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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 8%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Bench/100k peopleBoise/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,3022,654 (estimate)1,8601,4432,489
Murder4n/a1.72.05.0
Rape164n/a70.945.342.6
Robbery44n/a19.08.781.6
Assault437n/a188.9167.9250.2
Violent crime649382 (estimate)281224379
Burglary470n/a203.2219.7340.5
Theft2,952n/a1,276.2911.81,549.5
Vehicle theft231n/a99.987.9219.9
Property crime3,6532,272 (estimate)1,5791,2202,110

Key findings

  • West Bench crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Bench are 1% higher than the national average
  • In West Bench you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Bench is safer than 21% of the cities in Idaho
  • Year over year crime in Boise has decreased by 19%

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      Daily Crime In West Bench (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Bench

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Bench is 1 in 262
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Bench is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Bench is 1 in 38

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

      Boise police department

      ItemWest BenchBoiseIdaho
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3631,868
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.72.4

      Sex offenders in Idaho

      StateTotal offendersIdaho /100KNational /100K
      Idaho4,932333266
      There are a total of 4,932 sex offenders in Idaho. This yields a total of 333 sex offenders in Idaho per 100,000 residents which is 25% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hidden Springs, ID2,47435191227
      Robie Creek, ID1,57044242286
      Eagle, ID22,71194512606
      Star, ID7,255154839994
      Meridian, ID88,2471591,0681,228
      Kuna, ID17,0152661,4491,715
      Nampa, ID87,8963121,7992,111
      Boise, ID218,6772811,5791,860

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Richmond, VA216,7734633,4993,962
      San Bernardino, CA214,5811,3194,1905,509
      Des Moines, IA212,8597124,0914,803
      Birmingham, AL212,4241,9126,3148,226
      Spokane, WA212,0786905,9196,609
      Boise, ID218,6772811,5791,860
      Source: The West Bench, Boise, ID crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.