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Boise Population

Boise is the capital city of Idaho State in United States, located on the Boise River in southwestern Idaho, situated 41 miles east of Oregon and 110 miles north of Nevada border. Boise population in 2021 is estimated to be 237,568, covers city area of 85.00 sq mi (219.45 sq km), ranks largest city of Idaho State and ninety-fifth populous city in the United States. Boise is popular for its low cost of living, Housing in this area is below the national average of U.S. Zoo Boise, Idaho State Historical Museum, Idaho Botanical Garden, Springs Water Park are some of the popular attractions. Its part of Boise City–Nampa Metropolitan Statistical Area or also known as Treasure Valley which includes Ada, Boise, Canyon, Gem, and Owyhee counties in southwestern Idaho. Boise is in Ada County and known as the City of Trees, It is a regional hub for jazz, theater, and indie music, and featuring several outdoor attractions and a rich history. Neighborhoods of Boise city include the North End, West Boise, Bench and Downtown. According to 2020 US Census, Boise City population has a increase of 30,013 from the last census from 2010 to 2020 with a 14.6% change.

Below is the Boise, Idaho population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010209,578
2011212,6201.45
2012215,6811.44
2013217,4360.81
2014219,4710.94
2015220,9380.67
2016224,7281.72
2017227,6211.29
2018228,7900.51
2019228,9590.07
2020235,6842.94
2021 *237,5680.82
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Boise city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearBoise Population
195032,061
195538,082
196047,221
196558,558
197072,607
197590,032
1980111,640
1985138,441
1990171,656
1995212,853
2000263,938
2005303,045
2010343,209
2011351,861
2015388,709
2020*438,234
2025*476,083
2035*525,139
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Boise city Population(UA)

Boise Metropolitan

The Greater Boise or Boise Metropolitan is an urbanized region centered on the city of Boise, Boise City–Mountain Home–Ontario, Combined Statistical Area (CSA) had a population of 764,718 in 2020, ranks sixty-seventh in the United States CSA covering area of 11,833.06 sq mi (30,647.5 sq km).

Boise City(2021)Boise Metropolitan(2020)
Population237,568764,718
Area85.00 sq mi (219.45 sq km)11,833.06 sq mi (30,647.5 sq km)
Rank95(US)67(CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA


Boise Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Boise population is 228,965, out of these 116,870 are male, 112,095 are female, The sex ratio of Boise is 104. The median age of the Boise population is 37.6, Boise population by age are, under 18 years is 44,520, 16 years and over is 188,728, 18 years and over is 184,445, 21 years and over is 172,019, 65 years and over is 41,731. 51.0% are male, 49.0% are female, Population of Boise by age percent-wise is, 19.4% are under 18 years old, 82.4% are 16 years and over, 80.6% are 18 years and over, 75.1% are 21 years and over, 14.8% are 65 years and over. There are total 102,182 housing units, The voting population of Boise are 178,771, out of these 90,562 are male voters, 88,209 are female voters, 50.7% are male, 49.3% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -510,9814.8%
5 - 911,7875.1%
10 - 1413,8686.1%
15 - 1916,2567.1%
20 - 2417,5817.7%
25 - 3437,06816.2%
35 - 4430,91013.5%
45 - 5427,91412.2%
55 - 5914,4466.3%
60 - 6414,3266.3%
65 - 7420,2488.8%
75 - 8410,3074.5%
85 and over3,2731.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Boise Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Boise by race are:

White Population

White population in Boise, Idaho are 204,507, percentage wise 89.3 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Boise, Idaho are 2,321, percentage wise 1.0 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Boise, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Boise are 5,829, percentage wise 2.5 percent are asians, out of these 921 are Asian Indians, 1,920 are Chinese, 371 are Filipinos, 324 are Japanese, 455 are Korean, 752 are Vietnamese and 1,086 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Boise, Idaho are 23,761. Percentage wise 10.4 percent are hispanics, out of these 19,916 are Mexican people, 617 are Puerto Ricans, 0 are Cubans, and 3,228 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race228,965Percent
White204,50789.3%
Black or African American2,3211.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9890.9%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population5,8292.5%
Asian Indian9210.4%
Chinese1,9200.8%
Filipino3710.2%
Japanese3240.1%
Korean4550.2%
Vietnamese7520.3%
Other Asian Population1,086
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2290.1%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino23,76110.4%
Mexican19,9168.7%
Puerto Rican6170.3%
Cuban00.0%
Other Hispanic or Latino3,228
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Boise native population is 215,270, out of these 95,836 born in the Idaho state and 115,542 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 13,695, out of these 7,829 are Naturalized US citizen, 2,150 are in Europe, 3,081 in Asia, 581 in Africa, 1,421 in Latin America and 596 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Boise are 5,866, out of these 463 are from Europe, 3,336 are from Asia, 182 from Africa, 1,748 are from Latin America and 52 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native215,270
Born in state of residence95,836
Born in other state in the United States115,542
Northeast9,548
Midwest0
South15,509
West70,724
Born outside the United States3,892
Puerto Rico264
U.S. Island Areas95
Born abroad of American parent(s)3,533
Foreign born
Born outside of United States13,695
Naturalized U.S. citizen7,829
Europe2,150
Asia3,081
Africa581
Oceania0
Latin America1,421
Northern America596
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen5,866
Europe463
Asia3,336
Africa182
Oceania85
Latin America1,748
Northern America52
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Boise Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Boise, Idaho are 102,182, Occupied housing units are 95,359, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 57.04% of houses are owner occupied and 36.29% of houses are renter occupied in Boise. There are 62.87 percent of one-unit detached, 6.80 percent of one-units attached, 2.49 percent of two-unit houses, 5.62 percent of three or four unit homes. 4.38 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 29.04 percent are available with one vehicle, 36.92 percent are available with two vehicles, 22.24 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 5.13 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units102,182
Occupied housing units95,359
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached64,245
1-unit attached6,947
2 units2,548
3 or 4 units5,741
Mobile home4,480
Boat, RV, van, etc.155
Owner-occupied58,280
Renter-occupied37,079
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Boise Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Boise, Idaho is $310,900, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.32 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.89 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 1.79 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 3.88 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 18.08 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 19.81 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 9.19 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.08 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,374
$50,000 to $99,999913
$100,000 to $149,9991,824
$150,000 to $199,9993,966
$200,000 to $299,99918,476
$300,000 to $499,99920,238
$500,000 to $999,9999,388
$1,000,000 or more1,101
Median (dollars)310,900
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Boise Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,414, 0.34 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 6.44 percent pay between $500 to $999, 15.46 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 7.72 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 4.46 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 2.19 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.47 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $477, 1.16 percent of homes pay less than $250, 5.17 percent pays between $250 to $399, 5.69 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.17 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.50 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 1.14 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500346
$500 to $9996,583
$1,000 to $1,49915,798
$1,500 to $1,9997,889
$2,000 to $2,4994,562
$2,500 to $2,9992,238
$3,000 or more2,524
Median (dollars)1,414
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2501,185
$250 to $3995,285
$400 to $5995,812
$600 to $7993,237
$800 to $9991,530
$1,000 or more1,165
Median (dollars)477
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Boise Rental

Total number of Boise rental homes or apartments are 37,079, occupied by Renter, The median value of Boise average rental rate is $1,043. 5.05 percent of homes are under $500, 40.91 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 49.52 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 2.94 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.71 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5001,874
$500 to $99915,169
$1,000 to $1,49913,725
$1,500 to $1,9994,635
$2,000 to $2,499763
$2,500 to $2,999326
$3,000 or more262
Median (dollars)1,043
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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