Idaho Falls, ID
Crime Rates


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Idaho Falls, ID crime analytics

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 30 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 33. 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 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Idaho Falls compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Idaho Falls with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Idaho Falls's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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 354. 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 27 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 37.

Idaho Falls Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Idaho Falls Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Idaho Falls 2.82
Idaho 2.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 354

in Idaho Falls

1 in 464

in Idaho
Population: 59,184
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 29 9 127
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.49 0.15 2.15
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Idaho Falls 27.12
Idaho 17.44
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Idaho Falls

1 in 57

in Idaho
Idaho Falls Property CRIMES
Population: 59,184
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 291 1,222 92
Rate per 1,000 4.92 20.65 1.55
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Idaho Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Idaho Falls 78
Idaho 25