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Rathdrum, ID is a small city located in Kootenai County and situated between two lakes. It has an estimated population of 4,854 people according to the 2010 census. This city has consistently been ranked as one of the best places to live in Idaho by BestPlaces.net. Factors considered when ranking include cost of living, crime rate, employment opportunities, housing affordability and weather. Rathdrum offers all these and more making it a desirable place for residents and visitors alike. The cost of living is low compared to other cities in the state with the median home price just over $135,000 and median rent at around $914 per month. The crime rate is also relatively low which helps contribute to its overall appeal as a safe community to live in. Furthermore, unemployment here remains stable due to the close proximity to nearby larger towns such as Coeur d'Alene and Spokane Valley commutable by car from Rathdrum. With its abundance of outdoor recreation areas like Canfield Mountain Park, Ponderosa State Park, Lake Cocolalla and more nearby Rathdrum provides plenty of opportunity for people interested in getting outdoors or have a lake day with friends and family. All these factors combined make Rathdrum an ideal location for those looking for a peaceful atmosphere without sacrificing convenience or amenities.

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Over 17 years ago

I've traveled to 109 countries and moved here from Florida three years ago after living in Anacortes, WA; and Marina del Rey, CA. The entire area is beautiful and filled  More

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