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) Area (mi²)
1Boise229,993209,5769.74%2,74983.67
2Meridian129,55577,42867.32%3,81433.97
3Nampa105,40581,99828.55%3,21232.82
4Idaho Falls64,61857,99511.42%2,69324.00
5Caldwell62,48746,53534.28%2,76322.61
6Pocatello57,94754,3356.65%1,74333.24
7Coeur d'Alene54,82244,29223.77%3,41416.06
8Twin Falls51,16544,51714.93%2,66219.22
9Post Falls39,45227,94941.16%2,60815.13
10Lewiston32,97831,9193.32%1,90617.30
11Eagle32,86820,00964.27%1,07530.57
12Rexburg30,86825,54220.85%3,08410.01
13Moscow26,09223,8429.44%3,7776.91
14Kuna25,13115,62860.81%1,27119.78
15Ammon18,52314,03931.94%2,4397.59
16Chubbuck16,26814,02216.02%2,7585.90
17Hayden16,02213,31920.29%1,53810.42
18Mountain Home14,68414,2722.89%2,4236.06
19Jerome12,32010,92212.80%2,2095.58
20Blackfoot12,25212,0141.98%2,0695.92
21Garden City12,16710,98310.78%2,9814.08
22Star11,8225,859101.78%1,6847.02
23Burley10,78410,3324.37%1,7286.24
24Rathdrum10,0726,86146.80%1,9245.23
25Sandpoint9,3917,47125.70%2,2024.26
26Middleton9,3365,53268.76%1,6875.54
27Hailey8,9317,93012.62%2,2713.93
28Payette8,0637,5017.49%2,0263.98
29Emmett7,4086,53913.29%2,6372.81
30Rupert6,2015,59710.79%3,0122.06
31Preston5,6895,2548.28%8376.79
32Fruitland5,5464,76716.34%2,5752.15
33Weiser5,4285,485-1.04%1,8212.98
34Buhl4,6254,18610.49%2,4611.88
35Shelley4,5864,4303.52%2,5561.79
36Rigby4,4383,94912.38%1,8842.36
37American Falls4,2914,475-4.11%2,6591.61
38Kimberly4,2463,31128.24%2,3771.79
39McCall3,8712,95730.91%4279.06
40Lincoln3,8173,6474.66%2,6251.45
41Heyburn3,5533,09314.87%1,3602.61
42St. Anthony3,5333,567-0.95%2,2851.55
43Gooding3,4483,600-4.22%2,2711.52
44Grangeville3,3193,1585.10%2,2171.50
45Salmon3,2413,1492.92%1,2932.51
46Hidden Springs3,1642,28038.77%1,2522.53
49Soda Springs3,0773,0550.72%6954.43
48Orofino3,0773,202-3.90%1,2492.46
47Filer3,0772,52621.81%3,0141.02
50Mountain Home AFB3,0093,238-7.07%3229.36
51Victor2,9791,91955.24%1,1262.65
52Fort Hall2,9713,201-7.19%8535.06
53Ketchum2,8792,7046.47%8983.21
54Homedale2,8222,6317.26%1,9991.41
55Wendell2,7502,782-1.15%1,9561.41
56Bonners Ferry2,6872,5117.01%1,1412.35
57Spirit Lake2,5831,94133.08%1,0282.51
58Montpelier2,5802,588-0.31%1,1132.32
59Bellevue2,4862,3256.92%1,6891.47
60St. Maries2,4722,500-1.12%2,0831.19
61Dalton Gardens2,4242,3393.63%1,0182.38
62Iona2,3821,83329.95%2,0461.16
63Malad City2,1872,1004.14%1,3331.64
64Parma2,1671,9769.67%2,0051.08
65Kellogg2,1582,1400.84%5433.97
66Aberdeen2,0411,9982.15%1,9821.03
67Priest River1,9691,73913.23%5543.55
68Wilder1,8851,53422.88%2,6360.71
69Driggs1,8671,62714.75%6402.92
70Sugar City1,6541,5218.74%8341.98
71Pinehurst1,6481,6142.11%1,6551.00
72New Plymouth1,6441,5069.16%2,3900.69
73Osburn1,5721,5491.48%1,1941.32
74Sun Valley1,4961,4046.55%1569.56
75Paul1,4791,18225.13%2,2440.66
76Shoshone1,4761,485-0.61%1,2581.17
77Marsing1,3481,2924.33%1,9770.68
78Glenns Ferry1,3131,325-0.91%6711.96
79Robie Creek1,3121,16212.91%4430.09
80Hansen1,2781,14611.52%3,6620.35
81Moreland1,2321,278-3.60%5062.44
82Kamiah1,2201,293-5.65%1,1111.10
83Ponderay1,2071,04515.50%4132.92
84Tyhee1,1924242.81
85Ucon1,1751,1105.86%1,4690.80
86Lapwai1,1511,1291.95%1,5220.76
87Riverside1,14983837.11%5362.15
88Arbon Valley1,12459987.65%3333.88
89Challis1,1151,0971.64%5811.92
90Kootenai1,09674447.31%1,9540.56
91Cascade1,07193115.04%2604.11
92Plummer1,0371,048-1.05%8221.26
93Dover1,03254489.71%3263.17
94Ashton1,0261,124-8.72%1,6080.64
95Cottonwood9609036.31%1,1440.84
96Genesee9599481.16%1,5620.61
97Grace9539164.04%9950.96
98Hagerman9158932.46%1,5560.59
99Council9148359.46%8661.05
100Inkom9108615.69%9360.97
101Troy8978574.67%1,1340.79
102Arco890992-10.28%8331.07
103Greenleaf8888385.97%1,1530.77
104Franklin85166228.55%6541.30
105Horseshoe Bend84171916.97%7741.09
106McCammon8338102.84%3742.23
107Oakley8287707.53%1794.62
108Hazelton8278072.48%2,2970.36
109Athol82469418.73%9270.89
110Potlatch8128031.12%1,9200.42
111Menan8007516.52%7751.03
112Wallace7887840.51%8680.91
113Moyie Springs7817228.17%5181.51
114Hauser7436769.91%7510.99
115Teton7387340.54%1,0710.69
116Mullan7006891.60%8460.83
117Ririe6836593.64%1,3210.52
118Kooskia6786514.15%1,0710.63
119Roberts66758913.24%2,1240.31
120Notus6525939.95%1,7720.37
121Carey6496116.22%1883.45
122Downey6396262.08%6530.98
123Hayden Lake6355887.99%1,0390.61
124Smelterville6316182.10%2,0620.31
125Groveland624877-28.85%2722.30
126Juliaetta6055774.85%8670.70
127Clark Fork59953013.02%6080.98
128Melba58850616.21%1,4700.40
129Pierce58650516.04%7100.82
130Dubois576676-14.79%2112.73
131New Meadows56749015.71%9710.58
132Lewisville53645418.06%8870.60
133Paris5295113.52%1523.49
134Firth5214808.54%9090.57
135Dayton51646710.49%776.67
136Winchester51533951.92%2,9260.18
137Deary5125041.59%7780.66
138Mackay5115110.00%5900.87
139Georgetown5004911.83%7350.68
140Grand View49944711.63%8680.57
141Richfield4924763.36%7500.66
142Garden Valley48939424.11%667.37
143Weston48443511.26%2551.90
144Craigmont483504-4.17%6220.78
145Idaho City4714455.84%7080.67
146Nezperce444468-5.13%1,0350.43
147Lava Hot Springs4424156.51%6380.69
148Weippe438461-4.99%1,0980.40
149Mud Lake43535821.51%3,0630.14
150Eden4294046.19%1,3750.31
151Riggins4284065.42%1,0750.40
152Basalt4183955.82%1,4270.29
153Bancroft41437011.89%6800.61
154Culdesac3873801.84%1,7350.22
155Fairfield375416-9.86%4280.88
156Declo3733516.27%1,3470.28
157Arimo3663504.57%8840.41
158Dietrich3333310.60%1,0280.32
159Rockford Bay32818478.26%873.77
160Hollister32727319.78%3051.07
161Cambridge322327-1.53%6650.48
162Clifton31225820.93%1362.30
164Kendrick3033020.33%8420.36
163Bliss303316-4.11%4110.74
165Newdale302318-5.03%1,6410.18
166Tetonia29026310.27%5110.57
167Albion2822637.22%5990.47
168Parker281304-7.57%8100.35
169Rockland279294-5.10%9960.28
170Swan Valley27519938.19%2411.48
172Worley2622571.95%1,3510.19
171Island Park262277-5.42%436.08
173Castleford25822614.16%2,6880.10
174Bovill2562531.19%1,6100.16
175Irwin2492327.33%1012.47
176Yellow Pine2462500.98
177Sweetwater23914367.13%2011.19
178Stites2382265.31%2,5590.09
179East Hope23520812.98%5650.42
180Rockford229276-17.03%2061.11
181Donnelly22614358.04%3110.73
182Harrison2142082.88%603.56
183Malta2111948.76%1531.38
184Bloomington2092051.95%2200.95
185Oldtown20718412.50%2530.82
186De Smet20217515.43%2110.96
187Blanchard201261-22.99%1351.48
188Peck2001914.71%7910.25
189Crouch19316119.88%5360.36
190Onaway1861860.00%1,2400.15
191Wardner1781761.14%2040.87
192Murtaugh17612738.58%1,4790.12
193Fernan Lake Village1711691.18%2,2500.08
194Moore170190-10.53%5990.28
195Ferdinand1641593.14%9370.17
196Midvale1631620.62%632.57
197St. Charles1551438.39%2220.70
198Elk City147592.51
199Acequia1391306.92%2600.53
200Bennington130190-31.58%216.34
201Tensed1251231.63%6680.19
202Elk River120124-3.23%8280.14
204Princeton115148-22.30%1800.64
203Minidoka1151122.68%1,0950.10
205Huetter11410014.00%2,5330.04
206Leadore1081052.86%3500.31
207Hope1069412.77%2310.46
208Hamer1048916.85%5450.19
209Smiths Ferry101551.85
210White Bird97934.30%1,4920.07
211Butte City7074-5.41%4140.17
212Stanley696211.29%1270.54
213Conkling Park68651.04
214Murphy63164.00
215Reubens6265-4.62%3670.17
216Placerville615315.09%611
217State Line534323.26%4820.11
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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