Boise, ID Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 77,950 housing units in Boise. This represents a 46.3% growth from 53,271 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 77,701 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 249 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Boise is about 63.9%. Boise's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.4%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Boise were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.10%
One Bedroom13.30%
Two Bedrooms27.10%
Three Bedrooms37.40%
Four Bedrooms14.80%
Five Bedrooms or more4.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$120,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$112,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$565

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage10.60%
Home Equity Loan8.60%
Simple Mortgage59.60%
Debt Free20.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.6%