Blackfoot, ID
Crime Rates

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Blackfoot, ID crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Blackfoot is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Blackfoot is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Blackfoot is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Idaho, Blackfoot has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Blackfoot to other communities of similar population, then Blackfoot crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Blackfoot does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Blackfoot does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Blackfoot.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Blackfoot occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Blackfoot; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 270. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Blackfoot experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Blackfoot's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Blackfoot a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Blackfoot is one in 33.

Blackfoot Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Blackfoot Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Blackfoot 3.70
Idaho 2.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 270

in Blackfoot

1 in 434

in Idaho


Population: 11,890
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 9 0 33
Rate per 1,000 0.17 0.76 0.00 2.78


Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Blackfoot 30.36
Idaho 17.44

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Blackfoot

1 in 57

in Idaho

Blackfoot Property CRIMES

Population: 11,890
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 91 248 22
Rate per 1,000 7.65 20.86 1.85

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Blackfoot Crimes Per Square Mile

Blackfoot 67
Idaho 26

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