A news study puts Boise as one of the most affordable and coolest cities in the country! Oh No! The secret's out!!


We all know that Boise is a hidden gem in this country. Affordable housing, a foodies dream, a great bar scene, lots of outdoor adventures to partake in, and plenty of shopping; but now everyone is finding out about the Treasure Valley. Will it become the next hot spot to live in in America?! Wouldn't surprise me!


Thrillist Travel places Boise on their list of the most...

"Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To"

Their study looked at population vs. the cost of living.

For Boise they found we are 5% more affordable than the average U.S. city. They also noted that we have some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Boise is also known as one of the most bike friendly and walkable cities in the country.

The average home sells for $239,000

The average two-bedroom apartment runs $932

Other cities making the cut include

  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Houston, Texas
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Providence, Rhode Island
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Greenville, South Carolina
  • San Diego, California (this makes the cool list, not the cheap list. San Diego is 45% more pricey than the average U.S. city.)
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Birmingham, Alabama