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+BAC+BC
5Moscow, IDPopulation: 23,86680A+B+AAD+BD+
6Rexburg, IDPopulation: 25,40280A+AA+A+DBF
7Rockford Bay, IDPopulation: 25180FAA+A+B+A+D
8Mountain Home, IDPopulation: 13,87980A+A+B+BCC+C
9Dalton Gardens, IDPopulation: 2,14079ADA+B+BAD
10Lewiston, IDPopulation: 31,86279A+AC+B+CBC+
11Hidden Spring, IDPopulation: 2,07779DDA+AAAC
12Star, IDPopulation: 5,74579BBA+ABBC
13Pocatello, IDPopulation: 54,14579A+A+BB+CC+D
14Grangeville, IDPopulation: 3,15079AA+A+C+CCD+
15Cottonwood, IDPopulation: 93679CA+A+ACCD+
16Preston, IDPopulation: 5,16278BA+A+B+CC+F
17Troy, IDPopulation: 76378D+AA+ABBD+
18Hayden, IDPopulation: 13,25878AC+A+B+C+BD
19Ammon, IDPopulation: 13,57578AAAABBF
20Orofino, IDPopulation: 3,10378C+A+A+C+CCC+
21Post Falls, IDPopulation: 27,60978A+B+BB+C+BD
22Robie Creek, IDPopulation: 97878FAA+A+B+BC
23Genesee, IDPopulation: 99478DA+AABC+C+
24Fruitland, IDPopulation: 4,67878BAA+C+CC+C
25Conkling Park, IDPopulation: 5978FAA+A+BB+D
26Twin Falls, IDPopulation: 44,09778A+A+C+BCC+D+
27Idaho Falls, IDPopulation: 57,02177A+A+BB+CC+F
28Kuna, IDPopulation: 15,19277BABB+C+C+C
29Kimberly, IDPopulation: 3,25777CA+A+BCCD+
30Caldwell, IDPopulation: 46,22977A+A+B+CCCC
31Lincoln, IDPopulation: 3,05777CAA+B+C+BF
32Tyhee, IDPopulation: 1,00077D+BA+B+BBD
33Emmett, IDPopulation: 6,55577A+A+ACDCC
34Bonners Ferry, IDPopulation: 2,62177B+A+A+C+D+C+D
35Rathdrum, IDPopulation: 6,84077B+AABC+C+D
36Glenns Ferry, IDPopulation: 1,36777C+A+A+C+D+CC
37Middleton, IDPopulation: 5,54277BA+ABCCC
38Filer, IDPopulation: 2,49076D+A+A+BCCD+
39Weiser, IDPopulation: 5,46976AA+A+DD+D+C
40St. Charles, IDPopulation: 8976FAA+A+C+BF
41Shelley, IDPopulation: 4,38476BA+A+C+CCF
42Nampa, IDPopulation: 81,66776B+A+BC+CCC
43Buhl, IDPopulation: 4,12276B+A+A+CCD+D+
44Sandpoint, IDPopulation: 7,39776A+B+CB+CBD
45American Falls, IDPopulation: 4,38276BA+A+CCC+D
46Salmon, IDPopulation: 3,11776AA+A+BD+CF
47Chubbuck, IDPopulation: 13,77376AA+CAC+BD
48Victor, IDPopulation: 2,08876B+CA+BBBF
49Rigby, IDPopulation: 3,92176BA+A+BCC+F
50Garden City, IDPopulation: 11,09576A+ADBD+BC
51Kamiah, IDPopulation: 1,40075C+A+A+CD+CD+
52Hailey, IDPopulation: 7,90575AD+B+ABB+F
53Princeton, IDPopulation: 4675FAA+A+C+CD+
54Deary, IDPopulation: 56575D+A+B+AC+C+D+
55Blanchard, IDPopulation: 22775FAA+AC+B+D
56Plummer, IDPopulation: 1,02775DA+A+BCCD
57Priest River, IDPopulation: 1,72175CA+A+C+D+C+D
58Ketchum, IDPopulation: 2,72875A+FC+AC+A+F
59Hayden Lake, IDPopulation: 55175FFA+A+BAD
60Craigmont, IDPopulation: 52175DA+B+AC+D+C+
61Arco, IDPopulation: 1,15875C+A+A+BD+DF
62Heyburn, IDPopulation: 3,07675C+A+A+CCDD
63Dover, IDPopulation: 69675FDA+ABB+D
64Coeur d'Alene, IDPopulation: 44,42675A+B+FBCBD
65Riverside, IDPopulation: 79075FAB+ABC+D
66Blackfoot, IDPopulation: 11,78175A+A+C+C+CCD
67Moreland, IDPopulation: 1,63875FA+A+BBCD
68Burley, IDPopulation: 10,15775A+A+BD+D+CD
69Inkom, IDPopulation: 91374FA+B+A+C+CD
70Malad City, IDPopulation: 2,20874DA+A+BCCF
71Rupert, IDPopulation: 5,49674B+A+A+DCD+D
72Hansen, IDPopulation: 1,05574D+A+A+CD+CD+
73Lapwai, IDPopulation: 1,21974FA+A+BCCC+
74Challis, IDPopulation: 1,30474C+A+A+BDCF
75Ucon, IDPopulation: 1,56074FA+A+B+C+C+F
76Juliaetta, IDPopulation: 66674FA+B+B+CCC+
77Spirit Lake, IDPopulation: 1,68474FAA+B+CC+D
78Driggs, IDPopulation: 2,19174C+B+A+BCBF
79Garden Valley, IDPopulation: 35674FDA+A+D+AC
80Sun Valley, IDPopulation: 1,22674DFA+A+BA+F
81Placerville, IDPopulation: 2874FAAABCC
82St. Anthony, IDPopulation: 3,52774BA+A+CCD+F
83Sugar City, IDPopulation: 1,27074FAA+BBBF
84Gooding, IDPopulation: 3,53374BA+ACD+D+D
85Horseshoe Bend, IDPopulation: 1,05974DA+A+CCFC
86Paul, IDPopulation: 1,10173DA+A+D+CCD
87Elk River, IDPopulation: 9873FAA+ACBD+
88Kellogg, IDPopulation: 2,15173BA+A+C+CCF
89Hagerman, IDPopulation: 80173CA+A+C+DCD
90Potlatch, IDPopulation: 75473DA+BACCD+
91Grace, IDPopulation: 83273CA+B+B+C+CF
92Albion, IDPopulation: 30373FA+B+AC+C+D
93Montpelier, IDPopulation: 2,58573BA+ABDD+F
94Soda Springs, IDPopulation: 3,02473C+A+ABCD+F
95Idaho City, IDPopulation: 53873D+A+B+C+D+C+C
96New Plymouth, IDPopulation: 1,67473FA+A+CD+CC
97Dayton, IDPopulation: 46073FAB+ACBF
98Harrison, IDPopulation: 25073DBA+B+D+BD
99Franklin, IDPopulation: 1,00273FA+A+C+CC+F
100Groveland, IDPopulation: 54973FAB+ACBD
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