Bonners Ferry is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 2,490 people and just one neighborhood, Bonners Ferry is the 53rd largest community in Idaho.
Occupations and Workforce
Bonners Ferry is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bonners Ferry is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bonners Ferry who work in office and administrative support (21.03%), sales jobs (9.37%) and healthcare (8.82%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.08% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bonners Ferry has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bonners Ferry a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Bonners Ferry is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.33 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.