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Retire To Boise, ID
City Report

Boise, Idaho is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho


Boise Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Ada County blank blank blank 444,028
Boise 125,738 185,787 205,671 223,154



Boise
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2017 .$269,3926.6%
Dec $276,563 . .
Nov $264,831 . .
Oct $276,859 . .
Sep $273,331 . .
Aug $281,982 . .
Jul $283,265 . .
Jun $265,473 . .
May $278,353 . .
Apr $250,419 . .
Mar $269,638 . .
Feb $255,506 . .
Jan $246,043 . .
2016 .$252,7818.1%
2015 .$233,7525.5%
2014 .$221,6183.7%
2013 . $213,659 14.4%
2012 . $186,709 11.9%
2011 . $166,887 -8.6%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2017)
. Boise GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $269,392 $398,000
Nearest Big City Salt Lake City na
Home Sales Price in Salt Lake City $332,000 $343,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 66% of Salt Lake City home prices 94%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2017)
. Boise GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $269,392 $398,000
Monthly Rent $1,251 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 14.5 times the annual rent 17.9



Boise
Cost of Living (2018)
85% GPTR 99 City Average
107%



Boise Taxes
(2018)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.0% -- 14* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 97 days 6* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the lowest taxes



Boise Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 682
2015 675
2014 467
2013 498
2012 595
2011 359
2010 352



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