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Pros

-Mild climate
-Outdoor recreation
-Attractive setting

Cons

-Entertainment
-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.


Highlights


  • Location: Southwestern Idaho, on a river plain at the base of the Boise Mountains
  • Country: United States
  • State: Idaho
  • County: Ada, Canyon, ... 5 total
  • Metro Area: Boise City-Nampa Metro Area

Quick Facts About Boise City-Nampa


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Boise City-Nampa Metro Area is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Boise City-Nampa Metro Area jobs have Increased by 2.49 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Boise City-Nampa Metro Area's cost of living is 3.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Boise City-Nampa Metro Area's population is 619,618 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 33.30 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Boise City-Nampa Metro Area is $153,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 12.60 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Boise City-Nampa Metro Area public schools spend $7,021 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20.1 students per teacher in Boise City-Nampa Metro Area.

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