Best Places to Live in Idaho

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Idaho by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Idaho is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Idaho has a population of 1,612,136 and a population density of 19.1. The capital city is Boise and the largest city in Idaho is Boise. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Meridian, IDPopulation: 75,21084A+C+A+ABBC
2Fernan Lake Village, IDPopulation: 18084C+AA+A+B+AD
3Eagle, IDPopulation: 19,95283A+DA+AB+AC
4Boise, IDPopulation: 208,33280A+B+BAC+BC
5Moscow, IDPopulation: 23,86680A+B+AAD+BD+
6Rockford Bay, IDPopulation: 25180FAA+A+B+A+D
7Mountain Home, IDPopulation: 13,87979A+A+B+BCC+C
8Dalton Gardens, IDPopulation: 2,14079ADA+B+BAD
9Hidden Spring, IDPopulation: 2,07779DDA+AAAC
10Lewiston, IDPopulation: 31,86279A+AC+B+CBC+
11Rexburg, IDPopulation: 25,40279AAA+A+DBF
12Cottonwood, IDPopulation: 93679CA+A+ACCD+
13Pocatello, IDPopulation: 54,14579A+A+BB+CC+D
14Hayden, IDPopulation: 13,25878AC+A+B+C+BD
15Troy, IDPopulation: 76378D+AA+ABBD+
16Robie Creek, IDPopulation: 97878FAA+A+B+BC
17Genesee, IDPopulation: 99478DA+AABC+C+
18Fruitland, IDPopulation: 4,67878BAA+C+CC+C
19Conkling Park, IDPopulation: 5978FAA+A+BB+D
20Grangeville, IDPopulation: 3,15078BA+A+C+CCD+
21Nampa, IDPopulation: 81,66777A+A+BC+CCC
22Ammon, IDPopulation: 13,57577BAAABBF
23Idaho Falls, IDPopulation: 57,02177A+A+BB+CC+F
24Star, IDPopulation: 5,74577D+BA+ABBC
25Twin Falls, IDPopulation: 44,09777A+A+C+BCC+D+
26Post Falls, IDPopulation: 27,60977AB+BB+C+BD
27Orofino, IDPopulation: 3,10377CA+A+C+CCC+
28Caldwell, IDPopulation: 46,22977A+A+B+CCCC
29Tyhee, IDPopulation: 1,00077D+BA+B+BBD
30Bonners Ferry, IDPopulation: 2,62177B+A+A+C+D+C+D
31Glenns Ferry, IDPopulation: 1,36777C+A+A+C+D+CC
32Lincoln, IDPopulation: 3,05777CAA+B+C+BF
33Filer, IDPopulation: 2,49076D+A+A+BCCD+
34Preston, IDPopulation: 5,16276D+A+A+B+CC+F
35St. Charles, IDPopulation: 8976FAA+A+C+BF
36Hailey, IDPopulation: 7,90576A+D+B+ABB+F
37Placerville, IDPopulation: 2876FAAABCC
38Rathdrum, IDPopulation: 6,84076C+AABC+C+D
39Victor, IDPopulation: 2,08876B+CA+BBBF
40Kuna, IDPopulation: 15,19276CABB+C+C+C
41Sandpoint, IDPopulation: 7,39776A+B+CB+CBD
42Kamiah, IDPopulation: 1,40075C+A+A+CD+CD+
43Deary, IDPopulation: 56575D+A+B+AC+C+D+
44Blanchard, IDPopulation: 22775FAA+AC+B+D
45Salmon, IDPopulation: 3,11775B+A+A+BD+CF
46Plummer, IDPopulation: 1,02775DA+A+BCCD
47Buhl, IDPopulation: 4,12275BA+A+CCD+D+
48Priest River, IDPopulation: 1,72175CA+A+C+D+C+D
49Hayden Lake, IDPopulation: 55175FFA+A+BAD
50Emmett, IDPopulation: 6,55575BA+ACDCC
51Craigmont, IDPopulation: 52175DA+B+AC+D+C+
52Weiser, IDPopulation: 5,46975BA+A+DD+D+C
53Arco, IDPopulation: 1,15875C+A+A+BD+DF
54Heyburn, IDPopulation: 3,07675C+A+A+CCDD
55Dover, IDPopulation: 69675FDA+ABB+D
56Riverside, IDPopulation: 79075FAB+ABC+D
57Moreland, IDPopulation: 1,63875FA+A+BBCD
58Shelley, IDPopulation: 4,38475CA+A+C+CCF
59Kimberly, IDPopulation: 3,25775FA+A+BCCD+
60Chubbuck, IDPopulation: 13,77375BA+CAC+BD
61Rigby, IDPopulation: 3,92175C+A+A+BCC+F
62Ketchum, IDPopulation: 2,72874A+FC+AC+A+F
63Inkom, IDPopulation: 91374FA+B+A+C+CD
64Malad City, IDPopulation: 2,20874DA+A+BCCF
65Hansen, IDPopulation: 1,05574D+A+A+CD+CD+
66Garden City, IDPopulation: 11,09574AADBD+BC
67Lapwai, IDPopulation: 1,21974FA+A+BCCC+
68Challis, IDPopulation: 1,30474C+A+A+BDCF
69Ucon, IDPopulation: 1,56074FA+A+B+C+C+F
70Coeur d'Alene, IDPopulation: 44,42674A+B+FBCBD
71Juliaetta, IDPopulation: 66674FA+B+B+CCC+
72Spirit Lake, IDPopulation: 1,68474FAA+B+CC+D
73Driggs, IDPopulation: 2,19174C+B+A+BCBF
74Garden Valley, IDPopulation: 35674FDA+A+D+AC
75Sun Valley, IDPopulation: 1,22674DFA+A+BA+F
76Blackfoot, IDPopulation: 11,78174AA+C+C+CCD
77Sugar City, IDPopulation: 1,27074FAA+BBBF
78Middleton, IDPopulation: 5,54274D+A+ABCCC
79Rupert, IDPopulation: 5,49674BA+A+DCD+D
80Burley, IDPopulation: 10,15774AA+BD+D+CD
81Horseshoe Bend, IDPopulation: 1,05974DA+A+CCFC
82Paul, IDPopulation: 1,10173DA+A+D+CCD
83American Falls, IDPopulation: 4,38273D+A+A+CCC+D
84Elk River, IDPopulation: 9873FAA+ACBD+
85Kellogg, IDPopulation: 2,15173BA+A+C+CCF
86Hagerman, IDPopulation: 80173CA+A+C+DCD
87Potlatch, IDPopulation: 75473DA+BACCD+
88Grace, IDPopulation: 83273CA+B+B+C+CF
89Albion, IDPopulation: 30373FA+B+AC+C+D
90Montpelier, IDPopulation: 2,58573BA+ABDD+F
91Idaho City, IDPopulation: 53873D+A+B+C+D+C+C
92Princeton, IDPopulation: 4673FAA+A+C+CD+
93New Plymouth, IDPopulation: 1,67473FA+A+CD+CC
94Dayton, IDPopulation: 46073FAB+ACBF
95Harrison, IDPopulation: 25073DBA+B+D+BD
96Franklin, IDPopulation: 1,00273FA+A+C+CC+F
97Groveland, IDPopulation: 54973FAB+ACBD
98Kootenai, IDPopulation: 81773CAACCC+D
99Aberdeen, IDPopulation: 2,10173CA+A+CD+DD
100Shoshone, IDPopulation: 1,90872DA+A+D+CCD
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