Data

Boise area apartment rents rose faster than most of the rest of the US

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began impacting the US, all but two areas have seen average rents go up. But only a few places have...

Eight percent: New growth estimates show Treasure Valley saw big increase in last two years

When Community Planning Association of SW Idaho (known as COMPASS) Principal Planner Carl Miller moved to the Treasure Valley, people would complain about the...

Idaho policy survey: growth too fast, new & old Idahoans alike, state on the right track (but the gap is narrowing), more

Each year, Boise State's School of Public Service conducts a public opinion survey across the state, and releases it near the beginning of the...

Boise-area housing market not zooming as fast, typical winter seasonal pattern kicks in

Homes in the Boise metro aren't selling nearly as fast as they did earlier this year - or even as quickly as they did...

New Census data shows Idaho saw increased diversity, with growth among Black, Hispanic, and Asian groups

The State of Idaho saw an increase in racial diversity over the last decade. While the state's population is still made up predominantly of...

Downtown parking garages see usage grow from last fall, but remain below pre-pandemic level

The utilization of Downtown Boise's public parking garages is perking up this fall, though it remains below pre-pandemic levels. Parking garage data provides a proxy...

Boise apt. rent rates grew faster than anywhere else. Now, they’re seeing the sharpest declines

In recent months, the average rent for apartments in the Boise area grew faster than anywhere in the country. Not anymore. Data from ApartmentList.com notes...

Data shows Boise-area housing market is slowing (but it’s still pretty fast)

The Boise-area real estate market continues to shift, with the latest data showing both increases in prices -- as well as a slowing pace...

Median home price drops in both Ada & Canyon counties according to latest data

The median price of a home in Ada County dropped in August. It also dropped in Canyon County - for the second month in...

Analysis: Study says Boise housing is overvalued. Local real estate experts push back. What’s happening?

NEWS ANALYSIS Last week, Fortune Magazine posted a story with an intriguing headline: "These are the most overvalued housing markets in the US." The photo on the...

What are Idaho’s most & least vaccinated ZIP codes? Explore interactive map

Slightly fewer than half of Idahoans over 12 are completely vaccinated against COVID-19, but the vaccination rates fluctuate widely across the state.  To find out...

Data shows (slight) cooling of housing market: Inventory up, homes sold dip from prior year

The latest housing stats are in for the Treasure Valley - and the metrics show the market cooling somewhat from its blistering hot pace...

Boise rent prices continue to increase faster than anywhere else in the US

The average cost of rent in Boise continues to rise -- faster than anywhere else in the country. In February, we told you about how...

Boise State study: Housing for chronically homeless saves community $2.66 million

New Path Community Housing, Idaho’s first supportive permanent housing community for the chronically homeless, achieved $2.66 million in savings for the community over two...

Change in the housing price trend? Data tells interesting stories in Ada, Canyon

There's a rare lull in the upward trend of median home prices in Ada County for the month of June -- but prices continue...