West Bench is a neighborhood in Boise, Idaho with a population of 18,772. West Bench is in Ada County and is one of the best places to live in Idaho. Living in West Bench offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Bench there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in West Bench and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Bench are above average.
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West Bench Reviews
I love living in the Randolph-Robertson neighborhood, on the west bench. There are so many amazing ethnic restaurants, and many other amenities. We need more coffee shops though!
This neighborhood feels very safe and family oriented. There doesn't seem to be any suspicious are shady activity going on regularly. Of course there are times when I've been a little cautious going outside at night, but in general, it's a very safe place to live. As long as I've lived here, the people in my neighborhood have been very friendly and nice to me. What I would like to see change is more involvement from everyone with keeping the neighborhood looking nice. I think we can build a stronger, more tightly-nit community.
I grew up in the neighborhood and mostly it's been older couples, but lately there have been more young families moving in. There were a couple of years where there were two rentals that had less than savory characters living there, but those have since been changed. There isn't a homeowners association, which I prefer, since it is an older neighborhood so there are no neighborhood activities or what not. The high school is one of the top in the nation but the elementary and junior high are on the lower end of the spectrum. Despite this, I love the neighborhood I grew up in.