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Boise City, Idaho 92 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Mild climate
-Outdoor recreation
-Attractive setting


-Economic cycles
-Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About Boise City-Nampa Metro Area

Boise is the capital, largest city, and cultural center of Idaho. The clean and attractive downtown is framed by mountains to the northeast and irrigated agricultural plains to the west. The economy is a diverse blend of agriculture, agricultural processing, light manufacturing, and high-tech industries, including Micron Technology (semiconductors), Hewlett-Packard, and J.R. Simplot (agriculture and french-fry fame). The presence of state government rounds out the economic picture. More recently, the mountains, pleasant climate and low costs relative to other West Coast locations has brought a strong surge of migrants, many from California, and the typical construction real estate and service businesses that emerge from such migration. Considerable recent job growth has resulted from this migration.


Quick Facts About Boise City

    The unemployment rate in Boise City is 4.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boise City jobs have Increased by 2.49 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Boise City's cost of living is 6.50% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Boise City's population is 208,332 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.03 percent.
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Boise City is $208,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 13.50 percent.
    Boise City public schools spend $6,967 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 25 students per teacher in Boise City.

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re: re: - 12/26/2008
Thats right Brenda- stay in Bedford ohio- don't come here. Our 4 children love the schools here and the ratio is low. The standards are high and the teachers are great.... (read more)
re: re: - 12/26/2008
Again with the lack of multicultural crap. Good God! move to California. There is more multicultural naval gazing liberals in Cali than any other planet. What color is... (read more)
Hi Roxy, I lived in SLO for almost 20 yrs and there is just no other place like it in the US. We moved to Las Vegas because of a business we had but dearly missed SLO.... (read more)
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