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Overview

Introduction to Eagle, Idaho

Eagle, Idaho, in Ada county, is located 9 miles NW of Boise, Idaho (center to center) and 335 miles E of Portland, Oregon. The city is located in the Boise City metropolitan area.

Eagle History

Eagle is located in the Ada Conty, which was founded in 1864. Idaho Territorial Legislature created the county. It was named in honor of Ada Riggs, who was the first child to be born in this area, daughter of H. C. Riggs, who was a co-founder of Boise. Ada county is the largest county of the state in terms of population.

Eagle and nearby Attractions

  • Inspire International Inc - Horticulture Therapy and Education Center
  • Great American Family Parks
  • Boise Art Museum
  • Idaho Military History Museum
  • Eagle Island State Park

Things To Do In Eagle

Tourists visiting the city of Eagle can be at the Eagle Island State Park and enjoy swimming. It is also ideal for picnics. The museums that can be visited include the Basque Museum and Cultural Center, Boise Art Museum, and the Idaho State Historical Museum. One can also visit the Great American Family Parks. Inspire International Inc - Horticulture Therapy and Education Center is another major attraction of the city of Eagle.

Eagle Transportation

Boise Air Terminal/ Gowen Field offers air transportation facility to Eagle city.

Eagle Higher Education

Residents of Eagle city can avail higher education through Boise State University, Eastern Oregon University, College of Southern Idaho, and Lewis - Clark State College.

People

Total Population 21,863
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 9,466
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 66.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.5%
Median Earnings25+ $49,390
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,658
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,243

Wealth

Median Family Income $90,482
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 20.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,080
Median House Value $310,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.9%
US/American 0.1%
English 23.1%
Irish 10.7%

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

Eagle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of Boise, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 335 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Ada
Metro Area Boise City
Standard Zip Codes 83616
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.695
Longitude -116.353

Eagle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BOISE 7 N
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 19.2 inches
Station BOISE AIR TERMINAL
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 12.1 inches
Station EMMETT 2 E
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 13.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Eagle, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pearl (83616)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Emmett 6,548 $35,096
Garden City 11,313 $51,635
Meridian 84,018 $68,666
Middleton 6,145 $54,100
Star 6,768 $63,558

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

Eagle Public Libraries

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Eagle Public
100 N STIERMAN WAY
Eagle, Idaho
(208) 939-6814
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EAGLE HIGH SCHOOL
574 NORTH PARK LANE
208-939-2189
Serves 1,913 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.4

EAGLE ACADEMY
100 SOUTH ACADEMY AVENUE
208-939-2186
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 147 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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