Boise, Absolutely One of the Best Places to Live!
Locals have known for a long time why the Boise Area is one of the best places to live in these great United States. From the mountains where locals and visitors alike hike, fish, hunt, kayak, raft, ski and snowboard, to the valleys where you can run along the Boise River greenbelt, visit the scene downtown or float the Boise River or raft or jet boat Hells Canyon on the lower Snake River. The Boise area has fantastic schools and universities, short commutes and great jobs. A few to the many wonderful things that professional researchers have discovered about Boise are found in the quotes and links below.
BOISE "A TOP CHOICE for Footloose Techies.” “Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, the city has long been known for its astonishing scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities. But in recent years Boise has undergone a transformation…creating a ‘new’ new economy in the shadow of the old one.” INC. Magazine- “The Best Places for Doing Business in America" May 2005.
BOISE “No. 9 among Top Metros for Scientists and Engineers per Capita” Exceptionally well placed to attract and nurture high-tech companies and entrepreneurs” Expansion Management Magazine- “Americas Super Cities of the Future” – May 12, 2005
BOISE “No. 4 Most Secure Mid Sized City” “What does it take to be one of the nations most secure cities? We looked for lower crime rates, a lower risk of natural disasters, such as tornadoes, earthquakes or floods, and a healthy economy, as represented by future job growth.” Farmers Insurance Friendly Exchange Magazine- “Finding the safest Places”, Summer 2005.
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More Boise Area Reports:
- CNN Money.com - Best Places to Live
- National Geographic - Where to Live and Play
- Forbes.com - Best Places to Live
- Wikipedia Information for Boise,_Idaho
- HouseHunt.com - 10 Best Small Cities to Live
- City Comparison Tool
- 10 Best Towns for Families: 2010
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