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Boise, ID vs Memphis, TN

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Highlights
- The median age of a home in Memphis is 41.2% younger than the median age of a home in Boise.
- Homes are 18.0% more expensive likely to be rented in Memphis than in Boise.

Housing
 Boise, IDMemphis, TNUnited States
 344840
 $303,100$85,700$231,200
 16.6%7.1%6.7%
 66.5%39.9%35.6%
 49.3%21.7%27.4%
 $8.3$17.5$11.8
 57.1%39.8%56.0%
 5.5%16.1%12.2%
 37.3%44.1%31.8%
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 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Boise, IDMemphis, TNUnited States
 $1,334$823$1,470
 $604$683$821
 $742$770$930
 $941$908$1,148
 $1,358$1,240$1,537
 $1,560$1,426$1,791
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 Vacant Housing
 Boise, IDMemphis, TNUnited States
 1.3%5.3%2.1%
 0.5%0.6%0.5%
 0.9%0.8%1.0%
 0.8%0.3%0.5%
 1.0%0.5%4.0%
 1.1%8.7%4.2%
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 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Boise, IDMemphis, TNUnited States
 3.2%3.4%3.5%
 1.0%7.1%3.1%
 0.5%13.0%3.9%
 0.8%15.9%5.4%
 2.6%13.9%6.3%
 15.6%17.8%14.7%
 23.9%11.3%14.6%
 27.4%8.5%18.7%
 12.9%3.6%11.0%
 5.5%1.8%6.2%
 4.5%2.1%7.0%
 1.2%0.8%2.7%
 0.3%0.4%1.5%
 0.2%0.2%0.5%
 0.1%0.2%0.7%
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 Housing Units By Year Built
 Boise, IDMemphis, TNUnited States
 1.4%0.3%0.9%
 2.3%1.1%2.3%
 12.5%7.3%14.5%
 22.4%10.1%14.0%
 15.9%11.7%13.6%
 19.8%17.7%15.5%
 22.4%10.1%14.0%
 7.9%19.4%10.5%
 4.2%9.4%5.1%
 6.5%8.1%12.9%

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Reviews for Boise    119 Reviews
Boise Used To Be Nice Place - 11/27/2019
Lived in Boise since 2002 and am not happy with the drastic changes. This city wasn't set up for the large influx of people who are now driving up home prices,... Read More

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No longer a "livable" city: Noisy Not Boise - 11/15/2019
The urban sprawl here in Boise is staggering. Their idea of city planning/design does not derive any of its motivation from aesthetics, that's for sure. I agree that... Read More

F**k Idaho in general - 10/25/2019
Moved here 3 years ago. Biggest mistake I have EVER made. People in Idaho are some of the rudest, most stuck up, pieces of s**t I've ever encountered. When it's dark... Read More

Reviews for Memphis    146 Reviews
Lack of Culture and Diversity - 11/17/2019
I lived here for two years for work. I’m from the North, and I was looking forward to milder winters. Well, that is all Memphis had to offer me. Generational,... Read More
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Not for me - 10/27/2019
Didn't like it. People are not very friendly, which is surprising, since it's a Southern city. Sorta. There were signs everywhere that said "Be Nice, Or Leave". Great... Read More

Not Home - 5/24/2019
I was brought here by a wife who left me. I stay here because of my kids. There are also many good people I have met here, but on the whole I’d rather be back in my own... Read More

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ZIPS IN BOISE, IDAHO
83709 83704 83706 83713 83705 83702 83716 83703 83712
ZIPS IN MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE
38016, 38128, 38127, 38134, 38109, 38111, 38115, 38116, 38118, 38018, 30 total

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