Life in the fast lane isn't for everyone.

Idahoans probably get that more than most folks. That's why it's no surprise that so many Americans are looking for a fresh start in our beautiful state.

They want we have: a slower, more fulfilling lifestyle, sweeping views of stunning landscapes, and friendly communities where neighbors look out for one another.

Who wouldn't want to raise their family here? And for the most part, Idahoans welcome the transplant community with open hearts. We crack our fair share of jokes, but we can't deny the growth and diversity our newest residents bring to Idaho's table.

Leave Idaho how you found it.

The heartfelt plea from locals is simple: embrace Idaho for what it is. If you're going to start anew here, do your best to appreciate and adopt our values, our lifestyle, and all the little things that make Idaho unique. Respect for our wildlife and conservation community, our pro-2A stance, our need for more privacy and less government, etc. Families who have lived here for generations cherish these elements and more.

Many Idahoans are more than happy to share our piece of paradise. Still, it’s important to find a balance that ensures and protects the reasons everyone wants to move here.

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States sending the most people to Idaho

Stacker compiled a list of states where the most people are moving to Idaho using data from the Census Bureau.

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Cities with the fastest-growing home prices in Idaho

Stacker compiled a list of cities with the fastest-growing home prices in Idaho using data from Zillow.

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Residents in 15 Idaho Counties are Outliving the Rest of Us

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College isn't for everyone, nor is it necessary for every career field.

But for decades, American youth has been trained to believe the road to success begins with a college education. The 21 high-paying Idaho careers in the gallery below, however, prove otherwise.

Gallery Credit: Ryan Antoinette Valenzuela

7 of Idaho's Best Cities for LGBTQ+ Families

Embark on a journey that transcends stereotypes and discover why Idaho stands as an inviting haven for LGBTQ+ families.

From vibrant urban centers to serene landscapes, explore the myriad reasons why Idaho is more than just a place to live; it's a welcoming embrace for those seeking a thriving and accepting environment for their families.

Gallery Credit: Ryan Antoinette Valenzuela

8 Reasons Idahoans Call the Police on Their Neighbors

You could say calling the cops on your neighbors isn't the most neighborly thing to do. But what about when it's absolutely warranted?

Gallery Credit: Ryan Antoinette Valenzuela

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