Nampa Idaho Real Estate

Nampa Idaho Real Estate

Nestled in the beautiful surroundings of Canyon County lies the city of Nampa, Idaho. Named for the Shoshoni word for moccasin or footprint, Nampa got its start as a railroad town in the early 1880s when a line was built from Wyoming to Oregon. Due to the proximity to Boise, which is only 20 miles away, Nampa had one of the fanciest depots in the area. As a city with an expanding population, Nampa has plenty to offer residents and visitors alike.

Shopping and Dining

Home to the Karcher Mall, an increase in population has also brought plenty of other shopping opportunities to the area. The Treasure Valley Marketplace includes national retailers such as: Target, Costco, Petsco, Old Navy, and the Dress Barn. Currently under development, the Nampa Gateway Center contains more well-known retailers as well as a cinema. Quirky boutiques, such as The White Pine, also make downtown Nampa a great place to shop.

After a busy day of working or shopping, the plentiful dining options offer a great place to stop for a leisurely meal or a quick bite to eat. Brick 29 offers the best there is in comfort food. Using local ingredients their extensive menu is sure to please every palate. Messenger Pizza and Brewery is another local favorite. Whether you are looking for a date night location or a great place to gather with friends, Nampa has it all.

Parks and Recreation

A mild climate and picturesque surroundings make outdoor recreation plentiful. Whether you enjoy golfing, biking, or water sports, the area has it all. The city's 24 parks provide plenty of fun and leisure for residents and visitors alike. The Nampa Recreation Center also provides access to a large aquatic center, fitness area, gymnastics arena, and much more.

Nampa, Idaho real estate boasts an area that is filled with entertainment opportunities. One of the most popular is the Snake River Stampede Rodeo. Known as one of the nation's top rodeos, this event is held during the third week of July every year. The Idaho Center Arena is also home to a wide-variety of sporting events, trade shows and other entertaining options.


With a population of 81,557 people, the city of Nampa has experienced a population growth of 47%. A cost of living that is lower than the national average and positive job growth help to account for the increase in population. The Nampa, Idaho real estate median home value is currently $91,400, with an appreciation of over 5%. Popular residents have included racecar driver Davey Hamilton, lead vocalist Mark Lindsay, and actor Zack Lively.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Comprised of 23 schools, the Nampa School District strives the meet the educational needs of all of the students in the Nampa, Idaho real estate area. They even have an alternate high school for students that may struggle in a traditional setting. Higher educational opportunities are also plentiful as Nampa is home to Northwest Nazarene University and the College of Western Idaho.

Award winning medical care is provided by the Saint Alphonsus Medical Center. A new maternity center, to emergency departments and a variety of other services help to care for the growing population. A wide-variety of other specialists, urgent care centers, and healthcare services provide healthcare options for the people of the Nampa, Idaho real estate area.

With four exits into Nampa, Interstate 84, along with Idaho Sate Highway 55, provides easy access to Nampa, Idaho real estate and the surrounding area. A Union Pacific rail line still runs through Nampa and public bus transportation is provided by ValleyRide. The average commute time is less than the national average making Nampa ideal for business or leisure travel.

Contact Information

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Guy Palmquist
SilverCreek Realty Group
2623 E. Bernice Dr
Meridian ID 83646
Mobile: (208)949-3026

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