Living In Boise

Welcome to the “City of Trees”.

Interested in living in Boise, Idaho?

Boise is a fast-growing city and every year it ranks in the top 10 best cities to live. Hover over the tiles below to learn more about our home!

You can afford to live here

Although Boise has amenities like a larger city, you won’t break the bank buying a house or enjoying a night on the town.

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There's lots to see and do

You can enjoy all four seasons. Winters are mild and summers are not too hot. Boise is just minutes away from hiking trails, rivers, lakes, ski hills and mountains.

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It’s a very safe place to live

Boise is a safe place to live and has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.

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The Gem State

Idaho's official nickname is The Gem State because almost every known type of gemstone has been found here.

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Did someone say potatoes?

Idaho produces 1/3 of all the potatoes grown in the United States which is about 27 billion potatoes every year!

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Looking to make big money?

Boise was named on Forbes top 10 list of cities where salaries are actually increasing!

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Inspired by innovation

Boise was listed in the top 20 most innovative cities by Sunset Magazine.

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Growing community

Boise is the most populous metropolitan area in Idaho and has a thriving downtown area that is home to many small businesses.

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Boise is home to several museums and is a regional hub for jazz, theater, and indie music.

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