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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Vistas is a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho with a population of 10,863. Vistas is in Ada County. Living in Vistas offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Vistas there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Vistas and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Vistas are above average.
About Vistas...
Population
10,863
Neighborhood in
Boise

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,552
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$847
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    51%
  • Own
    49%
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Vistas Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$43,826
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Vistas Reviews

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This area is great for a whole range of people from families, to college students, to people in the elderly community. It provides easy access to any section of town and is very pet friendly. Best of all the neighbors are friendly and look out for each other creating a safe and clean environment.
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Boise is perfect for visiting! Great nightlife, great museums, great events, great community.
This area has a low crime rate. The police are visible and interact frequently with the community. The area is home to many families that want a safe community to live in. The area is also close to an elementary school which reduces the crime rate dramatically.