,036,000 ($35.47)
    Central Staff Services: $7,762,000 ($34.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,183,000 ($22.88)
    Financial Administration: $4,149,000 ($18.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,956,000 ($17.46)
    General - Other: $3,554,000 ($15.69)
    General Public Buildings: $3,300,000 ($14.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,502,000 ($11.04)
    Regular Highways: $1,739,000 ($7.68)
    Health - Other: $830,000 ($3.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $284,000 ($1.25)
    Natural Resources - Other: $68,000 ($0.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,547,000 ($11.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $6,140,000 ($27.10)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,085,000 ($4.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,232,000 ($23.09)
    Air Transportation: $4,660,000 ($20.57)
    Police Protection: $2,602,000 ($11.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,519,000 ($6.70)
    Libraries: $1,234,000 ($5.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $987,000 ($4.36)
    Financial Administration: $309,000 ($1.36)
    Central Staff Services: $220,000 ($0.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $108,000 ($0.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($0.11)
    General Public Building: $26,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $103,459,000 ($456.63)

Boise government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $43,963,000 ($194.04)
    Air Transportation: $33,939,000 ($149.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,383,000 ($112.03)
    Other: $25,323,000 ($111.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,614,000 ($33.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,835,000 ($8.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $357,000 ($1.58)
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000 ($0.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $6,590,000 ($29.09)
    Highways: $3,609,000 ($15.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,677,000 ($11.82)
    Other: $623,000 ($2.75)
    Natural Resources: $90,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $3,865,000 ($17.06)
    Special Assessments: $3,759,000 ($16.59)
    Interest Earnings: $3,030,000 ($13.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,938,000 ($12.97)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,139,000 ($9.44)
    Sale of Property: $1,493,000 ($6.59)
    Rents: $732,000 ($3.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,045,000 ($88.47)
    Highways: $674,000 ($2.97)
    Other: $160,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - Property: $122,803,000 ($542.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,107,000 ($35.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,865,000 ($30.30)
    Other License: $1,617,000 ($7.14)

Boise government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,166,000 ($517.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,879,000 ($392.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,119,000 ($159.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,832,000 ($34.57)

Boise government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,317,000 ($491.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,151,000 ($172.80)

7.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Idaho average:

8.09%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($428 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.05%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Canyon County, ID  1.29% ($42,077 average AGI)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.17% ($42,526)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($91,251)


6.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Idaho average:

7.05%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($609 average AGI)
Ada County:

0.06%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Canyon County, ID  1.43% ($41,443 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.14% ($52,933)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.12% ($59,206)
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
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's14
Baskin-Robbins2Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity2
Ben & Jerry's1New Balance7
Best Western3Nike19
Big O Tires4Nissan1
Brookstone1Office Depot2
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax2
Burger King8Old Navy1
Burlington Coat Factory1Olive Garden1
Carl\s Jr.3On The Border1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A1Panda Express3
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless4
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
Costco1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless11Pizza Hut8
Curves4Plato's Closet1
Dairy Queen4Popeyes1
Deb1Pottery Barn1
Decora Cabinetry5Quiznos7
Dennys1RadioShack5
Domino's Pizza5Red Lobster1
DressBarn2Red 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
Ford1Starbucks16
Forever 211Subaru1
GNC6Subway15
GameStop2Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile12
Goodwill1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block11Taco Bell4
Haagen-Dazs1Talbots1
Haworth1Target2
Hilton5The Cheesecake Factory1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot2Toys"R"Us2
Honda1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul10
Hyatt1UPS44
IHOP2Urban Outfitters1
J.Crew1Vans4
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
Jack In The Box7Victoria's Secret1
Jamba Juice2Volkswagen1
Jimmy John's2Walgreens7
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart2
Jones New York4Wendy's5
Journeys1Wet Seal1
Justice1YMCA5

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Boise fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 162Number of bridges
  • 1,791ft / 546mTotal length
  • $67,721,000Total costs
  • 3,091,121Total average daily traffic
  • 247,330Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,644,382Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Boise, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 201970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 481990-1999
  • 322000-2009
  • 142010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Boise, ID
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Boise)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 492 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Boise, ID)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 265 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 357 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 2,140 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boise)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Boise)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 707 (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 in Boise, ID
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Boise, ID - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 651. The highest number of fire incidents - 850 took place in 2002, and the least - 514 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Boise, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.2%), and Structure Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Boise, ID
    • 5,11446.2%Outside Fires
    • 3,41830.9%Structure Fires
    • 1,80316.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7276.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boise, ID

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Boise, Idaho:

  • Boisean Motel, 1300 S Capitol, Boise, Idaho 83701 , Phone: (208) 345-7300
  • Comfort Inn Airport, 2526 Airport Way, Boise, Idaho 83705 , Phone: (208) 336-0077, Fax: (208) 342-6592
  • Wyndham Garden Boise Airport, 3300 S Vista Ave, Boise, Idaho 83705 , Phone: (208) 343-4900, Fax: (208) 344-8156
  • Nendels, 2155 GDN, Boise, Idaho 83706 , Phone: (208) 322-0046, Fax: (208) 342-1635
  • Plaza Suite Hotel, 409 S Cole Rd, Boise, Idaho 83709 , Phone: (208) 378-7500, Fax: (208) 376-3608
  • Sleep Inn, 2799 Airport Way, Boise, Idaho 83705 , Phone: (208) 344-7377, Fax: (208) 336-2035
  • Idanha Hotel, 928 Main, Boise, Idaho 83702 , Phone: (208) 342-3611, Fax: (208) 383-9690
  • Driscoll Hall, 1607 Campus Ln, Boise, Idaho 83706 , Phone: (208) 447-1001, Fax: (208) 447-1086
  • 35 other hotels and motels
All 43 fire-safe hotels and motels in Boise, Idaho
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boise, ID
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boise, ID
  • 50.8%Utility gas
  • 45.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Boise compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Boise on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 2,000 householders"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #66 (83702) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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