Jerome, ID
Crime Rates


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Jerome, 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 Jerome is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Jerome is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Jerome is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Idaho, Jerome has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Jerome to other communities of similar population, then Jerome crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Jerome 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 Jerome 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 Jerome.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Jerome 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 Jerome; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 269. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Jerome's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Jerome 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 Jerome is one in 52.

Jerome Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Jerome Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Jerome 3.71
Idaho 2.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 269

in Jerome

1 in 434

in Idaho


Population: 11,317
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 6 27
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.80 0.53 2.39


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)

Jerome 19.35
Idaho 17.44

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Jerome

1 in 57

in Idaho

Jerome Property CRIMES

Population: 11,317
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 46 155 18
Rate per 1,000 4.06 13.70 1.59

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

Jerome Crimes Per Square Mile

Jerome 47
Idaho 26

Zip Codes in Jerome, ID