StatisticBoiseIdahoNational
Population218,6771,787,065328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,6672291
Median age35.835.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%45%43%
Speak English90%89%79%
Speak Spanish5%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Boise is 12024% higher than Idaho
  • The median age in Boise is equal to Idaho
  • In Boise 89.00% of the population is White
  • In Boise 1.78% of the population is Black
  • In Boise 3.40% of the population is Asian

Compare Boise, ID Demographics

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      Boise population breakdown by race

      RaceBoiseIdahoNational
      White89.00%91.30%73.35%
      Black1.78%0.64%12.63%
      Asian3.40%1.32%5.22%
      American Indian0.81%1.31%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.12%0.12%0.18%
      Mixed race3.36%2.57%3.06%
      Other race1.52%2.74%4.75%
      In Boise, 8.5% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Boise age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Boise, ID demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).