Best Places to Live

Boise, ID

Population: 214,196
LIV
SCORE
613
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On the Boise River and home to Boise State University is the capital city of Boise, which has appeared four times on the Best Cities to Live index. The city cultivates entrepreneurs and features a number of interesting neighborhoods, and quality of life amenities include multiple parks, independent restaurants, nightlife venues and outdoor adventure. The downtown BoDo district attracts both locals and college students.

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Boise, ID Ranking Data

Civic
62
Demographics
43
Economy
54
Education
63
Health
69
Housing
58
Infrastructure
47