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: 208,33282A+B+B+AC+BC
5Mountain Home, IDPopulation: 13,87980A+A+ABCC+C
6Moscow, IDPopulation: 23,86680A+B+AAD+BD+
7Rexburg, IDPopulation: 25,40280A+AA+A+DBF
8Lewiston, IDPopulation: 31,86280A+ABB+CBC+
9Rockford Bay, IDPopulation: 25180FAA+A+B+A+D
10Dalton Gardens, IDPopulation: 2,14079ADA+B+BAD
11Star, IDPopulation: 5,74579BBA+ABBC
12Hidden Spring, IDPopulation: 2,07779DDA+AAAC
13Preston, IDPopulation: 5,16279BA+A+B+CC+F
14Emmett, IDPopulation: 6,55579A+A+A+CDCC
15Ketchum, IDPopulation: 2,72879A+FA+AC+A+F
16Troy, IDPopulation: 76379D+AA+ABBD+
17Cottonwood, IDPopulation: 93679CA+A+ACCD+
18Hayden, IDPopulation: 13,25878AC+A+B+C+BD
19Ammon, IDPopulation: 13,57578AAA+ABBF
20Post Falls, IDPopulation: 27,60978A+B+BB+C+BD
21Grangeville, IDPopulation: 3,15078AA+A+C+CCD+
22Twin Falls, IDPopulation: 44,09778A+A+BBCC+D+
23Genesee, IDPopulation: 99478DA+AABC+C+
24Idaho Falls, IDPopulation: 57,02178A+A+BB+CC+F
25Robie Creek, IDPopulation: 97878FAA+A+B+BC
26Fruitland, IDPopulation: 4,67878BAA+C+CC+C
27Rathdrum, IDPopulation: 6,84078B+AA+BC+C+D
28Kuna, IDPopulation: 15,19278BAB+B+C+C+C
29Conkling Park, IDPopulation: 5978FAA+A+BB+D
30Kimberly, IDPopulation: 3,25778CA+A+BCCD+
31Hailey, IDPopulation: 7,90578AD+A+ABB+F
32Pocatello, IDPopulation: 54,14577A+A+CB+CC+D
33Caldwell, IDPopulation: 46,22977A+A+B+CCCC
34Middleton, IDPopulation: 5,54277BA+ABCCC
35Lincoln, IDPopulation: 3,05777CAA+B+C+BF
36Tyhee, IDPopulation: 1,00077D+BA+B+BBD
37Glenns Ferry, IDPopulation: 1,36777C+A+A+C+D+CC
38Orofino, IDPopulation: 3,10377C+A+AC+CCC+
39Nampa, IDPopulation: 81,66777B+A+B+C+CCC
40Filer, IDPopulation: 2,49076D+A+A+BCCD+
41St. Charles, IDPopulation: 8976FAA+A+C+BF
42Buhl, IDPopulation: 4,12276B+A+A+CCD+D+
43Shelley, IDPopulation: 4,38476BA+A+C+CCF
44Rigby, IDPopulation: 3,92176BA+A+BCC+F
45American Falls, IDPopulation: 4,38276BA+A+CCC+D
46Garden City, IDPopulation: 11,09576A+ADBD+BC
47Victor, IDPopulation: 2,08876B+CA+BBBF
48Chubbuck, IDPopulation: 13,77376AA+CAC+BD
49Gooding, IDPopulation: 3,53376BA+A+CD+D+D
50Deary, IDPopulation: 56576D+A+B+AC+C+D+
51Blanchard, IDPopulation: 22775FAA+AC+B+D
52Coeur d'Alene, IDPopulation: 44,42675A+B+DBCBD
53Salmon, IDPopulation: 3,11775AA+ABD+CF
54Craigmont, IDPopulation: 52175DA+B+AC+D+C+
55Sandpoint, IDPopulation: 7,39775A+B+D+B+CBD
56Plummer, IDPopulation: 1,02775DA+A+BCCD
57Riverside, IDPopulation: 79075FAAABC+D
58Hayden Lake, IDPopulation: 55175FFA+A+BAD
59Hagerman, IDPopulation: 80175CA+A+C+DCD
60Arco, IDPopulation: 1,15875C+A+A+BD+DF
61Burley, IDPopulation: 10,15775A+A+B+D+D+CD
62Heyburn, IDPopulation: 3,07675C+A+A+CCDD
63Inkom, IDPopulation: 91375FA+AA+C+CD
64Dover, IDPopulation: 69675FDA+ABB+D
65Moreland, IDPopulation: 1,63875FA+A+BBCD
66Kamiah, IDPopulation: 1,40075C+A+A+CD+CD+
67Juliaetta, IDPopulation: 66674FA+B+B+CCC+
68Malad City, IDPopulation: 2,20874DA+A+BCCF
69Blackfoot, IDPopulation: 11,78174A+A+C+C+CCD
70Hansen, IDPopulation: 1,05574D+A+A+CD+CD+
71Lapwai, IDPopulation: 1,21974FA+A+BCCC+
72Challis, IDPopulation: 1,30474C+A+A+BDCF
73St. Anthony, IDPopulation: 3,52774BA+A+CCD+F
74Ucon, IDPopulation: 1,56074FA+A+B+C+C+F
75Wendell, IDPopulation: 2,75074BA+A+D+D+CD
76Placerville, IDPopulation: 2874FAA+ABCC
77Driggs, IDPopulation: 2,19174C+B+A+BCBF
78Garden Valley, IDPopulation: 35674FDA+A+D+AC
79Weiser, IDPopulation: 5,46974AA+ADD+D+C
80Bellevue, IDPopulation: 2,01074C+CA+BCB+F
81Sugar City, IDPopulation: 1,27074FAA+BBBF
82Elk River, IDPopulation: 9874FAA+ACBD+
83Priest River, IDPopulation: 1,72174CA+A+C+D+C+D
84Potlatch, IDPopulation: 75474DA+BACCD+
85Grace, IDPopulation: 83274CA+B+B+C+CF
86Horseshoe Bend, IDPopulation: 1,05974DA+A+CCFC
87Albion, IDPopulation: 30374FA+AAC+C+D
88Paul, IDPopulation: 1,10173DA+A+D+CCD
89St. Maries, IDPopulation: 2,56873C+A+B+C+CCD
90Idaho City, IDPopulation: 53873D+A+AC+D+C+C
91Dayton, IDPopulation: 46073FAAACBF
92Harrison, IDPopulation: 25073DBA+B+D+BD
93Groveland, IDPopulation: 54973FAAACBD
94Kootenai, IDPopulation: 81773CAACCC+D
95Payette, IDPopulation: 7,46273B+A+C+CD+CC
96New Plymouth, IDPopulation: 1,67473FA+A+CD+CC
97Franklin, IDPopulation: 1,00273FA+A+C+CC+F
98Jerome, IDPopulation: 10,75773B+A+ADD+CD
99Carey, IDPopulation: 74273FAAB+BBF
100Aberdeen, IDPopulation: 2,10173CA+A+CD+DD
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