Post Falls, ID
Crime Rates

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Post 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 Post 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 Post Falls is 1 in 54. Based on FBI crime data, Post Falls is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Idaho, Post Falls has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Post Falls compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Post 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 Post 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 Post 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 Post Falls.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Post 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 Post Falls; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 503. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Post Falls's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Post 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 Post Falls is one in 60.

Post Falls Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Post Falls Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Post Falls 1.99
Idaho 2.27

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 503

in Post Falls

1 in 440

in Idaho


Population: 34,691
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 5 57
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.20 0.14 1.64


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)

Post Falls 16.66
Idaho 14.61

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Post Falls

1 in 68

in Idaho

Post Falls Property CRIMES

Population: 34,691
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 77 472 29
Rate per 1,000 2.22 13.61 0.84

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

Post Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Post Falls 46
Idaho 23