Mountain Home, ID
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Mountain Home, ID crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Mountain Home has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mountain Home is 1 in 60. How does Mountain Home fare compared to other communities in Idaho of all population sizes? Mountain Home's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of Idaho communities.

How does the crime rate in Mountain Home compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Mountain Home with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Mountain Home'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 Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 361. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mountain Home; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mountain Home Crime Data

 

Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Mountain Home Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

192

230

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.77

13.98

16.75

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mountain Home 2.77
Idaho 2.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 361

in Mountain Home

1 in 464

in Idaho

Mountain Home VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,730
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 1 27
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.73 0.07 1.97

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
Mountain Home 13.98
Idaho 17.44

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 72

in Mountain Home

1 in 57

in Idaho

Mountain Home Property CRIMES

Population: 13,730
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 155 3
Rate per 1,000 2.48 11.29 0.22

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

Mountain Home Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mountain Home 36
Idaho 25

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