Sandpoint, ID
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Sandpoint, 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

The crime rate in Sandpoint is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Sandpoint is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Sandpoint is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Idaho, Sandpoint has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Sandpoint, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Sandpoint than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1119, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sandpoint's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Sandpoint 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 Sandpoint is one in 37.

Sandpoint Crime Data

 

Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Sandpoint Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

213

220

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.89

27.19

28.08

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sandpoint 0.89
Idaho 2.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,119

in Sandpoint

1 in 464

in Idaho

Sandpoint VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,835
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.89

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
Sandpoint 27.19
Idaho 17.44

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Sandpoint

1 in 57

in Idaho

Sandpoint Property CRIMES

Population: 7,835
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 168 3
Rate per 1,000 5.36 21.44 0.38

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

Sandpoint Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sandpoint 46
Idaho 25

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