Local & Regional Overview

Located in a region consistently ranked among America's Top 10, Eagle is a growing city for all ages where you can live close to work, raise a family, make a competitive salary, and own a successful business. You can also have unlimited opportunities to enjoy the arts, connect with community, and explore the great outdoors. There are many things that make Eagle a great place to call home, but if you are looking for a community that truly embraces and supports each and every person in the community, then Eagle is the place.

Location

Eagle is located about 9.9 miles northwest of the center of Boise and is bounded on the east by Garden City, on the west by Star, and on the south by Meridian.

Eagle is an ideal location with great access to reach all the western U.S. markets. Eagle is one of the Boise Metro's premier communities. Strategically placed between the foothills and the Boise River, Eagle offers a wealth of recreational opportunities. Open space and firm design standards in Eagle confer an attractive allure to visitors and those who are pleased to call Eagle "home".

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Eagle Quick Facts

  • Population: 29,910 
  • Median Age: 41
  • Ada County Unemployment Rate: 2.1% (August 2018)
  • Median Household Income: $82,595
    • 30% more than the county
    • 55% more than the state
    • 36% more than the nation
  • Housing, Owners vs. Renters: 81.79% Owners, 18.21% Renters
  • Commute Travel Time: 22 minutes
  • Distance to Interstate: 5 miles
  • Number of Airports within 50 miles: 12
  • Number of Airports within 10 miles: 1
  • Distance to Rail: 3 miles
  • Educational Attainment: 53.48% have a college degree
  • Workforce: Over 350,000 in the metro, 391,233 (region)

Regional Quick Facts

  • Population
    • Metro: 716,545
    • Region: 791,646
  • Median Age
    • Metro: 40.52
    • Region: 41.887
  • Boise MSA Unemployment Rate: 2.4% (August 2018)
  • Median Household Income
    • Metro: $48,622
    • Region: $48,278
  • Housing, Owners vs. Renters
    • Metro: 69.2% Owners
    • Region: 69.19% Owners
    • Metro: 30.8% Renters
    • Region: 30.81% Renters
  • Educational Attainment
    • Metro: 40.91% have a college degree
    • Region: 39.8% have a college degree
  • Workforce
    • Metro: Over 350,000
    • Region: 391,233

Contact Us

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a small business owner, or a large company, the City of Eagle is here to assist you. Email Robin Collins, Economic Development Director or call at 208-489-8755 for questions or inquiries.

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