10 Largest Cities in Idaho

The largest city in Idaho is Boise, with a population of 230,510. Star is the fastest growing city in Idaho over the past 10 years, having grown 112.78% since 2010.

Rank Name 2022 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Boise230,510209,5769.99%2,75583.67
2Meridian137,25277,42877.26%4,04133.97
3Nampa108,46981,99832.28%3,30532.82
4Idaho Falls65,48357,99512.91%2,72924.00
5Caldwell64,49046,53538.58%2,85222.61
6Pocatello58,60254,3357.85%1,76333.24
7Coeur d'Alene56,02644,29226.49%3,48916.06
8Twin Falls51,64944,51716.02%2,68819.22
9Post Falls41,05327,94946.89%2,71415.13
10Eagle34,40420,00971.94%1,12530.57
11Lewiston33,07331,9193.62%1,91217.30
12Rexburg31,60225,54223.73%3,15710.01
13Kuna26,56815,62870.00%1,34319.78
14Moscow26,28723,84210.26%3,8056.91
15Ammon19,22714,03936.95%2,5327.59
16Chubbuck16,60814,02218.44%2,8155.90
17Hayden16,31613,31922.50%1,56610.42
18Mountain Home14,74514,2723.31%2,4336.06
19Jerome12,48310,92214.29%2,2385.58
20Star12,4675,859112.78%1,7767.02
21Blackfoot12,36112,0142.89%2,0875.92
22Garden City12,26610,98311.68%3,0064.08
23Burley10,88510,3325.35%1,7446.24
24Rathdrum10,5336,86153.52%2,0125.23
25Middleton9,7715,53276.63%1,7655.54
26Sandpoint9,6217,47128.78%2,2564.26
27Hailey9,0527,93014.15%2,3023.93
28Payette8,2317,5019.73%2,0683.98
29Emmett7,5856,53916.00%2,7002.81
30Rupert6,3555,59713.54%3,0862.06
31Preston5,7555,2549.54%8476.79
32Fruitland5,6064,76717.60%2,6032.15
33Weiser5,4545,485-0.57%1,8302.98
34Buhl4,6844,18611.90%2,4931.88
35Shelley4,6464,4304.88%2,5901.79
36Rigby4,5113,94914.23%1,9152.36
37Kimberly4,3423,31131.14%2,4311.79
38American Falls4,2794,475-4.38%2,6511.61
39McCall4,0082,95735.54%4429.06
40Lincoln3,8173,6474.66%2,6251.45
41Heyburn3,6063,09316.59%1,3812.61
42St. Anthony3,5233,567-1.23%2,2791.55
43Gooding3,4493,600-4.19%2,2721.52
44Grangeville3,3603,1586.40%2,2441.50
45Salmon3,2773,1494.06%1,3072.51
46Victor3,2171,91967.64%1,2162.65
47Hidden Springs3,1642,28038.77%1,2522.53
48Filer3,1502,52624.70%3,0851.02
49Soda Springs3,1043,0551.60%7014.43
50Orofino3,0663,202-4.25%1,2442.46
51Mountain Home AFB3,0093,238-7.07%3229.36
52Fort Hall2,9713,201-7.19%8535.06
53Ketchum2,8912,7046.92%9013.21
54Homedale2,8732,6319.20%2,0351.41
55Wendell2,7682,782-0.50%1,9691.41
56Bonners Ferry2,7122,5118.00%1,1522.35
57Spirit Lake2,6081,94134.36%1,0382.51
58Montpelier2,6012,5880.50%1,1222.32
59Bellevue2,5012,3257.57%1,6991.47
60St. Maries2,4842,500-0.64%2,0931.19
61Dalton Gardens2,4312,3393.93%1,0212.38
62Iona2,3961,83330.71%2,0581.16
63Malad City2,2122,1005.33%1,3481.64
64Parma2,1771,97610.17%2,0141.08
65Kellogg2,1692,1401.36%5463.97
66Aberdeen2,0731,9983.75%2,0131.03
67Priest River2,0071,73915.41%5653.55
68Wilder1,9161,53424.90%2,6800.71
69Driggs1,8921,62716.29%6492.92
70Sugar City1,7551,52115.38%8851.98
71New Plymouth1,6891,50612.15%2,4550.69
72Pinehurst1,6591,6142.79%1,6661.00
73Osburn1,5801,5492.00%1,2001.32
74Sun Valley1,5011,4046.91%1579.56
75Paul1,4941,18226.40%2,2670.66
76Shoshone1,4631,485-1.48%1,2471.17
77Marsing1,3631,2925.50%1,9990.68
78Glenns Ferry1,3181,325-0.53%6731.96
79Robie Creek1,3121,16212.91%4430.09
80Hansen1,2751,14611.26%3,6530.35
81Moreland1,2321,278-3.60%5062.44
82Ponderay1,2321,04517.89%4222.92
83Kamiah1,2081,293-6.57%1,1001.10
84Tyhee1,1924242.81
85Ucon1,1821,1106.49%1,4780.80
86Lapwai1,1581,1292.57%1,5320.76
87Kootenai1,15574455.24%2,0590.56
88Riverside1,14983837.11%5362.15
89Challis1,1271,0972.73%5871.92
90Arbon Valley1,12459987.65%3333.88
91Dover1,111544104.23%3503.17
92Cascade1,09493117.51%2664.11
93Plummer1,0411,048-0.67%8251.26
94Ashton1,0141,124-9.79%1,5890.64
95Cottonwood9709037.42%1,1560.84
96Grace9629165.02%1,0040.96
97Genesee9569480.84%1,5570.61
98Hagerman9268933.70%1,5750.59
99Council92483510.66%8761.05
100Inkom9148616.16%9400.97
101Troy8988574.78%1,1350.79
102Arco895992-9.78%8381.07
103Greenleaf8898386.09%1,1550.77
104Horseshoe Bend86871920.72%7991.09
105Franklin85966229.76%6601.30
106Athol84069421.04%9450.89
107Oakley8367708.57%1814.62
108McCammon8348102.96%3742.23
109Hazelton8308072.85%2,3060.36
110Potlatch8118031.00%1,9170.42
111Menan7987516.26%7731.03
112Moyie Springs7917229.56%5251.51
113Wallace7917840.89%8710.91
114Hauser74567610.21%7530.99
115Teton7377340.41%1,0700.69
116Mullan7046892.18%8510.83
117Kooskia6856515.22%1,0820.63
118Ririe6846593.79%1,3230.52
119Roberts68258915.79%2,1720.31
120Notus65959311.13%1,7910.37
121Carey6516116.55%1893.45
122Downey6426262.56%6560.98
123Hayden Lake6415889.01%1,0490.61
124Smelterville6366182.91%2,0780.31
125Groveland624877-28.85%2722.30
126Clark Fork60953014.91%6180.98
127Juliaetta6075775.20%8700.70
128Melba60350619.17%1,5080.40
129Pierce58450515.64%7080.82
130New Meadows58249018.78%9970.58
131Dubois572676-15.38%2102.73
132Winchester55133962.54%3,1310.18
133Lewisville54445419.82%9010.60
134Paris5335114.31%1533.49
135Firth53248010.83%9280.57
136Dayton52746712.85%796.67
137Mackay5165110.98%5960.87
138Grand View51444714.99%8940.57
139Deary5105041.19%7750.66
140Georgetown5034912.44%7400.68
141Weston49143512.87%2581.90
142Richfield4904762.94%7470.66
143Garden Valley48939424.11%667.37
144Craigmont480504-4.76%6180.78
145Idaho City4734456.29%7110.67
146Lava Hot Springs4474157.71%6450.69
147Mud Lake44335823.74%3,1200.14
148Nezperce437468-6.62%1,0190.43
149Weippe435461-5.64%1,0900.40
150Riggins4344066.90%1,0900.40
151Eden4304046.44%1,3780.31
152Bancroft42437014.59%6960.61
153Basalt4233957.09%1,4440.29
154Culdesac3893802.37%1,7440.22
155Declo3753516.84%1,3540.28
156Arimo3673504.86%8860.41
157Fairfield365416-12.26%4170.88
158Hollister33627323.08%3141.07
159Dietrich329331-0.60%1,0150.32
160Rockford Bay32818478.26%873.77
161Cambridge323327-1.22%6670.48
162Clifton31625822.48%1372.30
163Bliss302316-4.43%4090.74
164Kendrick3023020.00%8390.36
165Newdale296318-6.92%1,6090.18
166Tetonia29126310.65%5120.57
167Swan Valley29019945.73%2511.48
168Albion2852638.37%6050.47
169Rockland277294-5.78%9890.28
170Parker276304-9.21%7950.35
171Castleford26222615.93%2,7290.10
172Worley2622571.95%1,3510.19
173Island Park260277-6.14%436.08
174Bovill2552530.79%1,6040.16
175Irwin2502327.76%1012.47
176Yellow Pine2462500.98
177Stites2412266.64%2,5910.09
178East Hope24020815.38%5770.42
179Sweetwater23914367.13%2011.19
180Donnelly23014360.84%3160.73
181Rockford229276-17.03%2061.11
182Malta21419410.31%1551.38
183Harrison2132082.40%603.56
184Oldtown21018414.13%2570.82
185Bloomington2092051.95%2200.95
186De Smet20217515.43%2110.96
187Peck2021915.76%7980.25
188Blanchard201261-22.99%1351.48
189Crouch19816122.98%5500.36
190Onaway185186-0.54%1,2330.15
191Wardner1791761.70%2050.87
192Murtaugh17812740.16%1,4960.12
193Fernan Lake Village1711691.18%2,2500.08
194Moore170190-10.53%5990.28
195Ferdinand1651593.77%9430.17
196Midvale1651621.85%642.57
197St. Charles1561439.09%2230.70
198Elk City147592.51
199Acequia1421309.23%2660.53
200Bennington130190-31.58%216.34
201Tensed1271233.25%6790.19
202Elk River119124-4.03%8210.14
203Minidoka1161123.57%1,1050.10
204Huetter11510015.00%2,5560.04
205Princeton115148-22.30%1800.64
206Leadore1091053.81%3530.31
207Hope1089414.89%2350.46
208Hamer1048916.85%5450.19
209Smiths Ferry101551.85
210White Bird98935.38%1,5080.07
211Butte City7174-4.05%4200.17
212Stanley696211.29%1270.54
213Conkling Park68651.04
214Murphy63164.00
215Placerville635318.87%631
216Reubens6165-6.15%3610.17
217State Line554327.91%5000.11
218Oxford52488.33%1990.26
219Spencer3237-13.51%281.14
220Parkline30610.49
221Atomic City27263.85%3420.08
222Drummond16160.00%1670.10
223Clayton880.00%5330.01
224Banks632.21
225Lowman422.03
226Warm River330.00%50.67
227Lost River8.32

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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