Challis 67 Good
Challis Livability #86 ranked city in Idaho#9,911 ranked city in the USARanks better than 66% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Challis

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Health & Safety

    A high score in the health and safety category is a result of good air quality and the accessibility to health facilities such as hospitals, clinics, doctors, pharmacies and fire stations.

  • Ratings

    Local residents have positive things to say about the proximity of restaurants, grocery stores, parks, public transit, friendliness of neighbors, sense of community and overall safety of the area.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Employment

    A low score in the employment category could indicate that this area struggles with high unemployment rates and low household income and income per capita levels.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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      Challis transportation information

      Statistic Challis Idaho National
      Average one way commute10min20min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.9%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.6%10.0%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.7%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk5.6%2.8%2.8%
      Working from home2.3%5.9%4.6%
      Source: The Challis, ID data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).