Best Places to Live in Idaho

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What you need to know about Idaho

A mountainous state with many lakes, rivers and 25 state parks, Idaho is an outdoor recreation wonderland. The Gem State is ranked high for being very welcoming to small business, while large industry sectors experiencing major success include energy, science and technology. Best places to live in Idaho are Boise, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and Coeur d’Alene. Top university choices are Boise State, Idaho State and the University of Idaho.

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.
8 Things to Do in Idaho
Snake River, Craters of the Moon head an impressive list
Best Places to Live in Idaho
Enjoy cities like Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, Coeur d’Alene, Eagle

Population

1,599,464
Up by 7%
twin falls
Things to Do in Twin Falls, ID
Attractions include Perrine Bridge, Snake River Trail, many waterfalls.
Twin Falls, ID Restaurants
Where to Eat in Twin Falls, ID
From burgers to barbecue, steaks to seafood, Southern Idaho restaurants offer palate pleasers for every meal.
Twin Falls, ID Golf Courses
Twin Falls, ID Area Golf Courses Inspire New Generation
Explore the fun, fast and affordable golf scene
Twin Falls, ID Companies
Twin Falls, ID Area Companies Strive to Improve Sustainability
Businesses innovate, conserve to protect environment

Housing

Homes Owned 69%
69% Complete
Homes Rented 31%
31% Complete

Median Home Price

$160,500
Higher than the national average
Moscow ID
Top Employers in Moscow, ID
University of Idaho heads an impressive list of this Idaho city's best job opportunities

Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.

Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.

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Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.
Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.
Affordable Idaho
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.

Median Household Income

$47,334
Lower than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 25%
25% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Idaho Top 100 City Rankings

More About Idaho Cities

Things to Do in Twin Falls, ID
Attractions include Perrine Bridge, Snake River Trail, many waterfalls.

Where to Eat in Twin Falls, ID
From burgers to barbecue, steaks to seafood, Southern Idaho restaurants offer palate pleasers for every meal.

Twin Falls, ID Area Golf Courses Inspire New Generation
Explore the fun, fast and affordable golf scene

Twin Falls, ID Area Companies Strive to Improve Sustainability
Businesses innovate, conserve to protect environment

Twin Falls, ID Welcomes Clif Bar Bakery
Clif Bar Baking Company Opens Sustainable Bakery

Top Employers in Moscow, ID
University of Idaho heads an impressive list of this Idaho city's best job opportunities

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Idaho
From rodeos to potatoes, great cities abound on our list of these budget-friendly options.

Tips for New Idaho Falls Residents
Insider tips on what to see, eat and do.

Wellness Partnerships Keep Greater Idaho Falls Healthy
Programs work together to keep community healthy.

Idaho Falls: Perfect for Growing Agribusinesses
Natural resources, skilled workforce drive top local industry.

Idaho Falls, ID Involved in Several Development Projects
New construction initiatives augment growth.

Tourism and Technology Projects Strengthen Economic Connections
Community takes new approaches to tourism, technology and economic development.

8 Secret Small Towns Where Celebrities Hide Out
From John Mayer to Taylor Swift: This is where big time celebrities go to get out of LA.

Idaho Falls, ID Welcomes New Developments
Mixed-use and retail projects add to quality of life.

Greater Idaho Falls, ID Sports and Recreation
Opportunities for fun and exercise are abundant.

Greater Idaho Falls Arts and Culture Overview
City boasts a bevy of arts and cultural experiences for both kids and adults.

Idaho Falls, ID Business Overview
Diverse sectors include health, steel, ag and the INL.

Greater Idaho Falls, ID Education Overview
All academic entities deserve high marks.