Reported Annual Crime In Pocatello

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePocatello/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,827n/a (estimate)3,3661,9592,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePocatello/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.81.94.9
Rape21n/a38.741.938.6
Robbery6n/a11.111.6101.9
Assault169n/a311.3160.1237.8
Violent crime197n/a (estimate)363216373
Burglary344n/a633.7370.0491.4
Theft1,183n/a2,179.21,260.71,775.4
Vehicle theft103n/a189.7113.1220.2
Property crime1,630n/a (estimate)3,0031,7442,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Pocatello, ID is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 72% higher than the average of crimes committed in Idaho. It is also 18% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Pocatello, ID shows a crime rate that is 68% higher than the Idaho average. The crime rate is also 3% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Pocatello, ID is shown to be 72% higher than the Idaho average and 21% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pocatello is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.22 daily crimes that occur in Pocatello.
  • Pocatello is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pocatello you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pocatello has increased by 14%.

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Compare Pocatello, ID Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Pocatello (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Pocatello, ID on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Idaho. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Pocatello, ID (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Idaho state wide, are 1.72 times more than the state average and 1.18 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Pocatello, ID on a daily bases are 1.68 times more than than Idaho average and 1.03 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Pocatello, ID are 1.72 times more than the daily state average and 1.21 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Pocatello (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Idaho and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Pocatello, ID? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pocatello, ID has been ranked safer than 11% of other cities in the state of Idaho. In addition, Pocatello, ID is safer than 29% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Idaho and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Pocatello, ID. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pocatello, ID is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pocatello

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pocatello is 1 in 276
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pocatello is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pocatello is 1 in 30
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Pocatello, 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 Pocatello, ID, then there is a 1 in 276 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 34. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pocatello, ID.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pocatello, ID is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Pocatello, ID has increased by 28%, the amount of property crime in Pocatello, ID has increased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in Pocatello, ID has increased by 14% year to year.

Pocatello police department

ItemPocatelloIdahoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1301,868556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
There are a total of 130 Pocatello police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.3% less than the Idaho average and 27.9% 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
Tyhee, ID1,13447382430
Fort Hall, ID3,3151381,1111,249
Inkom, ID9302431,9632,206
Arbon Valley, ID7302692,1752,445
Chubbuck, ID14,1171053,8984,003
Pocatello, ID54,4663633,0033,366

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Pocatello, ID54,4663633,0033,366
Source: The Pocatello, 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.