Eagle, ID

Eagle profile

Living in Eagle

Eagle is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 30,346 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Eagle is the 12th largest community in Idaho. Much of the housing stock in Eagle was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Eagle economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Eagle, where the median household income is $91,414.00.

Eagle home prices are not only among the most expensive in Idaho, but Eagle real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Eagle is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Eagle is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eagle who work in sales jobs (17.24%), management occupations (14.31%), and office and administrative support (12.96%).

Also of interest is that Eagle has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Eagle telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.79% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, Eagle is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Eagle a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Eagle has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Eagle’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Eagle ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Eagle, 47.42% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Eagle in 2018 was $51,917, which is wealthy relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $207,668 for a family of four.

Eagle is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eagle home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eagle residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eagle include English, German, Irish, European, and French.

The most common language spoken in Eagle is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.