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There are 16 USDA backed residential loans in Boise county with an average loan balance of $159,838. Over 81% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 39 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $169,400. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,730 SqFt. Boise county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Boise County is roughly 4,942 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Boise County is 6. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Banks   •   Big Eddy   •   Brownlee   •   Centerville   •   *Crouch   •   *Garden Valley   •   Gardena   •   Grimes Pass   •   Hardscrabble Campground   •   *Horseshoe Bend   •   *Idaho City   •   *Lowman   •   New Centerville   •   Pioneerville   •   *Placerville   •   Quartzburg   •   *Robie Creek   •   Twin Springs   •   Washington Mill

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Boise County.

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Boise County, Idaho
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Boise County, located in the great state of Idaho, was established on February 4, 1864. It was named after the Boise River, a prominent waterway in the region, with the word "Boise" meaning "wooded" in French. The county is situated in the southwestern part of the state and covers an area of approximately 1,907 square miles.

During the 1860s, Boise County became a significant hub due to the Idaho gold rush. Shortly after the discovery of gold in the region, several mining towns rapidly developed, attracting a large number of miners and settlers. The towns of Idaho City, Placerville, and Centerville were among the prominent settlements established during this time. At its peak in the 1860s, Idaho City, the county seat of Boise County, was the largest city in the Pacific Northwest with a population of around 7,000 people.

Logging and agriculture also played vital roles in the county's growth and served as economic drivers for many years. Logging was a primary industry due to the county's abundance of forests, while agriculture prospered in part because of the ample water supply provided by the Boise River.

One fun fact about Boise County is that it is home to the Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, a popular destination for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. The recreation area, founded in 1942, offers a range of winter activities, including cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and tubing, as well as summer activities such as mountain biking and hiking. It is an essential contributor to the county's tourism industry.


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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Boise County
Prospector Ln Lot 6
Idaho City, ID

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Meadow Creek Dr
Idaho City, ID

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5 Javes Ln
Banks, ID

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220 Holiday Dr
Garden Valley, ID

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