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Boise Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
224,300
Unemployment Rate
3.1%
Poverty Rate
13.5%
Non-Citizens
3.6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 32 responses
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  • Friendly
    63%
  • Mixed
    19%
  • Family oriented
    9%
  • Poor and unsatisfied
    6%
  • Progressive
    3%

Boise Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    83%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • Asian
    3%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • African American
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    50%
  • Male
    50%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%

Income

Median Household Income
$56,798
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    22%
  • $25-$44k
    18%
  • $45-$74k
    22%
  • $75-$149k
    26%
  • $150k+
    11%
Median Individual Income
$30,226
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    26%
  • $15-$34k
    29%
  • $35-$64k
    25%
  • $65k+
    19%

Community

Poll
88%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.33 responses
Poll
76%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.33 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 31 responses
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  • Boise has so much more to offer than you think!
    35%
  • It is ok if you are not LDS and live here!
    23%
  • Enjoy the four seasons of the year here
    13%
  • We need more Liberals!
    10%
  • Don't come!
    6%
  • Get involved in the community
    3%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    3%
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