Quick Facts

The Boise metropolitan area encompasses Ada, Boise, Canyon, Gem and Owyhee counties, of which Nampa is a part. The area covers 11,738 square miles, 14.2 percent of the state, and varies from high desert to beautiful forests on rugged mountains to deep river canyons.

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106,860 (April 2020 Estimate, COMPASS)

The Boise-Nampa MSA has an estimated population of  972,610 (2020 estimate)

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Cost of Doing Business

Average Property Tax: 1.2%-1.9% 

Corporate Income Tax: 6%
Sales and Use Tax: 6%

No tax on services

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Cost of Living

104% of the national average

Median home value: $432,713 (Zillow, 2022)


Labor Force

 (2022 Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Trained and productive workforce

Unemployment 2.9%

Median age in Nampa 31.9 (National median: 38)

Labor force in Nampa 48,477 Workforce within a 45-minute draw area 354,638 

The Boise-Nampa Metro is the third largest metro in the Northwest and the eighth fastest-growing metro in the US. 



• Nampa has a distinct cultural heritage that embraces an attitude that no one is irrelevant

• More than two dozen language courses are available through local universities and community education programs



Boise airport is served by eight airlines that offer direct flights to 26 major U.S. markets with connecting flights to thousands of cities worldwide, and a variety of charters, commuters and air taxis. To see a map of the nonstop destinations, please click here.

Nampa Municipal Airport is a key aviation resource to professional pilots, businessmen, corporate and recreational aircraft. This airport has over 300 based aircraft and handles over 72,000 operations annually.

ValleyRide provides public bus transportation throughout the Boise Valley.

Treasure Valley Transit provides public transportation throughout Canyon County.


• Average Temperatures: January (21ºF), July (91.0ºF)

• Annual Average Temperature: 50.7ºF

• Average annual precipitation: 11.1 inches of rain, 9.9 inches of snow

• Average afternoon humidity: 44%

• Elevation: 2,512

• Annual Days of Sun: 207