Reported Annual Crime In Boise

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoise/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,656n/a (estimate)2,5841,9592,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoise/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.51.94.9
Rape151n/a69.041.938.6
Robbery44n/a20.111.6101.9
Assault480n/a219.3160.1237.8
Violent crime676n/a (estimate)309216373
Burglary668n/a305.2370.0491.4
Theft4,044n/a1,847.91,260.71,775.4
Vehicle theft268n/a122.5113.1220.2
Property crime4,980n/a (estimate)2,2761,7442,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Boise, ID for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Boise, ID is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Boise, ID crime rates are 32% higher than in comparison to the Idaho mean and are 10% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Boise, ID has a rate that is 43% higher than the Idaho average; compared to the United States, it is 17% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Boise, ID is 30% higher than its state's mean, and 9% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boise is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.08 daily crimes that occur in Boise.
  • Boise is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boise you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boise has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Boise (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Boise, ID per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Idaho as well as national figures. In Boise, ID the total number of daily crimes is 1.32 times more than the Idaho average and 1.11 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Boise, ID are 1.43 times more than the Idaho average and 1.21 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Boise, ID has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Idaho average and 1.09 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Boise (higher is better)

How safe is Boise, ID compared to other cities in Idaho and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Boise, ID is safer than 23% of the cities in Idaho and 38% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Idaho and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Boise, ID. Overall, Boise, ID is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boise

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boise is 1 in 324
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boise is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boise is 1 in 39
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Boise, ID? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Boise, ID, then there is a 1 in 324 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 44. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 39 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Boise, ID.

Year Over Year Crime In Boise (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Boise, ID is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Boise, ID has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Boise, ID has increased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Boise, ID has increased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Boise police department

ItemBoiseIdahoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3631,868556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.43.3
There are a total of 363 Boise police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.6% less than the Idaho average and 47.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Idaho

StateTotal offendersIdaho /100KNational /100K
Idaho3,969268222
There are a total of 3,969 sex offenders in Idaho. This yields a total of 268 sex offenders in Idaho per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hidden Spring, ID2,23834274307
Robie Creek, ID1,50944355399
Eagle, ID21,10291732823
Meridian, ID81,0251071,1581,265
Star, ID6,3791821,4671,649
Boise, ID211,6553092,2762,584

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Birmingham, AL211,7051,7466,3598,105
Richmond, VA211,0635163,9174,432
Rochester, NY210,4618763,9384,814
San Bernardino, CA213,0441,2464,8006,045
Spokane, WA210,1425227,5098,031
Boise, ID211,6553092,2762,584
Source: The Boise, ID crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.