Located in the state of Idaho, Post Falls is a mid-sized city with a population of 30,157 people. At 93%, the majority of the Post Falls population is White; this is followed by 2% Asian and 1% American Indian and Alaskan. 73% of the people in Post Falls (over the age of 15) are married and 58% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.
Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Post Falls, Idaho could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. To help you find the best places to live in and around Post Falls, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, education and more.
Using data and statistics Post Falls has received a livability score of 75/100. This score is ranked in the 83rd percentile when compared to all other cities. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Post Falls could be a great choice! If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Post Falls has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+) and crime (B-). The bad news for Post Falls, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: weather (D-).
Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Post Falls, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.
Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 199 crimes per 100,000 residents, Post Falls has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.
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 Post Falls is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Post Falls come in at $168,200, which is 0.2% higher than the Idaho average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Post Falls, the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 0% lower 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 Post Falls will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Post Falls, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 16.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.8%.
|Average one way commute||21min||20min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||86.9%||78.3%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||6.5%||10.0%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||0.6%||0.7%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.0%||1.0%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||0.7%||2.8%||2.8%|
|Working from home||4.6%||5.9%||4.6%|