Live in Boise
The Boise area is a great place to live! Whether it’s the vibrant cultural and recreational opportunities, the friendly people or the mild climate, Boise and the surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none. Good jobs, affordable housing and a safe, clean and vibrant downtown all add up to a great place to live.
The area's cost of living is among the lowest in the west, and our high quality of life continues to attract new residents, business and industry to the Boise area.
The average commute time in the MSA is 20.2 minutes – 20 percent faster than the national average and considerably less than other urbanized areas in the West.
Whether you’re seeking health care options for a growing family, or taking care of aging parents, the Boise-Nampa MSA offers state-of-the-art health care.
The Boise metro area has a full range of financial institutions – from local and national banks to credit unions to
investment firms – to meet the needs of any consumer.
Boise MSA residents know the secret to success lies in education – a high priority locally and statewide. Approximately half of the state’s general fund is allocated to education.
Low-cost energy is a key ingredient to successful economic development and quality of life for those who live and work in the Boise MSA.
There's no shortage of dining options in the Treasure Valley, and many
of them are members of the Boise Metro Chamber! Come see for yourself!
As many recent arrivals and long-time residents are having, and raising, children in the Boise Metro Area, you'll
find a wealth of options to see to it that they develop into model citizens!
In addition to being a great place to live and raise a family, Boise also offers an abundant variety of worship opportunities for individuals and families.