Statewide Claims to Fame

Boise City is 1st in Idaho out of 28 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Boise City is 1st in Idaho out of 29 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Boise City is 1st in Idaho out of 30 other cities in Retail sales

Boise City is 1st in Idaho out of 32 other cities in Current population (2012)

Boise City is 1st in Idaho out of 32 other cities in Households

Boise City is 1st in Idaho out of 32 other cities in Housing units

Boise City is 1st in Idaho out of 32 other cities in Race - Asian

Boise City is 1st in Idaho out of 32 other cities in Size in square miles

Boise City is 2nd in Idaho out of 32 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Boise City is 3rd in Idaho out of 32 other cities in Income per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Boise City Rank Idaho US
Current population (2012) 212,303 1st 1,595,728 313,914,040
Size in square miles 79.4 1st 82,643.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,591.5 9th 19 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Boise City Rank Idaho US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 26th 7.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.7% 28th 26.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.2% 17th 13.3% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Boise City Rank Idaho US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.2% 7th 88.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.9% 3rd 24.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Boise City Rank Idaho US
Race - White 89.0% 20th 93.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.5% 2nd 0.8% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 23rd 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.2% 1st 1.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 5th 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.0% 7th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.1% 20th 11.6% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 85.2% 18th 83.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Boise City Rank Idaho US
Female residents 50.6% 20th 50.0% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.5% 10th 5.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Boise City Rank Idaho US
Housing units 92,700 1st 674,394 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 26.0% 6th 15.1% 25.9%
Households 85,481 1st 575,497 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 61.5% 24th 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $197,900 8th $171,300 $186,200
People per household 2.4 27th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Boise City Rank Idaho US
Income per capita $28,084 3rd $22,788 $27,915
Income per household $49,516 7th $46,890 $52,762
Income below poverty line 13.7% 19th 14.3% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Boise City Rank Idaho US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 24,611 1st 151,671 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,893,058 1st $20,526,631 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,219 13th $13,691 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $593,237 1st $2,415,951 $613,795,732

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