Idaho Falls, ID
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Idaho Falls, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Idaho Falls is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Idaho Falls is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Idaho Falls is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Idaho, Idaho Falls has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Idaho Falls has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Idaho Falls is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Idaho Falls 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 Idaho Falls.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Idaho Falls 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 Idaho Falls; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 299. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Idaho Falls's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Idaho Falls 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 Idaho Falls is one in 64.

Idaho Falls Crime Data

 

Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Idaho Falls Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

206

960

1,166

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.35

15.60

18.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Idaho Falls 3.35
Idaho 2.27

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 299

in Idaho Falls

1 in 440

in Idaho

Idaho Falls VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 61,535
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 43 12 151
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.70 0.20 2.45

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Idaho Falls 15.60
Idaho 14.61

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in Idaho Falls

1 in 68

in Idaho

Idaho Falls Property CRIMES

Population: 61,535
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 282 597 81
Rate per 1,000 4.58 9.70 1.32

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Idaho Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Idaho Falls 51
Idaho 23