dcsimg

Cities and Towns

State of Idaho

Idaho, abbreviated "ID", is in the Mountain region of the U.S. Its capital is Boise. There were 1,616,547 people in Idaho as per 2016 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) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Boise 11 24,025
2 Nampa 6 10,926
3 Twin Falls 4 7,666
4 Idaho Falls 3 1,002
5 Lewiston 3 3,718
6 Moscow 3 11,393
7 Rexburg 3 43,983
8 Meridian 2 188
9 Jerome 1 6
10 Chubbuck 1 31
11 Blackfoot 1 32
12 Burley 1 38
13 Coeur D'Alene 1 84
14 Caldwell 1 1,065
15 Coeur d'Alene 1 5,543
16 Pocatello 1 13,078

Largest Idaho Cities and Towns

If you don't find the city or town you want in the list here, you can find ALL cities and towns by navigating through these alphabetical links:

A-D    E-H    I-L    M-P    Q-U    V-Z   

CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Aberdeen 2,046
Acequia 140
Albion 254
American Falls 4,380
Ammon 14,469
Arco 955
Arimo 344
Ashton 968
Athol 798
Atomic City 21
Bancroft 308
Basalt 344
Bellevue 2,514
Blackfoot 11,843
Bliss 346
Bloomington 188
Boise City 214,196
Bonners Ferry 2,496
Bovill 243
Buhl 4,205

If you don't find the city or town you want in the list here, you can find ALL cities and towns by navigating through these alphabetical links:

A-D    E-H    I-L    M-P    Q-U    V-Z   

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

People

Total Population 1,616,547
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 704,276
Age of the Population 35.5

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.9%
Median Earnings25+ $30,596
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,872
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,140

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,573
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $743
Median House Value $162,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.7%
US/American 0%
English 16%
Irish 9.5%

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

Idaho flag
Idaho State Flag

Idaho seal
Idaho State Seal

Idaho plate
Idaho State Plate

Info for Idaho Government Officials

Are you an official in the Idaho government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top