Twin Falls, ID


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Twin Falls, ID

About Twin Falls, ID

Twin Falls, ID is a vibrant city located in south-central Idaho. This charming community has a population of more than 45,000 and has become an increasingly popular destination for tourists. Twin Falls is home to the spectacular Shoshone Falls, offering stunning views of waterfalls cascading down over massive rocks. The picturesque surrounding area also provides plenty of fun activities such as rock climbing and white water rafting along the Snake River. In addition to its beautiful natural wonders, Twin Falls boasts a bustling downtown with plenty of restaurants, art galleries and entertainment venues. With its diverse culture and convenient access to highways, it's easy to see why this city is quickly becoming one of Idaho's premier destinations. Small city - In southern Idaho on the border with Nevada, 130 southeast of Boise.

State: Idaho
County: Twin Falls County
Metro Area: Twin Falls Metro Area
City: Twin Falls
Zip Codes: 83301
Cost of Living:
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3734 ft above sea level

The Twin Falls, ID metro area is located in southern Idaho on the border with Nevada, 130 southeast of Boise. Twin Falls is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Twin Falls and Jerome counties.

The many benefits of living in the Twin Falls metro include low crime, strong economy, comfortable summers and affordability.

Some disadvantages of the Twin Falls metro area include harsh winters, isolated and limited amenities.

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Twin Falls metro area is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Idaho. June, September and August are the most pleasant months while December and January are the least comfortable months.

In the Twin Falls metro area, there are 2 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85 degrees. The most pleasant months of the year for the Twin Falls metro area are June, September and May. July is the hottest month for the Twin Falls metro area with an average high temperature of 88.3 degrees, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Idaho. December has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Twin Falls metro area with an average of 19.3 degrees. This is about average compared to other places in Idaho.

The annual rainfall of 10.5 inches in the Twin Falls metro area means that it is drier than most places in Idaho. The wettest season is Summer with 32% of yearly precipitation and 14% falls in Autumn, which is the driest season. December is the wettest month in the Twin Falls metro area with 1.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is July with 0.3 inches.

Humidity is low in the Twin Falls metro area, and some people might find the dryness to be uncomfortable. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year. A very dry climate can lead to cracked, itchy skin and dry eyes.

An annual snowfall of 19.2 inches in the Twin Falls metro area means that it is less snowy than most places in Idaho. January is the snowiest month in the Twin Falls metro area with 5.6 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.

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Twin Falls Cost of Living
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Low crime, strong economy, and comfortable summers make Twin Falls a great place to live.

$339,200
+0.3% higher than avg
$53,936
-28.0% lower than avg
$751 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-52.9% lower than avg
Twin Falls Crime
40.7 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in Twin Falls, Idaho
$65,160
for a family
$30,800
for a single person
Pros & Cons of Twin Falls
   Low crime
Harsh winters
   Strong economy
Isolated
   Comfortable summers
Limited amenities
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Over 10 years ago

It is a hub community that is a gateway to the north of Sun Valley and to the south for Jackpot. New High School of 3 years to add to the established one. The hospital  More

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Over 11 years ago

Been living in Twin Falls for 2 plus years, like the people, very friendly. The Canyon is truly beautiful. Nice not to have to battle traffic, have places to walk to,  More

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In my 18 years here, Twin Falls has grown steadily, but all the schools, box stores, grocery stores are still within a 10-15 minute drive of each other. Traffic is a  More

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