The most populated county in the state, Ada County is home to approximately 434,211 Idaho residents. When you consider the total land area of 1,060 square miles and the current population, the current population density is 378.8 people per square mile. With beautiful rivers, mountains, and foothills as backdrops, it’s no surprise that so many people find their dream homes in Ada County.
Adjacent counties are Boise County to the northeast, Elmore County to the east, Owyhee County to the south, Canyon County to the west, and Gem County to the northwest. Boise is the county seat and capital of the state. Other cities in the county are Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, and Star. Hidden Spring is considered a census-designated community.
Celebrating and preserving the natural beauty of the area is a priority for Ada County residents. The Boise National Forest is a protected and maintained by the U.S. Forest Service. Residents enjoy camping, boating, hiking, and horseback riding within the beautiful forest. Portions of Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area are located within Ada County. This preserve is a popular attraction for birdwatchers.
The Boise School District serves students in Ada County. Additional districts that enroll students in this county are West Ada School District and Kuna School District. Boise School District is comprised of 32 elementary schools, 8 junior high schools, and 4 high schools. There are 31 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, and 12 high schools in the West Ada School District. The Kuna School District has 7 elementary schools, a middle school, and 2 high schools.
With an average of 210 days filled with sunshine each year, Ada County residents can enjoy an active lifestyle that includes plenty of outdoor activities. The average high temperature is 89.7 degrees in July. The average low temperature is 21.9 degrees in January. Ada county receives around 12.6 inches of rain and 22.8 inches of snow annually.
The best source of information about local communities and real estate topics is your real estate agent. Give Tim Burroughs a call today at 208-409-7653 to learn more about the area, discuss selling your house, or tour available homes for sale.