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Southwest Ada is a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho with a population of 54,831. Southwest Ada is in Ada County. Living in Southwest Ada offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Southwest Ada and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Southwest Ada...
Population
54,831
Neighborhood in
Boise

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$226,518
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,149
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$74,132
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Southwest Ada Reviews

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We bought a home here in February, 2018. So far we really like it. The area is growing like the rest of Boise area and beyond. The traffic is getting worse because of the growth. Like anything there will be growing pains. I am thankful to be here. My neighbors are wonderful too! We are not to far from many amenities, so we don't feel like we are missing out on anything living in Southwest Ada County. Happy and thankful to have the privilege to live here.
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Overall quality of life is really good. Weather has seasons, but they are very moderate. Housing is accessible and generally of high quality with lots of options within reasonable commute of employers. Area is safe - low crime rate. Great access to all kinds of outdoor activities. Sportsman's paradise. Area is getting more retail venues (restaurants, shopping, etc.). Employment opportunities (particularly high paying opportunities) is biggest shortcoming. Transportation planning is also a weakness - not keeping up with growth in the area. Area has great potential - I would live here again.
I moved here from Montana just before the winter set in and its definitely a lot better than Montana in terms of temperature. I've had to struggle through -40F at times back in Montana. Here, the worst thing I could think of would be wind chill and ice on roads at times. Other than that, the weather is awesome here! Just make sure if you're traveling from a warmer climate to bring a wind breaker jacket:)