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Population (year 2000): 185,787. Estimated population in July 2005: 193,161 (+4.0% change)
Males: 92,014 (49.5%), Females: 93,773 (50.5%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $42,432 (year 2000)
Median house value: $120,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Boise:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (20.6%), English (17.3%), Irish (12.5%), United States (7.1%), Scottish (3.9%), Norwegian (3.7%).Idaho

Elevation: 2730 feet

Land area: 63.8 square miles

Boise,

For population 25 years and over in Boise

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boise City city

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

4.8% Foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +49,487 (+36.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OR Portland, (459.3 miles pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (675.1 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: City, ID Garden (2.9 miles ID Eagle, (9.3 miles ID (11.1 miles Meridian, ID (15.0 miles Kuna, ID Star, (18.2 miles Bend, ID Horseshoe (20.8 miles ID (22.6 miles Nampa, ID Emmett, (25.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 923 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 1997: 985 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 1998: 1103 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 1999: 992 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2000: 988 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2001: 797 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2002: 718 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2003: 738 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2004: 674 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2005: 955 buildings, average cost: $176,800

Latitude: 43.61 N, Longitude: 116.24 W

Area code: 208


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.8%), Manufacturing (13.9%), Retail trade (12.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +30,874 (+16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 79,431 (80.2%)


 

Crime in Boise by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 6 3 0
    per 100,000 0.5 1.1 3.2 1.6 0.0
Rapes 68 84 92 108 125
    per 100,000 36.6 45.2 49.5 58.1 67.3
Robberies 62 78 84 78 80
    per 100,000 33.4 42.0 45.2 42.0 43.1
Assaults 522 471 497 443 540
    per 100,000 281.0 253.5 267.5 238.4 290.7
Burglaries 1,349 1,347 1,318 1,422 1,232
    per 100,000 726.1 725.0 709.4 765.4 663.1
Thefts 5,946 6,163 6,209 6,223 5,532
    per 100,000 3200.4 3317.2 3342.0 3349.5 2977.6
Auto thefts 387 585 542 477 529
    per 100,000 208.3 314.9 291.7 256.7 284.7
276.9 291.1 296.8 293.2 286.3

Average climate in Boise, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Birthplace of: James Jesus Angleton - (1917-1987), CIA counterintelligence, Jake Plummer - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Dec 19, 1974), Jerramy Stevens - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Nov 13, 1979), John Van Hoogen - College football player (Boise State Broncos).

Main business address for: WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL INC (SERVICES-ENGINEERING SERVICES), IDACORP INC (ELECTRIC SERVICES), ALBERTSONS INC /DE/ (RETAIL-GROCERY STORES), IDAHO POWER CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES), EXTENDED SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Boise:
  • IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (600 N ROBBINS ROAD, PO BOX 1100)
  • INTERMOUNTAIN HOSPITAL (303 N ALLUMBAUGH ST)
  • ST ALPHONSUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1055 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)
  • ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (190 EAST BANNOCK)
  • SUNHEALTH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (8050 NORTHVIEW STREET)
  • TREASURE VALLEY HOSPITAL (8800 WEST EMERALD STREET)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Boise:
  • BOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD (about 5 miles; BOISE, ID; ID: BOI)
  • FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL (about 136 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: SUN)
  • JOSLIN FIELD - MAGIC VALLEY RGNL (about 145 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; ID: TWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Boise:
  • NAMPA MUNI (about 20 miles; NAMPA, ID; ID: S67)
  • EMMETT MUNI (about 26 miles; EMMETT, ID; ID: S78)
  • CALDWELL INDUSTRIAL (about 28 miles; CALDWELL, ID; ID: EUL)

Amtrak station:
BOISE (1212 W. BANNOCK ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13 $42,085 $38,847 5 $2,500
Financial Administration 53 $203,549 $46,086 4 $2,790
Health 15 $58,381 $46,704 2 $4,076
Airports 86 $241,248 $33,662 20 $18,333
Fire - Other 11 $31,687 $34,567 3 $2,386
Other Government Administration 103 $317,853 $37,031 14 $8,000
Firefighters 225 $1,002,289 $53,455 0 $0
Police - Other 54 $149,074 $33,127 13 $12,417
Police Protection - Officers 253 $1,201,683 $56,996 0 $0
Local Libraries 60 $147,233 $29,446 73 $63,872
Judicial and Legal 44 $168,643 $45,993 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 138 $384,833 $33,463 82 $38,611
Sewerage 166 $525,534 $37,990 12 $12,998
Solid Waste Management 4 $15,360 $46,080 4 $2,304
Natural Resources 12 $37,108 $37,108 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 88 $311,221 $42,439 11 $8,760
Totals for Government 1325 $4,837,781 $43,813 243 $177,047
Colleges/Universities in Boise:
  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 12,033; Location: 1910 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.boisestate.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 419; Location: 12302 WEST EXPLORER DR; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INC (FT enrollment: 235; Location: 1200 NORTH LIBERTY STREET; Private, for-profit)
  • BOISE BIBLE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 110; Location: 8695 MARIGOLD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.BOISEBIBLE.EDU)
  • NEW IMAGES ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 110; Location: 1270 S VINNELL WAY; Private, for-profit)
  • CONTINENTAL COLLEGE OF BEAUTY AND BARBER STYLING (FT enrollment: 60; Location: 10222 FAIRVIEW AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • SHADOW MOUNTAIN BUSINESS CAREERS (Location: 11911 USTICK RD; Private, for-profit)
  • IDAHO SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY (Location: 5353 FRANKLIN RD; Private, for-profit)
  • CRI-BOISE (Location: 9460 FAIRVIEW AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.CRI.ORG)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Boise:
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 143 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,433)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 174 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 198 miles; LEWISTON, ID; FT enrollment: 2,213)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 223 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 224 miles; MOSCOW, ID; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 243 miles; PULLMAN, WA; FT enrollment: 18,110)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 269 miles; PASCO, WA; FT enrollment: 3,529)
Public high schools in Boise:
  • CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,877; Location: 12400 WEST MC MILLAN ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CAPITAL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,576; Location: 8055 GODDARD ROAD; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • BORAH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,448; Location: 6001 CASSIA STREET; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • BOISE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,205; Location: 1010 WEST WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • TIMBERLINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,064; Location: 701 EAST BOISE AVENUE; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • RIVERGLEN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 6801 NORTH GARY LANE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • MOUNTAIN COVE (ALT.) HIGH (Students: 382; Location: 911 MOUNTAIN COVE ROAD; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • BOISE EVENING SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 911 MOUNTAIN COVE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DEHYL A DENNIS PROFESSIONAL TC (Location: 8201 W VICTORY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Boise:
  • BISHOP KELLY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 7009 FRANKLIN ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 4995 N BRADLEY ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 12000 FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 4955 N BRADLEY ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BOISE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 219 N ROOSEVELT STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SHERIDAN ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 1273 SHORELINE LN; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Boise:
  • LOWELL SCOTT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,305; Location: 13600 WEST MCMILLIAN RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LAKE HAZEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,140; Location: 11625 LA GRANGE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 922; Location: 711 NORTH CURTIS ROAD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • SOUTH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 842; Location: 805 SHOSHONE STREET; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • LES BOIS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 842; Location: 4150 EAST GRAND FOREST DR; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • FAIRMONT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 794; Location: 2121 NORTH COLE ROAD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • NORTH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 782; Location: 1105 NORTH 13TH STREET; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • SPALDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 12311 EAST BRADDOCK DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EAST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 708; Location: 415 E WARMS SPRINGS AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • TRAIL WIND ELEMENTARY (Students: 678; Location: 3701 EAST LAKE FOREST DRIVE; Grades: PK - 06)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Boise:
  • ST JOSEPHS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 825 FORT STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 7503 NORTHVIEW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 3901 CASSIA; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 2620 STATE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BOISE VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 925 N CLOVERDALE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FOUNDATIONS ACADEMY (Students: 149; Location: PO BOX 2701; Grades: KG - 7)
  • FOOTHILLS SCH OF ART & SCIENCE (Students: 146; Location: 618 S 8TH; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 5009 CASSIA STREET; Grades: PK - 4)
  • CLOVERDALE CHRISTIAN DS (Students: 82; Location: 3755 S CLOVERDALE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SANDCASTLES (Students: 77; Location: 3214 ACRE LN; Grades: PK - KG)
Libraries in Boise:
  • BOISE PUBLIC (Operating income: $4,779,615; Location: 715 S CAPITOL BLVD; 339,160 books; 12,997 audio materials; 9,465 video materials; 696 serial subscriptions)
  • ADA COUNTY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,387,913; Location: 10664 W VICTORY RD; 95,734 books; 5,095 audio materials; 3,625 video materials; 129 serial subscriptions)

Boise compared to Idaho state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Boise:
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KCID (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Boise:
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTPZ (99.1 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around Boise:
  • K35GE (Channel 35; BOISE, ID; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBCI-TV (Channel 2; BOISE, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)
  • KAID (Channel 4; BOISE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • KIVI (Channel 6; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNIN-TV (Channel 9; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: BANKS-BOISE, INC.)
  • KTVB (Channel 7; BOISE, ID; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K47BE (Channel 47; BOISE, ID; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K31FD (Channel 25; BOISE, ID; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K60FH (Channel 60; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K64EJ (Channel 64; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE)
  • K56FQ (Channel 56; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KITL-LP (Channel 20; BOISE, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA, TRUSTEE, GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KCLP-CA (Channel 22; BOISE, ID; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KBSE-LP (Channel 33; BOISE/NAMPA/CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)

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