Idaho Falls, ID (population: 56,222) has one home inspection school within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Utah Valley University has a total student population of 28,765. It is the 4829th highest ranked school in the USA and the 52nd highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah).
Home Inspection students from Idaho Falls schools who go on to become home inspectors, real estate inspectors, housing quality standard inspectors, housing inspectors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 90,730 people working as construction and building inspectors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,550. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today.
Idaho Falls lies in Bonneville county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Idaho Falls area has 49,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,260 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Utah Valley University ends up costing a student $12,546/yr.