Consistently in the top 10 metros for net migration, the Boise Metro is undoubtedly on the short list for cool places to relocate - and you can bring the whole family along. New graduates, young families and retirees have all found the good life here. 

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Variable Boise Metro How It Compares Interesting Fact
Population (2022) 801,410 The Boise Metro is the 101st largest metro in the U.S. (2021) The Boise Metro is larger than 3 of every 4 metro areas in the U.S. It is the 3rd largest metro area in the Northwest.
Population Change (2021-2022) 20,694 Boise Metro Rate = 2.6% U.S. Rate = 0.5% From 2018-2019, the Boise Metro had the 2nd fastest rate of growth of all large metros. (Top 100 Metros)
Median Age (2022) 37.4 U.S. Median = 38.2 The Boise Metro is 0.8 years younger than the Nation.
Labor Force (2022) 414,128 Boise Metro Labor Force grew by 27,869 individuals in one year. Boise Metro has 11 industry clusters with employment distributed evenly across each aiding in economic stability.
Net Migration (2020-2021) 24,261 The Boise Metro had the 4th fastest rate of net migration among large metros in the U.S. (Top 100 metros; 1st excluding FL metros) In 2021, 33% of in-migration were 20-34 years old.
Average Hourly Wage (2022) $23.77 U.S. Average = $28.01 The median household income is $64.7K annually.
Some College Education or Above (2021) 67.9% U.S. Share = 62% The Boise Metro has a higher share of people between 25 and 64 years old with at least some college education than the national average.

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