What you need to know about Idaho Falls, ID

Idaho Falls, located along the Snake River and surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, draws people with its proximity to world-class outdoor adventure year round at Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Idaho Falls is the principal city in the state's third largest metro area and therefore touted as being "as big as you want it to be" in terms of cultural and economic opportunities. The Idaho National Laboratory employs thousands here, making it a longstanding major player in a steadily diversifying economy.

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

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Population

57,935
Up by 7.82%
Downtown Idaho Falls, ID
Tourism and Technology Projects Strengthen Economic Connections in Idaho Falls
Community takes new approaches to tourism, technology and economic development

Nearby Cities

New Buildings at Snake River Landing in Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls, ID Welcomes New Developments
Mixed-use and retail projects add to quality of life
Ryan Dale of the Idaho Falls Chukars hits a ball during a game.
Greater Idaho Falls, ID Sports and Recreation
Opportunities for fun and exercise are abundant

Housing

Homes Owned 67.64%
67.64% Complete
Homes Rented 32.36%
32.36% Complete

Real Estate

In Idaho Falls, Idaho


Ready to move to Idaho Falls? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Idaho Falls.
Children paint outside at a Art Council Events. Youth Jam
Greater Idaho Falls Arts and Culture Overview
City boasts a bevy of arts and cultural experiences for both kids and adults

Median Home Price

$140,000
Lower than the state average
A man with his hands in a lab station withdraws liquid from a test tube.
Idaho Falls, ID Business Overview
Diverse sectors include health, steel, ag and the INL
A zookeeper lets a mother and her son get close to a penguin at the Idaho Falls Zoo.
Greater Idaho Falls, ID Education Overview
All academic entities deserve high marks

Schools

In Idaho Falls, Idaho


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Idaho Falls rates.

Median Household Income

$45,680
Lower than the national average

Business

In Idaho Falls, Idaho


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Idaho Falls.
Outside the Idaho National Laboratory, a square building.
Top Employers in Idaho Falls, ID
Diverse economy includes energy, medicine and food

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old
A girl rides a bike around a curve on the sidewalk near a blue/gray home in Idaho Falls.
Best Neighborhoods in Greater Idaho Falls, ID
Home prices range from $160,000 to $1 million
Seared pepper crusted sirloin with local garlic scapes gremolata.
Greater Idaho Falls, ID Local Dining Scene
Top eateries are plentiful in all four sections of the city
A teacher talks with students at Compass Academy.
New Tech School Helps Transform Education in Idaho Falls
Academy gives students skills to compete in global marketplace
Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
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

Health

In Idaho Falls, Idaho


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Idaho Falls.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 26%
26% Complete
Graduated High School 90%
90% Complete
Idaho Falls, ID Greenbelt
Residential Real Estate in Greater Idaho Falls, ID
Real estate makes Idaho Falls attractive to newcomers and residents
A boy runs to a base during a baseball practice at Ammon-McCowin Park
Idaho Falls, Ammon Partner for Progress
Two cities work together to build a better future for both

More About Idaho Falls, ID

Idaho Falls, ID Involved in Several Development Projects
New construction initiatives augment growth
Tourism and Technology Projects Strengthen Economic Connections in Idaho Falls
Community takes new approaches to tourism, technology and economic development
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
Idaho National Laboratory Helps Anchor Greater Idaho Falls Economy
Leading the way in nuclear energy research
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
Idaho Falls, Ammon Partner for Progress
Two cities work together to build a better future for both
Eastern Idaho Regional Assists Patients in Three States
Services include ER, cardiology, NICU, cancer care and much more
REDI Promotes Eastern Idaho Workforce and Quality of Life
Economic development agencies combine forces to promote region
Idaho Falls Civic Organizations Help Build a Stronger Community
From literacy to hospice, groups offer a range of services that strengthen the city