Boise Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Boise is 237,457. 24.00% is under 18, while 14.27% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 4.85% of the population was five years old or younger, 24.00% were 18 years or younger and 26.86% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.06% female and 49.94% male.

Boise Housing

According to the US Census, Boise has 104,110 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Boise was 95.33%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $460,200

Boise Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Asian Alone constitute 84.81% of Boise's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 3.45% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Black Or African American Alone, constituting 2.27% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 0.70%

White Alone81.24%
Asian Alone3.58%
Some Other Race Alone3.45%
Black Or African American Alone2.27%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.70%
White Black Or African American0.66%

How Educated is Boise

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 29.5% of Boise residents had a bachelor's degree, while 18.5% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 48.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Boise CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher94.0%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher42.9%
Some College Or Associates Degree42.2%
Bachelors Degree29.5%
Some College No Degree20.0%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency19.5%

Average Income in Boise

The median household income in Boise is $70,217. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $70,217.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $87,347 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $101,711.

A closer examination of the income groups of Boise households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (16.2%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (9.3%). 3.4% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$101,711
Nonfamily households$47,779