Post Falls, ID
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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 26 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 39. 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 86% 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Post Falls's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Post Falls is one in 621.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Post Falls's rate for property crime is 24 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 41.

Post Falls Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Post Falls Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

49

734

783

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.61

24.10

25.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Post Falls 1.61
Idaho 2.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 621

in Post Falls

1 in 464

in Idaho
Post Falls VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 30,453
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 6 36
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.20 1.18
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
Post Falls 24.10
Idaho 17.44
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Post Falls

1 in 57

in Idaho
Post Falls Property CRIMES
Population: 30,453
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 107 601 26
Rate per 1,000 3.51 19.74 0.85
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

Post Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Post Falls 55
Idaho 25