- You have decided to move from San Antonio, a large city with 1.5 million people calling it home, and you believe Boise, Idaho is the perfect place for you to live in, right? Living in a city smaller than San Antonio certainly has its benefits, so we understand why you’ve chosen to start anew in Boise. Over the past 10 years, the city of Boise and its surrounding areas, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna, Star, and Nampa have seen population growth as people from different parts of the United States are relocating to Boise. Overall, Boise is considered to be a safe city, as the crime rates are significantly below the national average. So, if you have decided to leave San Antonio, there are quite a few things for you to think through right now, especially if you are moving across the country, be it to Idaho or any other US state. You are probably looking for the perfect long distance moving company, but you do not have to look any further, as East Coast West Coast Express is here to help you go through the moving turmoil. So, what can you expect from us? We will provide you with various services necessary to ensure safe relocation, such as:
Moving from San Antonio, Texas to Boise, Idaho with East Coast West Coast Express
- Residential relocation
- Corporate relocation
- Long distance car shipping
- Professional packing service
- Moving supplies
- Packing and moving tips
So, the only thing left to do is to call us and choose the moving date. Read on to learn a little bit more about Boise, Idaho before you move there. If, however, you eventually decide to relocate to another US city, don’t worry - you can still count on East Coast West Coast Express to help you out.
About Boise, Idaho
- Boise is the state capital and most populous city in Idaho, and it also serves as the county seat of Ada County. Boise is located in southwestern Idaho, about 40 miles east of the Oregon border, and it lies in a wide river valley at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. The Boise River runs through the center of the city, joining the Snake River about 40 miles to the north. With over 230 sunny days annually and four distinct seasons, Boise offers dry, fine weather most of the time. The climate in Boise is semi-arid continental, with moderately cold winters (the average temperature in December is 30 degrees F).
Neighborhoods in Boise, Idaho
- Boise has dozens of wonderful neighborhoods to choose from, some of which will meet your needs better than others, so you should take a look at the following list to see which one might be the perfect choice for you and your family. Boise has some of the best new neighborhoods in the country, including:
- - Horseshoe Bend - a small quiet community, primarily residential.
- - The Boise Bench - a neighborhood located south of downtown, primarily a residential community.
- - Downtown Boise - the hub of commerce, business, culture, and entertainment in the Boise community.
- - Veterans Park - a prominent neighborhood which offers its residents to enjoy walking and biking trails, playgrounds, fishing, and other water related activities.
- - Winstead Park - located east of Veterans Park. The housing stock in this neighborhood includes single family homes, houses for rent or lease, and apartment communities to choose from.
- - West Valley - a large residential neighborhood close enough to downtown so you can enjoy the city life when you want to, but far enough when you need the peace and tranquility of a suburban area.
Education in Boise, Idaho
- The Boise School District includes 31 elementary schools, 8 junior high schools, 5 high schools, and 2 specialty schools. A part of the West Ada District is within the Boise city borders, and the city is, therefore, home to six public high schools:
- - Boise High School
- - Borah High School
- - Capital High School
- - Timberline High School
- - Alternative Frank Church
- - Foothills School of Arts and Sciences.
Job Opportunities in Boise, Idaho
- The unemployment rate in the Boise area is 3%, which is lower than the national average. Recent estimates have shown that 39% of workers in Boise hold a bachelor's degree or higher, and 93% of workers have a high school degree. The average pay for jobs in Boise is $42,180. People in Boise spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes. The top employers in the city are:
- - St Lukes Health System
- - Micron Technology
- - Boise State University
- - Meridian Joint School District
- - Independent Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
- - Wal-Mart Associates Inc
Things to do in Boise, Idaho
- Take a float down the river that runs throughout the heart of Boise, or take a hike up Table Rock. You can head back over the Friendship Bridge and go to Art in the Park. There are over 200 artists from around the country that come to Boise and whose art and music you can enjoy when you get there. Abother really great place to check out is the Idaho Botanical Gardens. If you are feeling adventurous, we encourage you to go Payette River Rafting. If you’re looking for a great place to hang out during the summer days, we suggest the beaches of Lucky Peak. There are also some great music festivals in Boise, such as the Boise Music Festival and Mountain Home Country Music Festival. Finally, you can just rent a bike from the Cycle Learning Center and bike downtown to check local dining and restaurants.
Boise’s a fantastic place, but you should explore the city yourself to see that, so start planning your relocation as soon as possible. Contact East Coast West Coast Express to schedule your moving day and begin a new life in a place you will really love. We are waiting for your call.