Excellent Place to Live and Work
Just 10 miles from downtown Boise, Eagle consistently receives some of the highest quality of life rankings in the state of Idaho and was named by Homesnacks as the “#1 Best Place to Live in Idaho," by Niche as the "Best Suburb in Idaho to Raise a Family" and by Zippia in 2020 as the "Best City in Idaho for Millennials to Relocate."
With acres and acres of open space, a plethora of highly manicured landscaping, a backdrop of rolling hills, and the tranquil sounds of the Boise River, many people choose to live and work in Eagle because of its beauty, quietness, and charm, while still offering fast and easy access to big city amenities.
Ideal for Traveling to and From Work
Eagle is a short commute to Boise Airport (BOI), which is about 29 minutes away. Anyone who needs to travel for work benefits from fast access to an airport that offers nonstop flights to 27 destinations with connecting flights to thousands of cities worldwide. Traveling for work has never been easier.
Many of Eagle's businesses recruit from Eagle and the Boise Region - both of which offer an easy commute.
Travel to, through, and from Eagle is easy with four (4) major transportation highways (SH-44, SH-16, SH-55, and US 20/26) traversing through the City, and with direct connection to I-84 via SH-44, SH55, and SH16 (Coming soon). Public Transportation is provided by ValleyRide (Valley Regional Transit) and Commuteride (Ada County Highway District). ValleyRide provides public bus transportation throughout the Boise Valley, and Commuteride provides van and carpooling services in the area. Alternative Transportation is provided by the Boise River Greenbelt. The Boise River Greenbelt connects cyclists, joggers, and walkers to downtown Boise. The greenbelt has expanded public access and enjoyment of the river, including opportunities for kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, and other river-based recreation.
Community-Owned Fiber Network Makes Eagle an Even Better Location Choice
The City of Eagle is in the process of developing a city-wide community-owned fiber network, which makes Eagle an even better location for businesses, telecommuters, work-from-home professionals, home-based businesses, and distance learning.