Post Falls 83 Exceptional
Post Falls Livability #7 ranked city in Idaho#1,904 ranked city in the USARanks better than 93% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Post Falls Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Post Falls Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than Idaho
Post Falls
982% less expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Post Falls cost of living
A- Post Falls Crime Total crime is 27% higher than Idaho
Total crime
1,83226% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5526% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Post Falls crime
D+ Post Falls Employment Household income is 1% lower than Idaho
Median household income
$48,89412% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$23,69421% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%23% lower than the US average
Post Falls employment
C+ Post Falls Housing Home value is equal to Idaho
Median home value
$168,2009% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9213% lower than the US average
Home ownership
68%6% higher than the US average
Post Falls real estate or Post Falls rentals
C Post Falls Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Idaho
High school grad. rates
86%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
50%2% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:128% higher than the US average
Post Falls K-12 schools
A+ Post Falls User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Post Falls
Overall user rating
87% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
85% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Post Falls, ID

      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%.

      Post Falls transportation information

      StatisticPost FallsIdahoNational
      Average one way commute21min20min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.9%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.5%10.0%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.6%0.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%2.8%2.8%
      Working from home4.6%5.9%4.6%

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