Idaho is bordered to the north by Canada, by Montana and Wyoming to the east, by Nevada and Utah to the south, and by Oregon and Washington to the east.
Idaho is the 14th largest state by area, and with a population of approx. 1.3 million is the 39th most populous state. Idaho's main industries include agriculture (potatos, wheat, sugar beets, barley), lumber, and mining. Idaho was the 43rd state, admitted to the union on July 3, 1890. Idaho's nickname is the "Gem State".
Idaho has several taxes levied at the state level, including personal income tax, state sales tax, and property tax.
State Capital: Boise
State Motto: "Esto perpetua" - May it Endure Forever
State Bird: Mountain Bluebird
State Flower: Syringa
State Song: Here We Have Idaho
State Tree: Western white pine
State Gem: Idaho Star Garnet
State Fish: Cutthroat trout
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Most Liveable State: 18
Lowest Overall Taxes: 24
Best Environment for Education: 28
Lowest Crime: 10
In 2008, Coldwell Banker looked at the cost of a typical 2,200-square-foot house with 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, a family room and a two-car garage. The neighborhood - a more subjective measure - is one "typical for corporate middle-management transferees." The following is a sample of cities in the state:
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Cities in the state that ranked in the top 100 "Best Places to Live" by CNNMoney.com include:
Boise, the state capital, with a population of approx. 190,000, is the only city with a population greater than 100,000.
If you would like me to help you find a realtor in a specifc area of the state, just contact me and I would be happy to help you.
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