Statistic Boise Idaho National
Population 228,057 1,787,065 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 2,713 22 91
Median age 37.5 35.7 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 51% 60% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 42% 45% 43%
Speak English 90% 89% 79%
Speak Spanish 5% 8% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Boise is 12232% higher than Idaho
  • The median age in Boise is 5% higher than Idaho
  • In Boise 87.97% of the population is White
  • In Boise 1.62% of the population is Black
  • In Boise 3.12% of the population is Asian

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      Boise population breakdown by race

      Race Boise Idaho National
      White 87.97% 91.30% 73.35%
      Black 1.62% 0.64% 12.63%
      Asian 3.12% 1.32% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.66% 1.31% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.22% 0.12% 0.18%
      Mixed race 4.35% 2.57% 3.06%
      Other race 2.06% 2.74% 4.75%
      In Boise, 9.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Boise, ID demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).