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Boise is a city in Ada County.
It is the state capital and the county seat.
The community name derives from French for "wooded."
The latitude of Boise is 43.613N. The longitude is -116.202W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 190,117.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Boise demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ada County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83788 ZIP code.
19% of Boise residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Boise ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Boise was $22,696, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Boise residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Boise include Boise Capitol Area District, Boise Historic District, Fort Street Historic District, Harrison Boulevard Historic District, Hyde Park Historic District, Lower Main Street Commercial Historic District, South Eighth Street Historic District, State Street Historic District, Warm Springs Avenue Historic District, West Warm Springs Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Boise, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $554. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $981.
Libraries in Boise include Ada County District, Boise Public - Towne Square, Boise Public Library, Idaho State Library ... View libraries
Ada County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Boise political report.
Boise restaurants taking online reservations include Andrae's, Emilio's - the Grove Hotel, Red Feather Lounge ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Boise workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 23 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Boise between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Boise, IDPros: safety and lots of things to do
Cons: TRAFFIC some of the worst and most inconsiderate drivers i have ever experienced
even gets worse (if that's possible) when the college is in session
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