How Nampa & The Boise Valley Ranks Nationally


Idaho ranked one of the "Top Ten Most Outdoorsy" states - Men's Journal (Aug 2017)

NAMPA ranked #1 "Best-Run City in America" - Wallethub.com  (July 2017)

Idaho ranked one of the "Top 20 States for General Well-Being" - Gallup (Feb 2017)

NAMPA ranked #1 "Most Affordable City in Idaho" - Livability (Sept 2016)

Idaho  ranked #6 "Happiest States in America" - Wallethub (Sept 2016)

NAMPA ranked #2 "Best-Run City in America" - Wallethub.com (June 2016)

WhyNampa.com Website ranked "One of the Top 76 Best Resources for Starting a Business in Idaho" - Startup Savant (May 2016)

Idaho ranked #7 in "States with Lowest Tax Rate" - Wallethub (March 2016)

NAMPA - #1 Lowest Cost Metro in the Pacific U.S. - KPMG Competitive Alternatives (April 2016)

Idaho "Top State for Job Growth" - Forbes (January 2016) and Kiplinger (2016)

Idaho ranked #2 "State for Volunteerism" - Corporation for National & Community Service (Dec 2015)

NAMPA ranked #2 "Top Up and Coming City for College Grads" - ZipRecruiter (May 2015)

Idaho ranked #1 "State for Job Growth" - governing.com (May 2015)

Idaho ranked #4 "Best Travel Worthy State Capital" - USA Today (Jan 2015)
  
Nampa - #8 "Best Affordable Places to Live" - Livability.com (2015)

Top 10 Places You Should "Dare to Go" on Your Global Adventure - CNN (2014)

#1 Region for "Getting it Right" - TIME Magazine (2014)
 
NAMPA metro ranked #10 Best Place to Invest in Housing - Forbes (Feb-2014)

#1 Lowest Cost of Doing Business in the Pacific U.S. - KPMG's Competitive Alternatives (2014)

Idaho ranked #12 Healthiest State - America's Health Rankings (Dec 2013)

Idaho ranked #9 Best State for Expected Job Growth - Forbes (Sept 2013)

Idaho ranked #4 Best State for Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneur Magazine (Aug 2013)

Idaho ranked #10 Best State for Doing Business - CNBC (July 2013)

Idaho ranked #5 Best State for Business Friendliness - CNBC (July 2013)

Idaho ranked #3 Best State for Cost of Living - CNBC (July 2013)

#2 "America's Top 10 Wine Destinations" - Redbook Magazine (June 2013)

Idaho ranked #7 Most Entrepreneurial State - CNN Money (June 2013)

Idaho ranked as one of the "Five States Experiencing the Most Enjoyment" - Gallup Wellbeing (April 2013)

Idaho ranked #1 State for "Training and Networking Programs, Licensing Regulations & Ease of Starting a Business, A+ Ranking for Overall Friendliness" - Thumbtack & Kauffman Foundation (April 2013)

#3 Metropolitan Market Leading the Housing Recovery - Forbes (Feb 2013)

#6 Most Inventive State - CNN Money (Oct 2012)

Cost of Doing Business - The Boise-Nampa Metro area is the 3rd lowest-cost place to do business among the 15 largest cities in the Pacific U.S. and Canada. Click Here to read the full story by KPMG.

#5 "Best Performing Medium Metro" - Headlight-LLC (Oct 2011)

Boise State's Bronco Stadium is one of "America's Best College Football Stadiums" - CNN Travel (Nov 2011)