10 Largest Cities in Idaho

The largest city in Idaho is Boise, with a population of 229,993. Star is the fastest growing city in Idaho over the past 10 years, having grown 101.78% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²)
1Boise229,993209,5769.74%410
2Meridian129,55577,42867.32%568
3Nampa105,40581,99828.55%479
4Idaho Falls64,61857,99511.42%401
5Caldwell62,48746,53534.28%412
6Pocatello57,94754,3356.65%260
7Coeur d'Alene54,82244,29223.77%509
8Twin Falls51,16544,51714.93%397
9Post Falls39,45227,94941.16%389
10Lewiston32,97831,9193.32%284
11Eagle32,86820,00964.27%160
12Rexburg30,86825,54220.85%460
13Moscow26,09223,8429.44%563
14Kuna25,13115,62860.81%189
15Ammon18,52314,03931.94%364
16Chubbuck16,26814,02216.02%411
17Hayden16,02213,31920.29%229
18Mountain Home14,68414,2722.89%361
19Jerome12,32010,92212.80%329
20Blackfoot12,25212,0141.98%308
21Garden City12,16710,98310.78%444
22Star11,8225,859101.78%251
23Burley10,78410,3324.37%258
24Rathdrum10,0726,86146.80%287
25Sandpoint9,3917,47125.70%328
26Middleton9,3365,53268.76%251
27Hailey8,9317,93012.62%339
28Payette8,0637,5017.49%302
29Emmett7,4086,53913.29%393
30Rupert6,2015,59710.79%449
31Preston5,6895,2548.28%125
32Fruitland5,5464,76716.34%384
33Weiser5,4285,485-1.04%271
34Buhl4,6254,18610.49%367
35Shelley4,5864,4303.52%381
36Rigby4,4383,94912.38%281
37American Falls4,2914,475-4.11%396
38Kimberly4,2463,31128.24%354
39McCall3,8712,95730.91%64
40Lincoln3,8173,6474.66%391
41Heyburn3,5533,09314.87%203
42St. Anthony3,5333,567-0.95%340
43Gooding3,4483,600-4.22%339
44Grangeville3,3193,1585.10%330
45Salmon3,2413,1492.92%193
46Hidden Springs3,1642,28038.77%187
47Soda Springs3,0773,0550.72%104
48Orofino3,0773,202-3.90%186
49Filer3,0772,52621.81%449
50Mountain Home AFB3,0093,238-7.07%48
51Victor2,9791,91955.24%168
52Fort Hall2,9713,201-7.19%13
53Ketchum2,8792,7046.47%134
54Homedale2,8222,6317.26%298
55Wendell2,7502,782-1.15%291
56Bonners Ferry2,6872,5117.01%170
57Spirit Lake2,5831,94133.08%153
58Montpelier2,5802,588-0.31%166
59Bellevue2,4862,3256.92%252
60St. Maries2,4722,500-1.12%310
61Dalton Gardens2,4242,3393.63%152
62Iona2,3821,83329.95%305
63Malad City2,1872,1004.14%199
64Parma2,1671,9769.67%299
65Kellogg2,1582,1400.84%81
66Aberdeen2,0411,9982.15%295
67Priest River1,9691,73913.23%83
68Wilder1,8851,53422.88%393
69Driggs1,8671,62714.75%95
70Sugar City1,6541,5218.74%124
71Pinehurst1,6481,6142.11%247
72New Plymouth1,6441,5069.16%356
73Osburn1,5721,5491.48%178
74Sun Valley1,4961,4046.55%23
75Paul1,4791,18225.13%335
76Shoshone1,4761,485-0.61%187
77Marsing1,3481,2924.33%295
78Glenns Ferry1,3131,325-0.91%100
79Robie Creek1,3121,16212.91%6
80Hansen1,2781,14611.52%546
81Moreland1,2321,278-3.60%75
82Kamiah1,2201,293-5.65%166
83Ponderay1,2071,04515.50%62
84Tyhee1,19263
85Ucon1,1751,1105.86%219
86Lapwai1,1511,1291.95%227
87Riverside1,14983837.11%80
88Arbon Valley1,12459987.65%5
89Challis1,1151,0971.64%87
90Kootenai1,09674447.31%291
91Cascade1,07193115.04%39
92Plummer1,0371,048-1.05%122
93Dover1,03254489.71%49
94Ashton1,0261,124-8.72%240
95Cottonwood9609036.31%170
96Genesee9599481.16%233
97Grace9539164.04%148
98Hagerman9158932.46%232
99Council9148359.46%129
100Inkom9108615.69%140
101Troy8978574.67%169
102Arco890992-10.28%124
103Greenleaf8888385.97%172
104Franklin85166228.55%97
105Horseshoe Bend84171916.97%115
106McCammon8338102.84%56
107Oakley8287707.53%27
108Hazelton8278072.48%343
109Athol82469418.73%138
110Potlatch8128031.12%286
111Menan8007516.52%116
112Wallace7887840.51%129
113Moyie Springs7817228.17%77
114Hauser7436769.91%112
115Teton7387340.54%160
116Mullan7006891.60%126
117Ririe6836593.64%197
118Kooskia6786514.15%160
119Roberts66758913.24%317
120Notus6525939.95%264
121Carey6496116.22%28
122Downey6396262.08%97
123Hayden Lake6355887.99%155
124Smelterville6316182.10%308
125Groveland624877-28.85%40
126Juliaetta6055774.85%129
127Clark Fork59953013.02%91
128Melba58850616.21%219
129Pierce58650516.04%106
130Dubois576676-14.79%31
131New Meadows56749015.71%145
132Lewisville53645418.06%132
133Paris5295113.52%23
134Firth5214808.54%135
135Dayton51646710.49%12
136Winchester51533951.92%435
137Deary5125041.59%116
138Mackay5115110.00%88
139Georgetown5004911.83%110
140Grand View49944711.63%129
141Richfield4924763.36%112
142Garden Valley48939424.11%10
143Weston48443511.26%38
144Craigmont483504-4.17%93
145Idaho City4714455.84%106
146Nezperce444468-5.13%154
147Lava Hot Springs4424156.51%95
148Weippe438461-4.99%164
149Mud Lake43535821.51%455
150Eden4294046.19%205
151Riggins4284065.42%160
152Basalt4183955.82%213
153Bancroft41437011.89%101
154Culdesac3873801.84%259
155Fairfield375416-9.86%64
156Declo3733516.27%201
157Arimo3663504.57%132
158Dietrich3333310.60%153
159Rockford Bay32818478.26%13
160Hollister32727319.78%46
161Cambridge322327-1.53%99
162Clifton31225820.93%20
163Kendrick3033020.33%125
164Bliss303316-4.11%61
165Newdale302318-5.03%245
166Tetonia29026310.27%76
167Albion2822637.22%89
168Parker281304-7.57%121
169Rockland279294-5.10%148
170Swan Valley27519938.19%4
171Worley2622571.95%201
172Island Park262277-5.42%6
173Castleford25822614.16%402
174Bovill2562531.19%240
175Irwin2492327.33%15
176Yellow Pine24637
177Sweetwater23914367.13%30
178Stites2382265.31%380
179East Hope23520812.98%84
180Rockford229276-17.03%31
181Donnelly22614358.04%46
182Harrison2142082.88%9
183Malta2111948.76%23
184Bloomington2092051.95%33
185Oldtown20718412.50%38
186De Smet20217515.43%31
187Blanchard201261-22.99%20
188Peck2001914.71%118
189Crouch19316119.88%80
190Onaway1861860.00%185
191Wardner1781761.14%30
192Murtaugh17612738.58%221
193Fernan Lake Village1711691.18%334
194Moore170190-10.53%89
195Ferdinand1641593.14%140
196Midvale1631620.62%9
197St. Charles1551438.39%33
198Elk City1479
199Acequia1391306.92%39
200Bennington130190-31.58%3
201Tensed1251231.63%99
202Elk River120124-3.23%123
203Princeton115148-22.30%27
204Minidoka1151122.68%163
205Huetter11410014.00%375
206Leadore1081052.86%52
207Hope1069412.77%34
208Hamer1048916.85%81
209Smiths Ferry1018
210White Bird97934.30%223
211Butte City7074-5.41%62
212Stanley696211.29%19
213Conkling Park6810
214Murphy632
215Reubens6265-4.62%55
216Placerville615315.09%9
217State Line534323.26%72
218Oxford52488.33%30
219Spencer3237-13.51%4
220Parkline309
221Atomic City27263.85%51
222Drummond16160.00%25
223Clayton880.00%79
224Banks6
225Lowman4
226Warm River330.00%1
227Lost River

Top 227 Cities in Idaho by Population

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.

Map of Cities in Idaho

Idaho Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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