Boise employment information

Income per capita$28,956$23,087$28,555
Median household income$49,209$47,334$53,482
Median income owner occupied$68,249$57,408$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,691$29,078$33,219
Median earnings male$31,145$31,238$36,116
Median earnings female$23,629$19,698$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%5.1%5.8%
Poverty level15.2%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Boise is 1% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Boise is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Boise is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Boise is 3% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Boise median earnings by income bracket

Boise employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%1.2%
Manufacturing sector13.7%1.3%
Financial & insurance services3.3%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%13.5%
Public administration6.8%6.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%2.2%
Education, health & social services12.6%35.0%

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Star, ID6,379$58,90610%
Boise, ID211,655$49,2098%

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Birmingham, AL211,705$31,21742%
Richmond, VA211,063$41,33123%
Rochester, NY210,461$30,78442%
San Bernardino, CA213,044$38,77428%
Spokane, WA210,142$42,81420%
Boise, ID211,655$49,2098%
Source: The Boise, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.