Post Falls, Idaho is a small, picturesque city in between Spokane, Washington and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Its proximity to both major cities and the Spokane airport makes it a lovely area for families and retirees. The population is just over 30,000 people and the historic downtown area rests along the Spokane River. Stunning views across the lakes, rivers, and mountains surrounding Post Falls makes it a winning destination for folks moving to the area.
Greatschools.org rates the public schools in Post Falls at a 7/10, with classroom sizes being slightly higher than the national average; the national student-teacher ratio is 19:1 and in Idaho Falls, the average is 20:1. USNews.com reports that the Post Falls High school boasts an impressive 93% graduation rate, which is much higher than the national average graduation rate of 83.2 percent.
The median price of houses for sale in Post Falls, according to zillow.org, is $269,950. Zillow.com and MLS listings shows that condos for sale the city run from a low of $115,000 to $550,000. The newest real estate on the market, according to realtor.com, are being sold for a median price of $278,000. The prices of houses, real estate, and condos have risen steadily over the past several years making buying one of the city's properties for sale a sound and worthwhile investment.
Post Falls is a popular day-trip and weekend destination for many people in the area due to its clean public parks and outside lake activities, including rafting, kayaking, and boating along the river and lake. There is historical architecture in the town dating back to the late 1800s, and the area is surrounded by pristine snow-capped mountains perfect for rock climbing, hiking and camping. There are several golf courses in the town as well as craft fairs and classes for kids through the city's robust parks and recreation department. With places like kiddie parks all the way up to relaxing retirement homes, there's something for everyone in this place the city calls the "outdoor mecca" of Northern Idaho.
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