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
1Fernan Lake Village, IDPopulation: 18084C+A+A+A+B+AD
2Meridian, IDPopulation: 75,21082A+C+AABBC
3Eagle, IDPopulation: 19,95281A+DA+AB+AC
4Boise, IDPopulation: 208,33281A+B+C+AC+BC
5Rockford Bay, IDPopulation: 25180FA+A+A+B+A+D
6Lewiston, IDPopulation: 31,86280A+AC+B+CBC+
7Moscow, IDPopulation: 23,86679A+B+BAD+BD+
8Rexburg, IDPopulation: 25,40279A+AA+A+DBF
9Mountain Home, IDPopulation: 13,87979A+A+BBCC+C
10Dalton Gardens, IDPopulation: 2,14079ADA+B+BAD
11Hidden Spring, IDPopulation: 2,07778DDA+AAAC
12Conkling Park, IDPopulation: 5978FA+AA+BB+D
13Post Falls, IDPopulation: 27,60977A+B+C+B+C+BD
14Twin Falls, IDPopulation: 44,09777A+A+C+BCC+D+
15Idaho Falls, IDPopulation: 57,02177A+A+C+B+CC+F
16Preston, IDPopulation: 5,16277BA+AB+CC+F
17Pocatello, IDPopulation: 54,14577A+A+CB+CC+D
18Star, IDPopulation: 5,74577BBB+ABBC
19Cottonwood, IDPopulation: 93677CA+AACCD+
20Troy, IDPopulation: 76377D+ABABBD+
21Ketchum, IDPopulation: 2,72877A+FB+AC+A+F
22Kimberly, IDPopulation: 3,25777CA+A+BCCD+
23Kuna, IDPopulation: 15,19277BAC+B+C+C+C
24Ammon, IDPopulation: 13,57577AABABBF
25Emmett, IDPopulation: 6,55576A+A+ACDCC
26Genesee, IDPopulation: 99476DA+BABC+C+
27Hayden, IDPopulation: 13,25876AC+B+B+C+BD
28Robie Creek, IDPopulation: 97876FAA+A+B+BC
29Chubbuck, IDPopulation: 13,77376AA+CAC+BD
30Grangeville, IDPopulation: 3,15076AA+B+C+CCD+
31Caldwell, IDPopulation: 46,22976A+A+C+CCCC
32Hailey, IDPopulation: 7,90576AD+AABB+F
33Sandpoint, IDPopulation: 7,39776A+B+CB+CBD
34Tyhee, IDPopulation: 1,00076D+BA+B+BBD
35Rathdrum, IDPopulation: 6,84076B+AB+BC+C+D
36Garden City, IDPopulation: 11,09576A+ADBD+BC
37Blanchard, IDPopulation: 22776FA+B+AC+B+D
38Fruitland, IDPopulation: 4,67875BAAC+CC+C
39Coeur d'Alene, IDPopulation: 44,42675A+B+DBCBD
40Nampa, IDPopulation: 81,66775B+A+BC+CCC
41Middleton, IDPopulation: 5,54275BA+BBCCC
42Orofino, IDPopulation: 3,10375C+A+BC+CCC+
43Shelley, IDPopulation: 4,38475BA+A+C+CCF
44Glenns Ferry, IDPopulation: 1,36775C+A+AC+D+CC
45Filer, IDPopulation: 2,49075D+A+A+BCCD+
46Lincoln, IDPopulation: 3,05775CAAB+C+BF
47Blackfoot, IDPopulation: 11,78174A+A+C+C+CCD
48Victor, IDPopulation: 2,08874B+CA+BBBF
49Deary, IDPopulation: 56574D+A+BAC+C+D+
50Elk River, IDPopulation: 9874FA+BACBD+
51St. Charles, IDPopulation: 8974FAB+A+C+BF
52Buhl, IDPopulation: 4,12274B+A+B+CCD+D+
53Hagerman, IDPopulation: 80174CA+A+C+DCD
54American Falls, IDPopulation: 4,38274BA+ACCC+D
55Craigmont, IDPopulation: 52174DA+C+AC+D+C+
56Princeton, IDPopulation: 4674FA+CA+C+CD+
57Rigby, IDPopulation: 3,92174BA+B+BCC+F
58Burley, IDPopulation: 10,15774A+A+C+D+D+CD
59Challis, IDPopulation: 1,30474C+A+A+BDCF
60Salmon, IDPopulation: 3,11773AA+BBD+CF
61Inkom, IDPopulation: 91373FA+BA+C+CD
62Hayden Lake, IDPopulation: 55173FFA+A+BAD
63Gooding, IDPopulation: 3,53373BA+ACD+D+D
64Ponderay, IDPopulation: 1,28773AAC+BDBD
65Plummer, IDPopulation: 1,02773DA+ABCCD
66Dover, IDPopulation: 69673FDA+ABB+D
67Juliaetta, IDPopulation: 66673FA+BB+CCC+
68Bellevue, IDPopulation: 2,01073C+CA+BCB+F
69Arco, IDPopulation: 1,15873C+A+ABD+DF
70Moreland, IDPopulation: 1,63873FA+ABBCD
71Kamiah, IDPopulation: 1,40073C+A+B+CD+CD+
72Payette, IDPopulation: 7,46273B+A+C+CD+CC
73Heyburn, IDPopulation: 3,07673C+A+ACCDD
74Potlatch, IDPopulation: 75473DA+C+ACCD+
75Wendell, IDPopulation: 2,75073BA+B+D+D+CD
76Ucon, IDPopulation: 1,56072FA+A+B+C+C+F
77Driggs, IDPopulation: 2,19172C+B+A+BCBF
78Priest River, IDPopulation: 1,72172CA+AC+D+C+D
79Riverside, IDPopulation: 79072FB+BABC+D
80Weiser, IDPopulation: 5,46972AA+BDD+D+C
81Hansen, IDPopulation: 1,05572D+A+ACD+CD+
82Placerville, IDPopulation: 2872FABABCC
83Grace, IDPopulation: 83272CA+C+B+C+CF
84Lapwai, IDPopulation: 1,21972FA+ABCCC+
85St. Anthony, IDPopulation: 3,52772BA+ACCD+F
86Malad City, IDPopulation: 2,20872DA+ABCCF
87Garden Valley, IDPopulation: 35672FDA+A+D+AC
88Sugar City, IDPopulation: 1,27072FAA+BBBF
89Albion, IDPopulation: 30372FA+BAC+C+D
90McCall, IDPopulation: 2,93872A+CD+AC+BF
91Dayton, IDPopulation: 46072FABACBF
92Idaho City, IDPopulation: 53872D+A+BC+D+C+C
93Rockford, IDPopulation: 25372FA+BCBC+D
94St. Maries, IDPopulation: 2,56872C+A+C+C+CCD
95Paul, IDPopulation: 1,10172DA+A+D+CCD
96Groveland, IDPopulation: 54972FABACBD
97Kootenai, IDPopulation: 81772CABCCC+D
98Horseshoe Bend, IDPopulation: 1,05971DA+ACCFC
99Declo, IDPopulation: 33271D+A+C+BC+CD
100Montpelier, IDPopulation: 2,58571BA+BBDD+F
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