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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 18%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCaldwell/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,200n/a (estimate)2,0711,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.05.0
Rape18n/a31.145.342.6
Robbery3n/a5.28.781.6
Assault182n/a314.1167.9250.2
Violent crime203n/a (estimate)350224379
Burglary154n/a265.8219.7340.5
Theft718n/a1,239.2911.81,549.5
Vehicle theft125n/a215.787.9219.9
Property crime997n/a (estimate)1,7211,2202,110

Key findings

  • Caldwell crime rates are 17% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Caldwell are 8% lower than the national average
  • In Caldwell you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Caldwell is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Caldwell has decreased by 16%

Caldwell crime map

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The Caldwell crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Caldwell as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Caldwell crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Caldwell (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Caldwell, Idaho is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Caldwell are 1.43 times more than the Idaho average and 1.20 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Caldwell are 1.57 times more than than Idaho and 1.08 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Caldwell are 1.41 times more than than Idaho and 1.23 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Caldwell (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Idaho and all other cities across the US, is Caldwell safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Caldwell is safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Idaho. In addition, Caldwell is safer than 34% 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 Caldwell. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Caldwell is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Caldwell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Caldwell is 1 in 286
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Caldwell is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Caldwell is 1 in 49
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Caldwell, Idaho? If you reside in Caldwell, then there is a 1 in 286 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 59. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 49 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Caldwell.

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

      A good indicator of whether Caldwell is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Caldwell has increased by 7%, while the property crime rate in Caldwell has decreased by 20% year over year. The number of total crimes in Caldwell has decreased by 16% year over year.

      Caldwell police department

      ItemCaldwellIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)751,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.43.3
      There are a total of 75 Caldwell police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.8% less than the Idaho average and 51.2% less than the National average.

      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
      Greenleaf, ID1,530105571676
      Marsing, ID1,536114621734
      Wilder, ID1,405119649768
      Homedale, ID2,593133727860
      Star, ID7,255154839994
      Middleton, ID6,4161318931,024
      Meridian, ID88,2471591,0681,228
      Caldwell, ID50,2883501,7212,071

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rowland Heights, CA50,2814622,4422,904
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21952829880
      Charleston, WV50,2102141,0711,285
      Burien, WA50,1873443,3293,673
      Coral Gables, FL50,533972,6062,703
      Caldwell, ID50,2883501,7212,071
      Source: The Caldwell, 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.