Boise employment information

IndexBoiseIdahoNational
Income per capita$27,897$22,581$28,051
Median household income$49,182$47,015$53,046
Median income owner occupied$66,288$56,669$67,062
Median income renter occupied$31,804$28,647$32,212
Median earnings male$30,952$30,875$35,771
Median earnings female$22,105$18,840$25,299
Unemployment rate6.1%5.5%6.0%
Poverty level14.7%15.1%14.9%

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  • The income per capita in Boise is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Boise is 7% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Boise is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Boise is 1% lower than the national average.
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Boise median earnings by income bracket

Boise employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%1.7%
Manufacturing sector15.1%1.4%
Financial & insurance services3.7%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%13.2%
Public administration6.5%5.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%2.7%
Education, health & social services11.5%33.4%
Other32.5%30.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hidden Spring, ID2,077$108,750105%
Robie Creek, ID978$86,84264%
Eagle, ID19,952$80,32451%
Meridian, ID75,210$64,10721%
Star, ID5,745$63,79020%
Boise, ID208,332$49,1827%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Spokane, WA208,701$42,27420%
Gilbert, AZ208,850$80,12151%
Arlington, VA209,077$102,45993%
San Bernardino, CA210,624$39,09726%
Rochester, NY210,967$30,70842%
Boise, ID208,332$49,1827%
Source: The Boise, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.