We aren't delivering breaking news by telling you that people have been moving from California to Boise, Idaho in droves.

Ask anyone who lives there. They will not waste a single second before telling you about how the cost of everything has gone up and traffic is now abysmal thanks to the influx of folks moving to Boise from the west coast.

But, exactly how many Californians call Boise home now? We're not asking you to provide the answer, that's what we're here for!

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AI Draws "Californians Moving To Boise"

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The good news is, we don't have to wonder or guess how many Americans have moved from California to Boise. The internet already did the work for us!

According to this website, almost 23% of people who moved to Boise are from California.

Yes, you read that right.

Now, full transparency, most people who moved to Boise in 2023 were simply moving from other parts of Idaho, some even close by. But that 23% of new Boisians coming from California in 2023 is a mighty hefty number.

What do you think? Is Boise becoming the new must-move-to place for people who currently reside in California? Or are these numbers being blown out of proportion simply for the sake of clicks?


If you do find yourself a new Boisian who just relocated here from California, we're here to help. Here's four things you should know that could help you acclimate to the City of Trees a little bit quicker.

Adjusting from California to Boise is Tough. Let Us Help.

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