Horseshoe Bend Tourism

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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.


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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 35.29 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 36.67 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 20 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.67 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 26.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (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 24.32 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.06 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.38 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.05 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.3 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.19 (Low)
    • Attacks 17.57 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 43.92 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 74.32 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.53 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.92 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35.81 (Low)
  • Living in Horseshoe Bend - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Horseshoe Bend is 180.57 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.27 (High)
    • Climate Index 66.07 (High)
    • Pollution Index 35.49 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.69 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.19 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 76.49 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.21 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 106.17 (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 28.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.83 USD

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

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