Hayden, Idaho, seamlessly combines lakeside serenity with a vibrant golfing community. Enjoy the allure of well-maintained golf courses, picturesque views of Hayden Lake, and a close-knit community spirit. Discover a balanced lifestyle that harmonizes natural beauty, recreational elegance, and a welcoming atmosphere.

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Welcome to the enchanting city of Hayden, Idaho—an ideal haven where the tranquility of lakeside living meets the camaraderie of a vibrant golfing community. Nestled against the pristine backdrop of Hayden Lake, this charming city offers a lifestyle that seamlessly blends natural beauty with recreational elegance.

Immerse yourself in the unique charm of Hayden's golfing community, where well-maintained courses not only cater to enthusiasts but foster a sense of community and connection. Whether you're perfecting your swing or enjoying a round with friends, Hayden provides an exceptional golfing experience for all skill levels.

Beyond the fairways, the allure of lakeside living enhances the city's appeal. Hayden Lake, with its crystal-clear waters and serene surroundings, becomes an extension of your backyard—an idyllic setting for lakeside relaxation, water activities, and moments of tranquility.

The family-friendly atmosphere of Hayden extends to its excellent schools, recreational facilities, and a welcoming community spirit. Explore the vibrant local scene, where local businesses and eateries contribute to the city's character, creating a sense of warmth and familiarity.

Hayden's commitment to green spaces ensures that residents have access to more than just golf courses and lakefront views. Well-maintained parks, walking trails, and community events create a perfect blend of outdoor recreation and social engagement.

For those seeking a lifestyle that harmonizes the elegance of golfing, the serenity of lakeside living, and the charm of a close-knit community, Hayden beckons as an ideal place to call home. Discover the perfect balance of nature, recreation, and community in this picturesque gem of Idaho. 


Overview for Hayden, ID

15,316 people live in Hayden, where the median age is 42.1 and the average individual income is $31,406. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Hayden, ID

There's plenty to do around Hayden, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pow'Waw, Lake City Cakes, and Roadhouse Coffee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.6 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 3.19 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.75 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.1 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.7 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.57 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Hayden, ID

Hayden has 6,057 households, with an average household size of 2.51. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hayden do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,316 people call Hayden home. The population density is 1,468.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.93 / 51.07%

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Schools in Hayden, ID

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The following schools are within or nearby Hayden. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Hayden Canyon Charter School
K - 8th
No rating available
Atlas Elementary School
K - 5th
Northwest Expedition Academy
PreK - 5th
Hayden Meadows Elementary School
PreK - 5th
North Idaho Christian School
1st - 12th
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Little Friends Preschool
PreK - K
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