Population of Cities in Idaho (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
1
100,000 to 1 Million
21
10,000 to 100,000

Idaho is one of America’s least populated states, ranking 39th with a population of 1.6 million despite ranking 11th in terms of size by area. Boise City is the only city in the state to have a population that surpasses 100,000, with a total of 218,281 people. The next largest city, Meridian, has less than half of this population, at just over 90,000, while the third most populous city, Nampa, barely trails behind with over 89,000 residents. There is a total of 21 cities with a population that exceeds 10,000.

In all, there are 201 incorporated municipalities that are designated as cities. These cities are spread across 44 counties. Idaho has many incorporated cities with populations that are less than 100 people, with the smallest being Warm River that has an estimated population of just 3 people.

Idaho has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 21 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Idaho is Boise City, with a population of 218,281 people.

Meridian

Growth of 81.5% since the 2000 Census makes Meridian the fastest-growing city in Idaho.

90,739

Nampa

Nampa is the largest city in Canyon County.

89,839

Idaho Falls

In the 1800s, Idaho Falls was known as Eagle Rock.

59,184

Pocatello

Pocatello was once named on Forbes' Best Small Places for Business and Careers.

54,441

Caldwell

Caldwell is the setting for College of Idaho, one of the oldest colleges in the state.

51,686

Coeur d'Alene

This city is known to locals as CDA or by its nickname, Lake City.

49,122

Twin Falls

Snake River Canyon, which was once the site of a stunt by Evel Knievel, is located in Twin Falls.

47,468

Lewiston

Lewiston was founded in 1861 during the Gold Rush.

32,544

Post Falls

This city is named after Frederick Post, a man who built a lumber mill along the Spokane River in the 1800s.

30,453

Name 2017 Population
Boise City218,281
Meridian90,739
Nampa89,839
Idaho Falls59,184
Pocatello54,441
Caldwell51,686
Coeur d'Alene49,122
Twin Falls47,468
Lewiston32,544
Post Falls30,453
Rexburg27,663
Moscow25,060
Eagle23,612
Kuna17,226
Ammon14,960
Chubbuck14,428
Hayden14,133
Mountain Home13,730
Blackfoot11,740
Garden City11,550
Jerome11,184
Burley10,436
Hailey8,134
Sandpoint7,835
Star7,797
Rathdrum7,538
Payette7,380
Middleton6,828
Emmett6,604
Rupert5,705
Weiser5,317
Preston5,212
Fruitland5,087
Shelley4,339
American Falls4,321
Buhl4,275
Rigby4,029
Kimberly3,610
Gooding3,509
St. Anthony3,442
Heyburn3,223
Grangeville3,155
McCall3,106
Orofino3,054
Salmon3,036
Soda Springs2,944
Wendell2,744
Ketchum2,728
Filer2,691
Homedale2,565
Bonners Ferry2,549
Montpelier2,509
Dalton Gardens2,386
St. Maries2,325
Bellevue2,300
Spirit Lake2,086
Parma2,082
Kellogg2,069
Iona2,056
Malad City2,050
Victor1,961
Aberdeen1,929
Priest River1,758
Driggs1,689
Wilder1,622
Pinehurst1,580
Osburn1,510
New Plymouth1,503
Shoshone1,488
Sun Valley1,422
Sugar City1,328
Marsing1,287
Kamiah1,273
Hansen1,249
Glenns Ferry1,229
Paul1,192
Lapwai1,147
Ponderay1,138
Ucon1,132
Ashton1,051
Challis1,043
Plummer1,019
Genesee955
Cascade938
Cottonwood921
Grace897
Greenleaf882
Troy880
Inkom870
Hagerman867
Arco857
Council808
Potlatch805
McCammon797
Oakley790
Kootenai789
Franklin769
Wallace761
Menan754
Hazelton741
Moyie Springs717
Teton709
Athol696
Hauser689
Horseshoe Bend688
Mullan675
Dover660
Ririe637
Downey616
Kooskia606
Dubois606
Smelterville603
Carey602
Hayden Lake599
Juliaetta578
Roberts573
Notus546
Clark Fork541
Melba531
Deary508
Paris506
Craigmont493
Pierce487
Richfield486
Lewisville478
Mackay476
Idaho City474
New Meadows471
Nezperce468
Georgetown467
Firth467
Dayton465
Weston450
Grand View443
Riggins418
Lava Hot Springs407
Weippe406
Eden405
Fairfield389
Basalt386
Culdesac377
Mud Lake372
Bancroft367
Arimo357
Declo353
Winchester339
Dietrich335
Cambridge313
Newdale307
Bliss305
Parker298
Kendrick298
Rockland290
Clifton286
Tetonia278
Hollister276
Albion273
Island Park272
Worley256
Bovill253
Castleford236
Irwin224
Stites222
Swan Valley221
Harrison216
East Hope216
Bloomington207
Peck201
Malta198
Onaway189
Wardner186
Oldtown181
Fernan Lake Village173
Midvale165
Moore164
Ferdinand161
Crouch161
Donnelly147
St. Charles134
Acequia124
Murtaugh124
Tensed120
Elk River119
Minidoka112
Leadore102
Huetter102
White Bird93
Hope88
Reubens71
Stanley68
Butte City64
Placerville53
Hamer51
Oxford47
State Line44
Spencer33
Atomic City28
Drummond15
Clayton6
Warm River3