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Star is a city in Ada County, in the Boise City-Nampa metro area.
So named because the first schoolhouse had a star on its door.
The latitude of Star is 43.692N. The longitude is -116.492W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,470 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,178.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Star demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ada County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boise City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83669 ZIP code.
19% of Star residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Star ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Star was $15,864, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Star residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Star, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $943.
Libraries in Star include Ada County District - Star Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Star include Star Independent
Ada County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Star political report.
The average commute time for Star workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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