Boise, ID Population

By | June 10, 2019

Population: 185,787. Estimated population in July 2020: 193,161 (+4.0% change)
Males: 92,014 (49.5%), Females: 93,773 (50.5%)

The city of Boise is located in Ada County, Idaho. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Idaho.

Zip codes: 83702, 83703, 83704, 83705, 83706, 83709, 83712, 83713, 83714, 83716, 83788.

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $42,432
Median house value: $120,700

Races in Boise:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (20.6%), English (17.3%), Irish (12.5%), United States (7.1%), Scottish (3.9%), Norwegian (3.7%).

Elevation: 2730 feet

Land area: 63.8 square miles

Map of Boise, ID

Population

For population 25 years and over in Boise

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boise City city

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

4.8% Foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +49,487 (+36.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Boise:

  • IDAHO ELKS REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (600 N ROBBINS ROAD, PO BOX 1100)
  • INTERMOUNTAIN HOSPITAL (303 N ALLUMBAUGH ST)
  • ST ALPHONSUS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1055 NORTH CURTIS ROAD)
  • ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (190 EAST BANNOCK)
  • SUNHEALTH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (8050 NORTHVIEW STREET)
  • TREASURE VALLEY HOSPITAL (8800 WEST EMERALD STREET)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Boise:

  • BOISE AIR TERMINAL/GOWEN FLD (about 5 miles; BOISE, ID; Abbreviation: BOI)
  • FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL (about 136 miles; HAILEY, ID; Abbreviation: SUN)
  • JOSLIN FIELD – MAGIC VALLEY RGNL (about 145 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; Abbreviation: TWF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Boise:

  • NAMPA MUNI (about 20 miles; NAMPA, ID; Abbreviation: S67)
  • EMMETT MUNI (about 26 miles; EMMETT, ID; Abbreviation: S78)
  • CALDWELL INDUSTRIAL (about 28 miles; CALDWELL, ID; Abbreviation: EUL)
Amtrak station:
BOISE (1212 W. BANNOCK ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Boise:

  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 12,033; Location: 1910 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.boisestate.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 419; Location: 12302 WEST EXPLORER DR; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY INC (Full-time enrollment: 235; Location: 1200 NORTH LIBERTY STREET; Private, for-profit)
  • BOISE BIBLE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 110; Location: 8695 MARIGOLD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.BOISEBIBLE.EDU)
  • NEW IMAGES ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 110; Location: 1270 S VINNELL WAY; Private, for-profit)
  • CONTINENTAL COLLEGE OF BEAUTY AND BARBER STYLING (Full-time enrollment: 60; Location: 10222 FAIRVIEW AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • SHADOW MOUNTAIN BUSINESS CAREERS (Location: 11911 USTICK RD; Private, for-profit)
  • IDAHO SCHOOL OF MASSAGE THERAPY (Location: 5353 FRANKLIN RD; Private, for-profit)
  • CRI-BOISE (Location: 9460 FAIRVIEW AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.CRI.ORG)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Boise:

  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 143 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,433)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 174 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 198 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 223 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 224 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 243 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 269 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)

Schools

Public high schools in Boise:

  • CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,877; Location: 12400 WEST MC MILLAN ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CAPITAL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,576; Location: 8055 GODDARD ROAD; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • BORAH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,448; Location: 6001 CASSIA STREET; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • BOISE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,205; Location: 1010 WEST WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • TIMBERLINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,064; Location: 701 EAST BOISE AVENUE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • RIVERGLEN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 647; Location: 6801 NORTH GARY LANE; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • MOUNTAIN COVE (ALT.) HIGH (Students: 382; Location: 911 MOUNTAIN COVE ROAD; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • BOISE EVENING SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 911 MOUNTAIN COVE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DEHYL A DENNIS PROFESSIONAL TC (Location: 8201 W VICTORY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Boise:

  • BISHOP KELLY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 7009 FRANKLIN ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 4995 N BRADLEY ST; Grades: KG – 12)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 12000 FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • COLE VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 4955 N BRADLEY ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • BOISE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 219 N ROOSEVELT STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SHERIDAN ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 1273 SHORELINE LN; Grades: 7 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Boise:

  • LOWELL SCOTT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,305; Location: 13600 WEST MCMILLIAN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LAKE HAZEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,140; Location: 11625 LA GRANGE STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 922; Location: 711 NORTH CURTIS ROAD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • SOUTH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 842; Location: 805 SHOSHONE STREET; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • LES BOIS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 842; Location: 4150 EAST GRAND FOREST DR; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • FAIRMONT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 794; Location: 2121 NORTH COLE ROAD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • NORTH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 782; Location: 1105 NORTH 13TH STREET; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • SPALDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 12311 EAST BRADDOCK DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EAST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 708; Location: 415 E WARMS SPRINGS AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • TRAIL WIND ELEMENTARY (Students: 678; Location: 3701 EAST LAKE FOREST DRIVE; Grades: PK – 06)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Boise:

  • ST JOSEPHS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 825 FORT STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 7503 NORTHVIEW; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 3901 CASSIA; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 2620 STATE ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • BOISE VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 925 N CLOVERDALE RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • FOUNDATIONS ACADEMY (Students: 149; Location: PO BOX 2701; Grades: KG – 7)
  • FOOTHILLS SCH OF ART & SCIENCE (Students: 146; Location: 618 S 8TH; Grades: PK – 8)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 5009 CASSIA STREET; Grades: PK – 4)
  • CLOVERDALE CHRISTIAN DS (Students: 82; Location: 3755 S CLOVERDALE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SANDCASTLES (Students: 77; Location: 3214 ACRE LN; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Libraries in Boise:

  • BOISE PUBLIC (Operating income: $4,779,615; Location: 715 S CAPITOL BLVD; 339,160 books; 12,997 audio materials; 9,465 video materials; 696 serial subscriptions)
  • ADA COUNTY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,387,913; Location: 10664 W VICTORY RD; 95,734 books; 5,095 audio materials; 3,625 video materials; 129 serial subscriptions)