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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

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 17 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 60. 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 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Jerome compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Jerome with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Jerome'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 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 286. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Jerome; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Jerome Crime Data

 

Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Jerome Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

157

199

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.50

13.09

16.59

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.5
2.24
National Median: 4
    Jerome
    Idaho

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 286

in Jerome

1 in 447

in Idaho

Jerome VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,994
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 17 0 24
Rate per 1,000 0.08 1.42 0.00 2.00

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
13.09
12.19
National Median: 21
    Jerome
    Idaho

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 76

in Jerome

1 in 82

in Idaho

Jerome Property CRIMES

Population: 11,994
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 119 8
Rate per 1,000 2.50 9.92 0.67

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Jerome Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
36
20
National Median: 28.3
    Jerome
    Idaho

Zip Codes in Jerome, ID