The Wall Street Journal crunched a variety of data points, and says Boise has the 8th hottest job market among metro areas with less than a million people.
WSJ data visualization reporter Soo Oh broke down the numbers using Department of Labor data. Each metro area is scored on five factors: unemployment rate, labor force participation rate, labor force growth and wage growth.
Boise outpaced the national average in every mark, according to the analysis.
You can see how Boise and other markets stack up in this interactive feature.