Star Idaho

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Star is a small town of about 6000 people located 17 miles North West of Boise.  Many residents have chosen Star for its affordable real estate prices, location between the Boise River and foothills, and its small town feel.

Star Idaho Population

  1990 1995 2000 2005 2008
Star, ID 648 725 1,795 3,028 5,690

Source: Compassidaho.org

 

Star Idaho Real Estate

Star is very affordable when compared to other Ada County communities.  Star has mostly newer homes with everything from starter homes to million dollar luxury homes.  The median home price in May 2008 was about $232,000.  If you are looking for acreage or equestrian property Star, along with Eagle, are going to offer the most choices.

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Star Idaho Recreation

Golfing. River Birch Golf Course is an 18-hole course and one of the newer courses in the Valley.

Boise River.

Star Mule Day’s and County Fair. This annual event features tractors pulls, auto shows, a parade and more with the focus to have fun and raise money for local schools, fire departments, and charities.

Movies under the Stars. During the summer months the community can enjoy a free outdoor movie at the Star fairgrounds.

Boise Foothills.

Firebird Speedway. Firebird speedway has drag racing events during the summer/fall and is located about 8 miles North of Star.

Many other recreation opportunities are available in nearby communities, for more information please see the Boise Idaho info page.

 

Star Idaho Schools

Star Elementary, Eagle Jr High, and Eagle High School are the Star schools.  Meridian School district services the star community and more information can be found at Meridianschools.org.