City At A Glance

#12 LivScore 630
Boise, Idaho Skyline
Boise, Idaho Skyline

Quick Facts:

Population: 212,983
Median Household Income: $51,160
Average Work Commute: 16 Minutes
Median Home Price: $158,437

About Boise, ID

Boise, ID, the state capital and the county seat of Ada County, is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, which provide beautiful scenery. There are plenty of outdoor activities, as well as attractions including festivals, museums and theaters. Technology and manufacturing play a big part in Boise's economy, and the city's largest private employer is Micron.