Livability score comparison

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Livability82
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
Boise Livability
67
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
San Francisco Livability
65
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
Seattle Livability
65
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
Portland Livability
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Amenities
  1. Amount of Amenities
A+
  1. Lots of amenities close to this location
Boise Amenities
A+
  1. Lots of amenities close to this location
San Francisco Amenities
A+
  1. Lots of amenities close to this location
Seattle Amenities
A+
  1. Lots of amenities close to this location
Portland Amenities
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Cost Of Living
  1. Cost of Living Index
  2. Goods & Services Index
  3. Grocery Index
  4. Healthcare Index
  5. Housing Index
  6. Transportation Index
  7. Utilities Index
C
  1. 99
  2. 103
  3. 94
  4. 98
  5. 99
  6. 109
  7. 83
Boise Cost Of Living
F
  1. 205
  2. 126
  3. 131
  4. 125
  5. 377
  6. 149
  7. 138
San Francisco Cost Of Living
F
  1. 156
  2. 129
  3. 128
  4. 128
  5. 224
  6. 141
  7. 109
Seattle Cost Of Living
F
  1. 127
  2. 120
  3. 113
  4. 117
  5. 153
  6. 129
  7. 89
Portland Cost Of Living
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Crime
  1. Violent Crime /100k
  2. Murder /100k
  3. Rape /100k
  4. Robbery /100k
  5. Assault /100k
  6. Property Crime /100k
  7. Burglary /100k
  8. Theft /100k
  9. Vehicle Theft /100k
  10. Total Crime /100k
B-
  1. 293
  2. 2
  3. 74
  4. 24
  5. 194
  6. 1,640
  7. 207
  8. 1,313
  9. 121
  10. 1,933
Boise Crime
F
  1. 544
  2. 5
  3. 22
  4. 271
  5. 245
  6. 4,394
  7. 845
  8. 2,872
  9. 677
  10. 4,938
San Francisco Crime
F
  1. 626
  2. 7
  3. 39
  4. 191
  5. 390
  6. 4,873
  7. 1,351
  8. 2,885
  9. 637
  10. 5,499
Seattle Crime
F
  1. 523
  2. 8
  3. 40
  4. 122
  5. 353
  6. 4,739
  7. 567
  8. 3,211
  9. 961
  10. 5,262
Portland Crime
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Employment
  1. Income Per Capita
  2. Med. Household Income
  3. Med. Earnings Male
  4. Med. Earnings Female
  5. Unemployment Rate
C-
  1. $30,798
  2. $52,249
  3. $32,449
  4. $24,766
  5. 4%
Boise Employment
B+
  1. $55,567
  2. $87,701
  3. $56,758
  4. $45,645
  5. 4%
San Francisco Employment
B
  1. $48,686
  2. $74,458
  3. $50,940
  4. $37,379
  5. 4%
Seattle Employment
C-
  1. $34,778
  2. $58,423
  3. $35,643
  4. $29,549
  5. 5%
Portland Employment
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Housing
  1. Median Home Price
  2. Median Rent Asked
  3. % Owner Occupied
  4. % Renter Occupied
  5. Avg. Household Size
B
  1. $191,000
  2. $834
  3. 60%
  4. 40%
  5. 2.4
Boise Housing
B+
  1. $858,800
  2. $1,632
  3. 37%
  4. 63%
  5. 2.4
San Francisco Housing
B-
  1. $484,600
  2. $1,266
  3. 46%
  4. 54%
  5. 2.1
Seattle Housing
C-
  1. $319,400
  2. $1,025
  3. 53%
  4. 47%
  5. 2.3
Portland Housing
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Schools
  1. No. Public Schools
  2. Students Per Teacher
  3. Avg. Test Scores
  4. Completed High School
  5. Completed Bachelors
C+
  1. n/a
  2. n/a
  3. 52%
  4. 90.7%
  5. 40.6%
Boise Schools
C+
  1. 121
  2. 19
  3. n/a
  4. 86.1%
  5. 54.8%
San Francisco Schools
A-
  1. 154
  2. 18
  3. 60%
  4. 92.1%
  5. 60.4%
Seattle Schools
C-
  1. 171
  2. 19
  3. 49%
  4. 88.4%
  5. 47.0%
Portland Schools
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User Ratings
  1. Average user rating
  2. Number of ratings
C+
  1. 67%
  2. 35
Boise User rating
D
  1. 53%
  2. 95
San Francisco User rating
D-
  1. 51%
  2. 102
Seattle User rating
C+
  1. 65%
  2. 67
Portland User rating