Population of Cities in Idaho (2019)

0
Over 1 Million
2
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, 2 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 231,773 people.

Boise City

This capital is the 99th largest city in the U.S. by population.

231,773

Meridian

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

107,989

Nampa

Nampa is the largest city in Canyon County.

96,332

Idaho Falls

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

63,025

Caldwell

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

57,955

Coeur d'Alene

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

53,747

Twin Falls

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

51,044

Lewiston

Lewiston was founded in 1861 during the Gold Rush.

33,565

Post Falls

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

35,624

Name 2019 Population
Boise City231,773
Meridian107,989
Nampa96,332
Idaho Falls63,025
Caldwell57,955
Pocatello 55,208
Coeur d'Alene53,747
Twin Falls51,044
Post Falls35,624
Lewiston33,565
Rexburg30,478
Eagle28,355
Moscow26,315
Kuna19,813
Ammon15,918
Chubbuck15,262
Hayden15,013
Mountain Home14,254
Blackfoot12,139
Jerome11,830
Garden City11,797
Burley 10,653
Star 10,094
Rathdrum9,067
Hailey8,530
Sandpoint8,455
Middleton8,272
Payette7,612
Emmett7,002
Rupert6,056
Weiser5,709
Preston5,684
Fruitland5,187
Buhl4,406
Shelley4,372
American Falls4,365
Rigby4,209
Kimberly4,054
McCall3,818
St. Anthony3,609
Gooding3,480
Heyburn3,473
Soda Springs3,114
Grangeville3,082
Orofino3,035
Salmon3,022
Filer2,864
Ketchum2,843
Bonners Ferry2,732
Wendell2,687
Homedale2,620
Iona2,612
Montpelier2,527
St. Maries2,458
Dalton Gardens2,443
Spirit Lake2,398
Bellevue2,375
Victor2,298
Parma2,128
Malad City2,114
Kellogg2,075
Aberdeen1,917
Driggs1,907
Priest River1,851
Wilder1,835
New Plymouth1,596
Pinehurst1,571
Osburn1,501
Sun Valley1,478
Shoshone1,470
Sugar City1,460
Kamiah 1,352
Marsing1,315
Hansen1,254
Glenns Ferry1,250
Paul1,217
Ponderay1,209
Ucon1,151
Lapwai1,145
Ashton1,067
Cascade1,060
Challis1,044
Plummer1,029
Genesee979
Grace958
Dover917
Troy914
Cottonwood899
Franklin897
Greenleaf889
Inkom883
Hagerman880
Kootenai869
Council851
Arco846
Menan841
Potlatch828
McCammon821
Hazelton799
Moyie Springs787
Athol783
Oakley776
Wallace753
Hauser742
Teton735
Horseshoe Bend704
Mullan671
Ririe 658
Kooskia636
Hayden Lake626
Notus625
Carey612
Downey612
Juliaetta594
Smelterville592
Roberts591
Clark Fork570
Dubois569
Melba542
Dayton525
Lewisville523
Deary520
Craigmont517
Georgetown510
Paris504
New Meadows498
Weston497
Nezperce489
Pierce482
Mackay480
Richfield470
Firth469
Idaho City451
Grand View447
Weippe428
Mud Lake422
Lava Hot Springs412
Eden401
Riggins397
Fairfield392
Bancroft388
Basalt386
Arimo375
Culdesac373
Winchester371
Declo355
Clifton345
Newdale331
Cambridge328
Dietrich328
Parker314
Kendrick302
Tetonia298
Rockland294
Bliss291
Island Park284
Hollister283
Albion266
Worley266
Bovill247
Castleford240
Swan Valley239
Irwin237
East Hope231
Stites228
Harrison225
Bloomington218
Peck198
Onaway197
Malta190
Oldtown188
Fernan Lake Village177
Wardner175
Donnelly173
Crouch172
Midvale171
Moore164
Ferdinand161
Murtaugh159
St. Charles141
Acequia130
Tensed124
Elk River119
Huetter114
Minidoka112
Leadore100
Hope96
Hamer94
White Bird91
Stanley75
Butte City68
Reubens67
Placerville57
Oxford48
State Line44
Atomic City29
Spencer29
Drummond15
Clayton7
Warm River3