Boise City, ID

Census Place

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2022 Population
234,192
1.15% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
0.531% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.1%
3.87% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$76,402
11.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$401,800
24.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
128,339
2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Boise City, ID had a population of 234k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $76,402. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Boise City, ID grew from 231,537 to 234,192, a 1.15% increase and its median household income grew from $68,373 to $76,402, a 11.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Boise City, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4%), White (Hispanic) (3.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.37%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.79%).

None of the households in Boise City, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Boise City, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Boise City, ID are Boise State University (6,158 degrees awarded in 2022), Carrington College-Boise (348 degrees), and Paul Mitchell the School-Boise (177 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Boise City, ID was $401,800, and the homeownership rate was 62.9%.

Most people in Boise City, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Boise City, ID was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Boise City, ID is home to a population of 234k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.6% of Boise City, ID residents were born outside of the country (15.5k people).

In 2022, there were 20.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (190k people) in Boise City, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 8.89k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Boise City, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Boise City, ID was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Boise City, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    190k ± 1.82k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    9.38k ± 1.07k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.89k ± 1.09k
9.06%
Hispanic Population
21.2k people

In 2022, there were 20.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (190k people) in Boise City, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 8.89k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.06% of the people in Boise City, ID are hispanic (21.2k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,631 ± 5,603 people
  2. Canada
    5,916 ± 1,885 people
  3. Philippines
    2,755 ± 1,288 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 53,631 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 5,916 and Philippines with 2,755.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.5k people
6.49%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15k people

As of 2022, 6.6% of Boise City, ID residents (15.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Boise City, ID was 6.49%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,501 ± 452
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,856 ± 542
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,292 ± 492

Boise City, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Boise City, ID employs 128k people. The largest industries in Boise City, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (19,276 people), Retail Trade (12,743 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (12,559 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($97,708), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($95,833), and Manufacturing ($65,587).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,089. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

128k
2022 Value
± 3,103
2%
1 Year growth
± 3.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Boise City, ID grew at a rate of 2%, from 126k employees to 128k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Boise City, ID, are Management Occupations (15,759 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (13,384 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (12,316 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Boise City, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

128k
2022 Value
± 3,103
2%
1 Year growth
± 3.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Boise City, ID grew at a rate of 2%, from 126k employees to 128k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Boise City, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (19,276 people), Retail Trade (12,743 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (12,559 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Boise City, ID, though some of these residents may live in Boise City, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,047
Median earning men ± $1,763
$38,438
Median earning women ± $1,413

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($68,410), Public Administration ($63,773), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($62,584).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,673), Wholesale Trade ($55,213), and Public Administration ($54,655).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.01%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 836k people employed in Idaho. This represents a 3.01% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.06%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Idaho.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Idaho went to Donald J. Trump with 63.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.89%).

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Idaho

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Idaho have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Boise City, ID awarded 6,898 degrees. The student population of Boise City, ID in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 11,238 male students and 16,024 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Boise City, ID are White (4,953 and 72.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (931 and 13.7%), Two or More Races (340 and 5%), and Asian (221 and 3.25%).

The largest universities in Boise City, ID by number of degrees awarded are Boise State University (6,158 and 89.3%), Carrington College-Boise (348 and 5.04%), and Paul Mitchell the School-Boise (177 and 2.57%).

The most popular majors in Boise City, ID are Registered Nursing (581 and 8.42%), General Business Administration & Management (347 and 5.03%), and Social Work (307 and 4.45%).

The median tuition cost in Boise City, ID for a public four year colleges is $5,532 for in-state students and $22,869 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Boise City, ID, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 27,262 (41.2% men and 58.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 27,262 students enrolled in Boise City, ID, 41.2% men and 58.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 19,426 records, of which 58.8% were women and 41.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 509 degrees awarded
  2. 209 degrees awarded
  3. 193 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Boise City, ID was Registered Nursing with 509 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,158 degrees awarded
  2. 348 degrees awarded
  3. 177 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Boise State University with 6,158 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,399 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Boise City, ID, which is 0.533 times less than the 4,499 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,953 degrees mean that there were 5.32 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 931 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,112) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,832) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.722% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (392k), Some college (372k), and Bachelors Degree (254k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Boise City, ID was $401,800 in 2022, which is 1.43 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $322,300 to $401,800, a 24.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Boise City, ID is 62.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Boise City, ID have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Boise City, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Boise City, ID is $76,402. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Boise City, ID was Census Tract 8.05 with a value of $137,188, followed by Census Tract 2.02 and Census Tract 105.01, with respective values of $134,643 and $125,500.

Property

$401,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,110
$61,534
Median Property Taxes
±$1,961

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Boise City, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.9%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.9% of the housing units in Boise City, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8.05
  2. Census Tract 2.02
  3. Census Tract 105.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Boise City, ID was Census Tract 8.05 with a value of $137,188, followed by Census Tract 2.02 and Census Tract 105.01, with respective values of $134,643 and $125,500.

The following map shows all of the places in Boise City, ID colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$76,402
Median Household Income
± $1,721
97.8k
Number of Households
± 2,555

In 2022, the median household income of the 97.8k households in Boise City, ID grew to $76,402 from the previous year's value of $68,373.

The following chart displays the households in Boise City, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Boise City, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2022, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.25%)

In 2022, 70.4% of workers in Boise City, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.25%).

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Boise City, ID have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in Boise City, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Boise City, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Boise City, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Boise City, ID (25.3k out of 228k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Boise City, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.4% of the population of Boise City, ID has health coverage, with 53.9% on employee plans, 11.2% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 1.98% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ada County, ID see 1038 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.24% decrease from the previous year (1051 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 317 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,038 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ada County, ID

Primary care physicians in Ada County, ID see an average of 1,038 patients per year. This represents a 1.24% decrease from the previous year (1,051 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ada County, ID in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 25.1% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.57%
Uninsured
53.9%
Employer Coverage
11.2%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
1.98%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Boise City, ID declined by 4.14% from 7.89% to 7.57%.

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