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Boise GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Boise, ID
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Boise, ID was 185,787.

Boise Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Boise was 92,014, which represents 49.5 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Boise, ID
There are an estimated 39,144 married men in the town. 54.4 percent of men over 15 years old in Boise are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Boise is 93,773 which is 50.5 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Boise, Idaho
There are an estimated 39,112 married women in the community. 52.3 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Boise, ID
The median age of people living in Boise, ID was 32.8 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Boise was 13,116. There were 138,721 people above the age of 18, which represents 74.7 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 10 percent of the population (18,612) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Boise, ID
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Boise, ID was 181,354.

White Population in Boise, ID
The estimated White population in the Boise community is 171,204, which is 92.2 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Boise, Idaho
The estimated Black/African American population is 1,437, which is 0.8 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Boise, ID
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Boise, ID was 1,300.

Asian Population in Boise, Idaho
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 3,870.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Boise, ID
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Boise was an estimated 302.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 3,241, while those of “two or more races” was 4,433 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Boise community was 8,410, or 4.5 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Boise, ID
The household population number in Boise was 181,774.

Group Quarters Population in Boise, ID
Group Quarters population in the community was 4,013.

Average Household Size in Boise, ID
The average household size in Boise is 2.44 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.03 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Boise, ID
At the time of the last census survey, there were 77,850 total housing units in Boise.

The number of occupied housing units was 74,438, or 95.6 of the total units in town. Of these, 47,638 were owner-occupied (64), and 26,800 were renter-occupied (36, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 3,412 vacant homes in Boise at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Boise, Idaho
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 42,033, with a median value in dollars of 120,700.

Monthly Owner Costs in Boise, ID
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $981 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Boise, average costs per month were $255 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 107,111 people in the community had a high school degree, or 91.1 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Boise, Idaho
39,485 people in Boise also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 33.6 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Boise, ID
The number of Civilian Veterans in Boise was 19,312, or 14 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Boise, ID
In 2000, there were 26,375 people in Boise, ID listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Boise, ID
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 14,411 people in Boise who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 8.3 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Boise, Idaho
There were 104,591 in the labor force in Boise at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 72.5 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Boise was 18 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Boise, ID
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $42,432. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Boise, ID
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $52,014. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Boise, Idaho
Per capita income in Boise in the last full census was 22,696. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Boise numbered 2,762, or 5.9 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Boise, ID
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 15,310, or 8.4 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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