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Nampa, ID

Nampa is strongly conservative and has a Democratic representative in Congress
91,663
Nampa Population7
$
33,216
Median Income6
6.9
%
Unemployment Rate16
 

City Score

 

Population

Nampa is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States since 2010, particularly for 65- to 74-year olds which grew by 80%

Age

31.9
Median Age7
17.0
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Nampa residents are mostly white; however, the city is slowly becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 7.5% since 2010, while the Hispanic community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 24.6%

Race

82.2
%
Idaho Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Even at the relatively high elevation of 2,516 feet, Nampa's weather is comfortable with low humidity and little rainfall. There is at least some rain 90 days per year, 12 inches of annual rainfall, and only 53% humidity

Weather

25
%
Chance of Rain11
63
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature35

 

Housing

The average home value in Nampa increased by 120% since 2010 which is 78% higher than the national average and 40% higher than the state average

Rent

$
1,310
Monthly Average12
38
%
Renters36

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Nampa is a somewhat low tax location with sales tax 13% lower than the national average and property tax 35% lower than the national average, but income tax 18% higher than the national average.

Other

0.72
%
Property Tax20
6.0
%
Sales Tax19
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax20

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)37

 

Employment

Nampa has an average employment rate of 93% which is 0% lower than the national average. The largest employers are Nampa School District and Concordance Healthcare Solutions

Income

28.1
%
<$25,0006
3.3
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry16

 

Politics

Nampa is strongly conservative and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results38

Representatives

Mayor28 Debby Kling
Republican
House of Representative28 Russ Fulcher
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, St Luke's Regional Medical Center, is 21.0 miles from the center of Nampa, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, Boise VA Medical Center, is 21.3 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, is 312.5 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical29 No
Decriminalized29 No
 

Safety

In Idaho, 57.8% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a marginal decrease from 2000 when 60.9% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks30
No
Permit to Purchase Law30

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#77 2019 Best Cities to Retire by WalletHub31
 

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