Best Cities In Idaho

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live across the United States of America. By assigning a Livability Score out of 100 for each city, AreaVibes ranks more than 20,000 cities across the United States of America. The Livability Score is created from a unique algorithm based on various important metrics for each city, including: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. The higher the score, the better the city (in our opinion). 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: 75,21087A+A+A+ABBC
2Eagle, IDPopulation: 19,95285A+C+A+AB+AC
3Fernan Lake Village, IDPopulation: 18084C+AA+A+B+AD
4Boise, IDPopulation: 208,33282A+A+BAC+BC
5Moscow, IDPopulation: 23,86682A+A+AAD+BD+
6Dalton Gardens, IDPopulation: 2,14082ABA+B+BAD
7Hayden, IDPopulation: 13,25881AA+A+B+C+BD
8Hidden Spring, IDPopulation: 2,07781DCA+AAAC
9Mountain Home, IDPopulation: 13,87980A+A+B+BCC+C
10Star, IDPopulation: 5,74580D+A+A+ABBC
11Lewiston, IDPopulation: 31,86280A+A+C+B+CBC+
12Rockford Bay, IDPopulation: 25180FAA+A+B+A+D
13Rexburg, IDPopulation: 25,40280AA+A+A+DBF
14Hailey, IDPopulation: 7,90579A+B+B+ABB+F
15Troy, IDPopulation: 76379D+A+A+ABBD+
16Tyhee, IDPopulation: 1,00079D+A+A+B+BBD
17Pocatello, IDPopulation: 54,14579A+A+BB+CC+D
18Victor, IDPopulation: 2,08879B+AA+BBBF
19Ponderay, IDPopulation: 1,28779AA+A+BDBD
20Genesee, IDPopulation: 99479DA+AABC+C+
21Ammon, IDPopulation: 13,57579BA+AABBF
22Post Falls, IDPopulation: 27,60978AA+BB+C+BD
23Fruitland, IDPopulation: 4,67878BA+A+C+CC+C
24Idaho Falls, IDPopulation: 57,02178A+A+BB+CC+F
25Nampa, IDPopulation: 81,66778A+A+BC+CCC
26Grangeville, IDPopulation: 3,15078BA+A+C+CCD+
27Robie Creek, IDPopulation: 97878FAA+A+B+BC
28Twin Falls, IDPopulation: 44,09778A+A+C+BCC+D+
29Dover, IDPopulation: 69678FBA+ABB+D
30Conkling Park, IDPopulation: 5978FAA+A+BB+D
31Bonners Ferry, IDPopulation: 2,62178B+A+A+C+D+C+D
32Lincoln, IDPopulation: 3,05778CA+A+B+C+BF
33Orofino, IDPopulation: 3,10377CA+A+C+CCC+
34Sandpoint, IDPopulation: 7,39777A+A+CB+CBD
35Caldwell, IDPopulation: 46,22977A+A+B+CCCC
36Glenns Ferry, IDPopulation: 1,36777C+A+A+C+D+CC
37Preston, IDPopulation: 5,16277D+A+A+B+CC+F
38Filer, IDPopulation: 2,49077D+A+A+BCCD+
39Rathdrum, IDPopulation: 6,84077C+A+ABC+C+D
40Kuna, IDPopulation: 15,19277CA+BB+C+C+C
41St. Charles, IDPopulation: 8976FAA+A+C+BF
42Hayden Lake, IDPopulation: 55176FD+A+A+BAD
43Garden Valley, IDPopulation: 35676FC+A+A+D+AC
44Cottonwood, IDPopulation: 93676CA+B+ACCD+
45Kamiah, IDPopulation: 1,40076C+A+A+CD+CD+
46Placerville, IDPopulation: 2876FAAABCC
47Deary, IDPopulation: 56576D+A+B+AC+C+D+
48East Hope, IDPopulation: 21276FAA+B+C+BD
49Coeur d'Alene, IDPopulation: 44,42676A+A+FBCBD
50Priest River, IDPopulation: 1,72176CA+A+C+D+C+D
51Ketchum, IDPopulation: 2,72876A+DC+AC+A+F
52Salmon, IDPopulation: 3,11776B+A+A+BD+CF
53Stanley, IDPopulation: 5076DB+A+A+DAF
54Garden City, IDPopulation: 11,09575AA+DBD+BC
55Plummer, IDPopulation: 1,02775DA+A+BCCD
56Emmett, IDPopulation: 6,55575BA+ACDCC
57Driggs, IDPopulation: 2,19175C+A+A+BCBF
58Buhl, IDPopulation: 4,12275BA+A+CCD+D+
59Chubbuck, IDPopulation: 13,77375BA+CAC+BD
60Blanchard, IDPopulation: 22775FAA+AC+B+D
61Craigmont, IDPopulation: 52175DA+B+AC+D+C+
62Harrison, IDPopulation: 25075DA+A+B+D+BD
63Moreland, IDPopulation: 1,63875FA+A+BBCD
64Weiser, IDPopulation: 5,46975BA+A+DD+D+C
65Kimberly, IDPopulation: 3,25775FA+A+BCCD+
66Arco, IDPopulation: 1,15875C+A+A+BD+DF
67Inkom, IDPopulation: 91375FA+AA+C+CD
68Rigby, IDPopulation: 3,92175C+A+A+BCC+F
69Shelley, IDPopulation: 4,38475CA+A+C+CCF
70Heyburn, IDPopulation: 3,07675C+A+A+CCDD
71Ucon, IDPopulation: 1,56075FA+A+B+C+C+F
72Riverside, IDPopulation: 79075FAAABC+D
73Spirit Lake, IDPopulation: 1,68475FA+A+B+CC+D
74Sun Valley, IDPopulation: 1,22675DFA+A+BA+F
75Juliaetta, IDPopulation: 66675FA+B+B+CCC+
76Challis, IDPopulation: 1,30475C+A+A+BDCF
77Malad City, IDPopulation: 2,20875DA+A+BCCF
78Hansen, IDPopulation: 1,05575D+A+A+CD+CD+
79Lapwai, IDPopulation: 1,21975FA+A+BCCC+
80Sugar City, IDPopulation: 1,27075FA+A+BBBF
81McCall, IDPopulation: 2,93875A+AD+AC+BF
82Swan Valley, IDPopulation: 12474DA+A+ACBF
83Middleton, IDPopulation: 5,54274D+A+ABCCC
84Hope, IDPopulation: 6774FA+A+ADBD
85Blackfoot, IDPopulation: 11,78174AA+C+C+CCD
86Burley, IDPopulation: 10,15774AA+BD+D+CD
87Dayton, IDPopulation: 46074FA+B+ACBF
88Rupert, IDPopulation: 5,49674BA+A+DCD+D
89American Falls, IDPopulation: 4,38274D+A+A+CCC+D
90Albion, IDPopulation: 30374FA+B+AC+C+D
91Paul, IDPopulation: 1,10174DA+A+D+CCD
92Potlatch, IDPopulation: 75474DA+BACCD+
93Kellogg, IDPopulation: 2,15174BA+A+C+CCF
94Idaho City, IDPopulation: 53874D+A+AC+D+C+C
95Groveland, IDPopulation: 54974FA+AACBD
96Horseshoe Bend, IDPopulation: 1,05974DA+A+CCFC
97Grace, IDPopulation: 83274CA+B+B+C+CF
98Carey, IDPopulation: 74274FA+AB+BBF
99Kootenai, IDPopulation: 81774CA+ACCC+D
100Elk River, IDPopulation: 9874FAA+ACBD+
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