About Boise, Idaho
Living in the Boise, Idaho Area – is Phenomenal!
Backed by beautiful hills and mountains, blessed with sunny weather, the Boise Treasure Valley is earning national acclaim like no other mid-sized city in America. We’re strategically located in the Mountain Time Zone and Southwestern Idaho, providing easy non-stop access to all major cities on the West Coast, the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West.
The Boise area is home to 691,423 people (U.S. Census Bureau 2016) and a workforce of 330,000. The average commute time within the valley is 18 minutes. Don’t live here yet? The only thing we’re missing is you and your family!
Quality of Life in the Treasure Valley
Our incredible quality of life has attracted a thriving mix of high tech, agribusiness and manufacturing businesses along with a young, educated workforce to serve them. Our quality of life will amaze you. We have short average commute times. The schools are good. The streets are safe.
Entertainment and Culture is BIG in Boise: The Boise River Greenbelt, Zoo Boise, Boise State University, Bronco’s Sports (including Albertson’s Famous Blue Football Field), Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Idaho Botanical Garden, the Basque Block and Parks all over the place! Really, there are too many to name.
And outdoor recreation is everywhere – and we mean, EVERYWHERE: at certain times of the year you can literally ski, play golf, go fishing, and enjoy fine dining all in the same day. Nature and Sports are your gig check out McCall and Stanley – two of our Famous Playgrounds up North.