Best Places to Live in Idaho

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What you need to know about Idaho

A mountainous state with many lakes, rivers and 25 state parks, Idaho is an outdoor recreation wonderland. The Gem State is ranked high for being very welcoming to small business, while large industry sectors experiencing major success include energy, science and technology. Best places to live in Idaho are Boise, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and Coeur d’Alene. Top university choices are Boise State, Idaho State and the University of Idaho.

8 Things to Do in Idaho
Snake River, Craters of the Moon head an impressive list
Best Places to Live in Idaho
Enjoy cities like Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, Coeur d’Alene, Eagle

Population

1,599,464
Up by 7%
Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options
Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options
Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options
Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options
Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options
Idaho Falls, ID - Snake River Landing
Tips for New Idaho Falls Residents
Insider tips on what to see, eat and do

Housing

Homes Owned 69%
69% Complete
Homes Rented 31%
31% Complete

Median Home Price

$160,500
Higher than the national average
Idaho Falls, ID, Mountain View Hospital
Wellness Partnerships Keep Greater Idaho Falls Healthy
Programs work together to keep community healthy

Idaho Falls, ID Agribusiness
Idaho Falls: Perfect for Growing Agribusinesses
Natural resources, skilled workforce drive top local industry

Featured Cities

Downtown Idaho Falls, ID
Tourism and Technology Projects Strengthen Economic Connections in Idaho Falls
Community takes new approaches to tourism, technology and economic development
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Median Household Income

$47,334
Lower than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 25%
25% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

More About Idaho Cities

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options

Tips for New Idaho Falls Residents
Insider tips on what to see, eat and do

Wellness Partnerships Keep Greater Idaho Falls Healthy
Programs work together to keep community healthy

Idaho Falls: Perfect for Growing Agribusinesses
Natural resources, skilled workforce drive top local industry

Tourism and Technology Projects Strengthen Economic Connections in Idaho Falls
Community takes new approaches to tourism, technology and economic development

8 Secret Small Towns Where Celebrities Hide Out
From John Mayer to Taylor Swift: This is where big time celebrities go to get out of LA.

Idaho Falls, ID Welcomes New Developments
Mixed-use and retail projects add to quality of life

Greater Idaho Falls, ID Sports and Recreation
Opportunities for fun and exercise are abundant

Greater Idaho Falls Arts and Culture Overview
City boasts a bevy of arts and cultural experiences for both kids and adults

Idaho Falls, ID Business Overview
Diverse sectors include health, steel, ag and the INL

Greater Idaho Falls, ID Education Overview
All academic entities deserve high marks

Top Employers in Idaho Falls, ID
Diverse economy includes energy, medicine and food

Best Neighborhoods in Greater Idaho Falls, ID
Home prices range from $160,000 to $1 million

Greater Idaho Falls, ID Local Dining Scene
Top eateries are plentiful in all four sections of the city

New Tech School Helps Transform Education in Idaho Falls
Academy gives students skills to compete in global marketplace

Hospitals and Health Care in Idaho Falls, ID
Idaho Falls is served by a pair of well-respected hospitals, each with its own strengths and specialties

Residential Real Estate in Greater Idaho Falls, ID
Real estate makes Idaho Falls attractive to newcomers and residents