Best Places to Live

Boise, ID

Population: 214,196
Crooked Fence Brewing


If you haven’t heard how awesome Boise is, you aren’t listening properly. This is a city to watch out for in the next 10 years, particularly for small business owners. Boise is  number 1 on this list for the number of small business loans. It’s also in the top 10 for household income growth. Coupled with the fact that Boise often makes our list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live, you’re going to get top-tier livability and a just-being-discovered (and hungry for more) economic region.