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Southwest Ada
  • Neighborhood in Boise, ID

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade A minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Southwest Ada is a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho with a population of 60,264. Southwest Ada is in Ada County and is one of the best places to live in Idaho. Living in Southwest Ada offers residents a sparse urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Southwest Ada there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Southwest Ada and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Southwest Ada are above average.

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About Southwest Ada...
Population
60,264
Neighborhood in
Boise

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$270,227
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,180
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$79,297
National
$62,843
Families with Children
32%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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