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Cities and Towns

State of Idaho

Idaho, abbreviated "ID", is in the Mountain region of the U.S. Its capital is Boise. There were 1,635,483 people in Idaho as per 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on July 3, 1890.

Please explore the cities and towns of Idaho, below.

Top Idaho College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Boise1125,328
2Nampa611,592
3Twin Falls47,120
4Idaho Falls3918
5Lewiston33,964
6Moscow311,795
7Rexburg344,994
8Meridian272
9Coeur D'Alene10
10Jerome19
11Burley122
12Chubbuck123
13Blackfoot124
14Caldwell1971
15Coeur d'Alene15,344
16Pocatello112,916

Largest Idaho Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Aberdeen2,167
Acequia201
Albion315
American Falls4,351
Ammon14,767
Arco780
Arimo361
Ashton1,041
Athol863
Atomic City17
Bancroft381
Basalt391
Bellevue2,352
Blackfoot11,878
Bliss357
Bloomington220
Boise City218,677
Bonners Ferry2,476
Bovill277
Buhl4,243

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population1,635,483
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+719,853
Age of the Population35.7

Families

% of people married54.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,160
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,726
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,792

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,652
% Above Poverty Level84.8%
% Below Poverty Level15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone25.6%
Median Gross Rent$764
Median House Value$167,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.9%
German17.5%
English16.4%
Irish9.3%
Scottish3.2%
Italian3.1%
Norwegian3.1%
Swedish3%
French Except Basque2.5%
Dutch2%
Danishn2%
Welsh1.4%
Polish1.2%
Swiss0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Basque0.5%
Russian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Czech0.4%
African0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Arab0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

City Of Rocks (Park)
City of Rocks National Reserve
Almo, Idaho 83312
208-824-5519 ext 0

Craters Of The Moon (Monument/Memorial)
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
P.O. Box 29, Arco, Idaho 83213
208-527-3257

Hagerman Fossil Beds (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 570
Hagerman, Idaho 83332
208-837-4793

Minidoka Internment (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 570
Hagerman, Idaho 83332
208-837-4793

Nez Perce (Historic Site)
Nez Perce National Historical Park
Spalding, Idaho 83540-9715
208-843-2261

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