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 1,567,803 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: 75,21083A+B+AABBC
2Eagle, IDPopulation: 19,95282A+DA+AB+AC
3Boise, IDPopulation: 208,33281A+AC+AC+BC
4Moscow, IDPopulation: 23,86680A+ABAD+BD+
5Lewiston, IDPopulation: 31,86280A+A+C+B+CBC+
6Rexburg, IDPopulation: 25,40279A+A+A+A+DBF
7Mountain Home, IDPopulation: 13,87979A+A+BBCC+C
8Dalton Gardens, IDPopulation: 2,14079AD+A+B+BAD
9Hidden Spring, IDPopulation: 2,07778DDA+AAAC
10Star, IDPopulation: 5,74578BB+B+ABBC
11Post Falls, IDPopulation: 27,60978A+AC+B+C+BD
12Hayden, IDPopulation: 13,25878AB+B+B+C+BD
13Twin Falls, IDPopulation: 44,09778A+A+C+BCC+D+
14Idaho Falls, IDPopulation: 57,02177A+A+C+B+CC+F
15Pocatello, IDPopulation: 54,14577A+A+CB+CC+D
16Tyhee, IDPopulation: 1,00077D+AA+B+BBD
17Ammon, IDPopulation: 13,57577AA+BABBF
18Troy, IDPopulation: 76377D+A+BABBD+
19Kuna, IDPopulation: 15,19277BA+C+B+C+C+C
20Cottonwood, IDPopulation: 93677CA+AACCD+
21Fernan Lake Village, IDPopulation: 18077C+FA+A+B+AD
22Genesee, IDPopulation: 99477DA+BABC+C+
23Sandpoint, IDPopulation: 7,39777A+ACB+CBD
24Kimberly, IDPopulation: 3,25777CA+A+BCCD+
25Emmett, IDPopulation: 6,55577A+A+ACDCC
26Preston, IDPopulation: 5,16277BA+AB+CC+F
27Ketchum, IDPopulation: 2,72877A+FB+AC+A+F
28Chubbuck, IDPopulation: 13,77377AA+CAC+BD
29Rathdrum, IDPopulation: 6,84076B+A+B+BC+C+D
30Garden City, IDPopulation: 11,09576A+ADBD+BC
31Grangeville, IDPopulation: 3,15076AA+B+C+CCD+
32Caldwell, IDPopulation: 46,22976A+A+C+CCCC
33Coeur d'Alene, IDPopulation: 44,42676A+ADBCBD
34Hailey, IDPopulation: 7,90576AD+AABB+F
35Victor, IDPopulation: 2,08876B+B+A+BBBF
36Fruitland, IDPopulation: 4,67876BA+AC+CC+C
37Nampa, IDPopulation: 81,66776B+A+BC+CCC
38Middleton, IDPopulation: 5,54276BA+BBCCC
39Orofino, IDPopulation: 3,10376C+A+BC+CCC+
40Lincoln, IDPopulation: 3,05775CA+AB+C+BF
41Shelley, IDPopulation: 4,38475BA+A+C+CCF
42Glenns Ferry, IDPopulation: 1,36775C+A+AC+D+CC
43Filer, IDPopulation: 2,49075D+A+A+BCCD+
44Blackfoot, IDPopulation: 11,78175A+A+C+C+CCD
45Deary, IDPopulation: 56575D+A+BAC+C+D+
46American Falls, IDPopulation: 4,38274BA+ACCC+D
47Buhl, IDPopulation: 4,12274B+A+B+CCD+D+
48Rigby, IDPopulation: 3,92174BA+B+BCC+F
49Hagerman, IDPopulation: 80174CA+A+C+DCD
50Craigmont, IDPopulation: 52174DA+C+AC+D+C+
51Riverside, IDPopulation: 79074FA+BABC+D
52Challis, IDPopulation: 1,30474C+A+A+BDCF
53Burley, IDPopulation: 10,15774A+A+C+D+D+CD
54Ponderay, IDPopulation: 1,28774AA+C+BDBD
55Robie Creek, IDPopulation: 97874FC+A+A+B+BC
56Inkom, IDPopulation: 91374FA+BA+C+CD
57Placerville, IDPopulation: 2873FA+BABCC
58Salmon, IDPopulation: 3,11773AA+BBD+CF
59Bellevue, IDPopulation: 2,01073C+CA+BCB+F
60Plummer, IDPopulation: 1,02773DA+ABCCD
61Gooding, IDPopulation: 3,53373BA+ACD+D+D
62Hayden Lake, IDPopulation: 55173FFA+A+BAD
63Dover, IDPopulation: 69673FD+A+ABB+D
64Juliaetta, IDPopulation: 66673FA+BB+CCC+
65Driggs, IDPopulation: 2,19173C+AA+BCBF
66Moreland, IDPopulation: 1,63873FA+ABBCD
67Arco, IDPopulation: 1,15873C+A+ABD+DF
68Kamiah, IDPopulation: 1,40073C+A+B+CD+CD+
69Ucon, IDPopulation: 1,56073FA+A+B+C+C+F
70Payette, IDPopulation: 7,46273B+A+C+CD+CC
71Potlatch, IDPopulation: 75473DA+C+ACCD+
72Priest River, IDPopulation: 1,72173CA+AC+D+C+D
73Heyburn, IDPopulation: 3,07673C+A+ACCDD
74Wendell, IDPopulation: 2,75073BA+B+D+D+CD
75Sugar City, IDPopulation: 1,27073FA+A+BBBF
76McCall, IDPopulation: 2,93873A+C+D+AC+BF
77Weiser, IDPopulation: 5,46973AA+BDD+D+C
78St. Anthony, IDPopulation: 3,52773BA+ACCD+F
79Lapwai, IDPopulation: 1,21973FA+ABCCC+
80Hansen, IDPopulation: 1,05573D+A+ACD+CD+
81Grace, IDPopulation: 83273CA+C+B+C+CF
82Malad City, IDPopulation: 2,20872DA+ABCCF
83Garden Valley, IDPopulation: 35672FDA+A+D+AC
84Albion, IDPopulation: 30372FA+BAC+C+D
85Harrison, IDPopulation: 25072DAB+B+D+BD
86Groveland, IDPopulation: 54972FA+BACBD
87Idaho City, IDPopulation: 53872D+A+BC+D+C+C
88Conkling Park, IDPopulation: 5972FCAA+BB+D
89St. Maries, IDPopulation: 2,56872C+A+C+C+CCD
90Princeton, IDPopulation: 4672FACA+C+CD+
91Kootenai, IDPopulation: 81772CA+BCCC+D
92Paul, IDPopulation: 1,10172DA+A+D+CCD
93Paris, IDPopulation: 53572FA+BACC+F
94Elk River, IDPopulation: 9872FABACBD+
95Horseshoe Bend, IDPopulation: 1,05972DA+ACCFC
96Rockford Bay, IDPopulation: 25172FFA+A+B+A+D
97Declo, IDPopulation: 33272D+A+C+BC+CD
98Carey, IDPopulation: 74272FABB+BBF
99St. Charles, IDPopulation: 8972FC+B+A+C+BF
100Bonners Ferry, IDPopulation: 2,62171B+A+CC+D+C+D
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