Home / Select Cities  /  Comparing Boise, ID vs. Thousand Oaks, CA
Compare Cities
The BestPlaces City Compare will show you how two cities compare in over a dozen categories and 100s of items. The most popular comparisons are: Population, Cost of Living, Average Rent, Crime Rate, Tax Rates and Air Quality.

Boise, Idaho
Thousand Oaks, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Boise is 16% more densely populated than Thousand Oaks.
People are 8% less likely to be married in Thousand Oaks.
The Median Age is 6.2 years younger in Boise.

Metro Areas in CA / ID
Counties in CA / ID
Cities in CA / ID
Zip Codes in CA / ID
PEOPLE
 Boise, IDThousand Oaks, CAUnited States
 Population218,281129,339321,418,820
 Population - 2010206,481124,671308,745,538
 Population - 2000185,787117,005285,036,114
 Population - 1990125,738104,352251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now73.60%23.95%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now17.49%10.54%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,7122,32991
 Land Area80563,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age35.942.137.4
 Female Population49.96%51.23%50.81%
 Male Population50.05%48.78%49.19%
 space
 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Boise, IDThousand Oaks, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.21%4.50%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.60%6.85%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.41%6.92%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.97%4.92%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.68%4.51%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.55%3.97%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.26%10.09%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.16%12.51%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.77%16.13%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.38%6.93%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.98%6.82%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.59%8.74%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.53%4.46%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.90%2.65%1.85%
 space1
 RACE
 Boise, IDThousand Oaks, CAUnited States
 White83.59%69.07%62.77%
 Black1.50%1.17%12.24%
 Asian3.58%9.52%4.95%
 Native American0.66%0.11%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.22%0.05%0.16%
 Other0.17%0.05%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.55%3.00%2.13%
 Hispanic7.74%17.03%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic92.26%82.97%83.10%
 space2
 FAMILY
 Boise, IDThousand Oaks, CAUnited States
 Households86,64245,849116,211,000
 Family Households51,18233,26576,958,100
 Non Family Households35,46012,58439,253,000
 Household Size2.412.752.63
 Married Population49.03%56.90%50.58%
 Single Population50.97%43.10%49.42%
 Now Married47.87%55.51%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.16%1.39%2.17%
 Never Married32.62%28.47%32.55%
 Widowed4.81%5.36%5.95%
 Divorced13.55%9.27%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.43%35.31%31.68%
 Married, no children43.37%46.48%41.44%
 Single, w/children15.31%10.16%16.94%
 Single, no children8.89%8.04%9.95%
 MOST RECENT SEARCHES ON COMPARE CITIES
 Compare CityCompared To This City
 Charleston, South CarolinaCherokee, North CarolinaCompare
 Charlotte, North CarolinaDenver, ColoradoCompare
 East Point, GeorgiaCollege Park, GeorgiaCompare
 Concord Township (Lake Cnty), OhioFort Myers, FloridaCompare
 Bend, OregonSimi Valley, CaliforniaCompare
 Green Bay, WisconsinJoliet, IllinoisCompare
 Charlotte, North CarolinaDenver, ColoradoCompare
 Orlando, FloridaJennings, FloridaCompare
 Lyme, ConnecticutWilbraham, MassachusettsCompare
 Plano, TexasWoodstock, GeorgiaCompare
 Brentwood, CaliforniaCoeur Dalene, IdahoCompare
 Charlottesville, VirginiaLakeview, OregonCompare
 Lyme, ConnecticutWilbraham, MassachusettsCompare
 Winchester, MassachusettsSammamish, WashingtonCompare
 Ballinger, TexasFresno, CaliforniaCompare
 Norfolk, VirginiaThousand Oaks, CaliforniaCompare
 Hideaway, TexasBuffalo, TexasCompare
 Menifee, CaliforniaBrea, CaliforniaCompare
 Wilsonville, OregonUkiah, CaliforniaCompare
 Dallas, TexasCleveland, OhioCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Boise with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in Thousand Oaks with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
 COMMENTS
Comments about Boise

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)

To See All SperlingViews for Boise Click Here

Comments about Thousand Oaks

Best library ever: The best library ever. There is a full selection of new books to catch up on. Website to find out what is available, place books on hold or make requests for future... (read more)

To See All SperlingViews for Thousand Oaks Click Here


Popular Comparisons
SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE
Corvallis, OR
vs. Salem, OR
Compare Now

MOST SCHOOL SPENDING
Riverton, WY
vs. Malone, NY
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
HIGHEST POPULATION
New York, NY
vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compare Now

HEALTHIEST RETIREMENT
Seattle, WA
vs. Minneapolis, MN
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
BEST COST OF LIVING
Pecos, TX
vs. Lamesa, TX
Compare Now

LONGEST AUTO COMMUTE
Raymondville, TX
vs. Summerville, GA
Compare Now