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The city seal and entrance to Eagle
The city seal and entrance to Eagle
"Life, Done Right."
Location of Eagle in Ada County, Idaho.
Location of Eagle in Ada County, Idaho.
Eagle, Idaho is located in the United States
Eagle, Idaho
Eagle, Idaho
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Idaho
County Ada
 • Total 31.08 sq mi (80.49 km2)
 • Land 30.57 sq mi (79.18 km2)
 • Water 0.51 sq mi (1.31 km2)
2,566 ft (782 m)
 • Total 19,908
 • Estimate 
 • Density 974.68/sq mi (376.32/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 208 and 986
FIPS code 16-23410
GNIS feature ID 0396427

Eagle is a city in Ada County, Idaho, 10 miles northwest of Boise. The population was 19,908 at the time of the 2010 census.


Eagle is located at 43°41′35″N 116°20′47″W / 43.69306°N 116.34639°W / 43.69306; -116.34639 (43.693093, -116.346366), at an elevation of 2,566 feet (782 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.40 square miles (76.15 km2), of which, 28.92 square miles (74.90 km2) is land and 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2) is water.


This region experiences warm to hot, dry summers, and cold, dry winters, with summer high temperatures averaging 85 °F (29 °C) and winter low temperatures averaging 25.6 °F (−3.6 °C). According to the Köppen climate classification system, Eagle has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 2,620
1990 3,327 27.0%
2000 11,085 233.2%
2010 19,908 79.6%
2019 (est.) 29,796 49.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 19,908 people, 7,069 households, and 5,585 families living in the city. The population density was 688.4 inhabitants per square mile (265.8/km2). There were 7,570 housing units at an average density of 261.8 per square mile (101.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.0% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7%.

Of the 7,069 households 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.0% were non-families. 17.7% of households were one person and 8.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age was 40.6 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

Points of interest

Pop culture

The 2008 NBC reality television show The Baby Borrowers was filmed in Eagle.

Notable people

See also

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