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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 14%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChallis/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,193 (estimate)1,6892,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a45.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a11.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a168.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)295 (estimate)227381
Burglaryn/an/an/a281.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,067.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a112.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,898 (estimate)1,4612,200

Key findings

  • Challis crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Challis are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Challis you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Challis is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Challis has increased by 26%

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The Challis crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Challis 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 Challis crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Challis (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Challis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Challis is 1 in 340
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Challis is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Challis is 1 in 46

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

      Challis police department

      ItemChallisIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      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
      Challis, ID8202951,8982,193

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Quogue, NY820141582723
      Mount Morris, PA8203601,7522,112
      Kansas, OK8206554,0414,696
      Clay City, IN8205202,9653,485
      Garibaldi, OR8203343,3753,708
      Challis, ID8202951,8982,193
      Source: The Challis, ID crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.