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Horseshoe Bend is the largest city in rural Boise County, in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Idaho. Its population of 707 at the 2010 census was the largest in the county, though down from 770 in 2000. It is part of the Boise City–Nampa, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is named for its location at the horseshoe-shaped U-turn of the Payette River, whose flow direction changes from south to north before heading west to the Black Canyon Reservoir.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Horseshoe Bend in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Horseshoe Bend like a local. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Horseshoe Bend.

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Facts and Stats for Horseshoe Bend*

  • Pollution Statistics in Horseshoe Bend

    Know the pollution level of Horseshoe Bend before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 31.52 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.75 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 38.75 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.43 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 21.59 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 19.05 (Very Low)
  • Horseshoe Bend: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Horseshoe Bend for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Horseshoe Bend.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.1 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 24.48 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.16 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.69 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.06 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.82 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 23.98 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.57 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.88 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.56 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.52 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.8 (Low)
  • Living in Horseshoe Bend - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Horseshoe Bend is 195.58 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 67.34 (High)
    • Climate Index 65.11 (High)
    • Pollution Index 31.93 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.95 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 59.55 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 81.39 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.44 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 123.25 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Horseshoe Bend

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Horseshoe Bend

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.28 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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