Forbes Ranks Boise as 2nd Best City in Nation to Raise a Family
Forbes.com has ranked Boise the second best city in the country to raise a family. Out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas, Boise ranked fifth lowest for crime and first in education. Also helping Boise's ranking was the fact that 69% of families own their own homes.
"Life is good for many families in the Pacific Northwest's third largest city," according to the study, "with lower costs and less crime than the region's two biggest metros, Seattle and Portland. And there's the local powerhouse football team, the Boise State Broncos."
To read more about Boise's ranking, view the full study here.