Eagle 84 Exceptional
Eagle Livability #4 ranked city in Idaho#1,482 ranked city in the USARanks better than 94% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Eagle Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Eagle Cost of Living Cost of living is 26% higher than Idaho
11818% more expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Eagle cost of living
A+ Eagle Crime Total crime is 58% lower than Idaho
Total crime
60676% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 16576% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Eagle crime
B Eagle Employment Household income is 68% higher than Idaho
Median household income
$82,57749% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$40,56836% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%50% lower than the US average
Eagle employment
C- Eagle Housing Home value is 95% higher than Idaho
Median home value
$327,80077% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0309% higher than the US average
Home ownership
79%25% higher than the US average
Eagle real estate or Eagle rentals
A- Eagle Schools HS graduation rate is 12% higher than Idaho
High school grad. rates
95%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
59%21% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:121% higher than the US average
Eagle K-12 schools
A Eagle User Ratings There are a total of 22 ratings in Eagle
Overall user rating
82% 22 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
88% 20 total surveys
all Eagle poll results

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      Living in Eagle, ID

      Eagle, Idaho is a medium-sized city with a population of 22,711 residents. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (96% White). Given that fact, Eagle could be considered less diverse than other cities. Eagle has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 89% of the population is classified as married and 62% have kids.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Eagle, Idaho could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. With useful information like amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Eagle and in the areas around Eagle is a much easier task.

      The livability score in Eagle is 81/100 and the city is ranked in the 94th percentile of all cities across America. This is a phenomenal score, as Eagle ranks well in multiple categories! Eagle is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Eagle scores well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (A-) and employment (B). Unfortunately for Eagle, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (F).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Eagle, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Eagle is real estate affordability. The median home price for Eagle homes is $327,800, which is 95.2% higher than the Idaho average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Eagle, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4, which is 17.6% higher than the Idaho average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Eagle will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Eagle, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 7.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.3%.

      Eagle transportation information

      Average one way commute23min20min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.9%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.7%10.0%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%0.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.3%2.8%2.8%
      Working from home18.8%5.9%4.6%

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