Star, Idaho, is a small town nestled in the heart of Ada County. It may not be as well known as other destinations such as Boise or Sun Valley, but it’s one of the hidden gems of The Gem State. Star is a relatively small city with a population of around 12,000. With a slow pace of life, gorgeous luxury subdivisions, and plenty of breathing room, it’s a beautiful place to raise a family and an ideal place to retire. With Boise, Meridian, and Nampa within a 30-minute drive, there are plenty of things to do. From hiking trails through lush forests and fields of wildflowers to mountain biking trails with stunning views of the valley below, Star is a beautiful and relaxing city to stay in. On top of that, Star has an unemployment rate lower than the national average. It’s home to many luxury communities but has a kind, friendly, and tight-knit community with a rich history. Meaning Star has a small-town feel with the perks of big-city life. There are beautiful parks, walking paths, and a river that runs centrally through the city. Like most southern Idaho, the climate has a mild version of all four seasons – just enough to get a taste of each. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the state, resulting in substantial employment, business, and development growth. It ranks as one of the best cities in terms of cost of living, crime rates, and education – which explains the recent uptick in growth. Anyone who visits Star quickly realizes what a beautiful city it truly is.