Coeur d'Alene 80 Exceptional
Coeur d'Alene Livability #15 ranked city in Idaho#3,562 ranked city in the USARanks better than 87% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Coeur d'Alene Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Coeur d'Alene Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than Idaho
Coeur d'Alene
982% less expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Coeur d'Alene cost of living
B+ Coeur d'Alene Crime Total crime is 12% higher than Idaho
Total crime
1,61535% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6235% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-28%Year over year crime is down
Coeur d'Alene crime
D Coeur d'Alene Employment Household income is 11% lower than Idaho
Median household income
$43,77021% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,86417% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%12% higher than the US average
Coeur d'Alene employment
C Coeur d'Alene Housing Home value is 3% higher than Idaho
Median home value
$172,7006% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$85010% lower than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Coeur d'Alene real estate or Coeur d'Alene rentals
C+ Coeur d'Alene Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than Idaho
High school grad. rates
87%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
52%6% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:118% higher than the US average
Coeur d'Alene K-12 schools
B Coeur d'Alene User Ratings There are a total of 21 ratings in Coeur d'Alene
Overall user rating
73% 21 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 4 total reviews
User surveys rating
85% 17 total surveys
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      Living in Coeur d'Alene, ID

      Located in the state of Idaho, Coeur d'Alene is a medium-sized city with a population of 47,842 inhabitants. With a population density of 3,009 people per square mile, Coeur d'Alene is well above the nation's average density level. The majority of Coeur d'Alene residents report their race to be White; this is followed by American Indian and Alaskan and Asian. Coeur d'Alene has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 74% of the population is classified as married and 62% have kids.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Coeur d'Alene could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Idaho if you know where to look. The best areas in Coeur d'Alene and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from weather, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Idaho and national averages.

      Coeur d'Alene has a livability score of 73/100 and is ranked #23 in Idaho and #6,594 in the USA. If we check out each of the categories individually, we see that Coeur d'Alene ranks well for amenities (A+). On a more negative note, Coeur d'Alene does not have favorable ranks for the following: weather (D-) and employment (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Coeur d'Alene has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Coeur d'Alene Lake, Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, and Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Coeur d'Alene. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Coeur d'Alene are affordable. The median home price for Coeur d'Alene homes is $172,700, which is 2.9% higher than the Idaho average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Coeur d'Alene, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4, which is 17.6% higher than the Idaho average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Coeur d'Alene were 14.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9.5%.

      Coeur d'Alene transportation information

      StatisticCoeur d'AleneIdahoNational
      Average one way commute18min20min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.6%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.7%10.0%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%0.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.5%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.2%2.8%2.8%
      Working from home3.3%5.9%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Coeur d'Alene, ID data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).