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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 6%
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 peopleGarden City/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime321n/a (estimate)2,6681,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.02.05.0
Rape7n/a58.245.342.6
Robbery3n/a24.98.781.6
Assault43n/a357.4167.9250.2
Violent crime53n/a (estimate)440224379
Burglary50n/a415.5219.7340.5
Theft203n/a1,687.0911.81,549.5
Vehicle theft15n/a124.787.9219.9
Property crime268n/a (estimate)2,2271,2202,110

Key findings

  • Garden City crime rates are 7% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Garden City are 16% higher than the national average
  • In Garden City you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Garden City is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Garden City has decreased by 26%

Garden City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Garden City (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Garden City on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Idaho and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Garden City (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Idaho, are 1.85 times more than the state average and 1.07 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Garden City on a daily basis are 1.97 times more than than Idaho average and 1.16 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Garden City are 1.83 times more than the daily state average and 1.06 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Garden City (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Garden City, Idaho compared to other areas of Idaho, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Garden City safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Garden City is safer than 3% of Idaho cities, and 24% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Idaho, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Garden City. At this time, Garden City sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Garden City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Garden City is 1 in 228
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Garden City is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Garden City is 1 in 38
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Garden City? If you reside in Garden City, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 228. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 45 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Garden City, is 1 in 38.

      Year Over Year Crime In Garden City (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Garden City, Idaho (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Garden City has decreased by 35%, the amount of property crime in Garden City has decreased by 24%, and the total amount of crime in Garden City has decreased by 26% year over year.

      Garden City police department

      ItemGarden CityIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)351,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.12.43.3
      There are a total of 35 Garden City police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.2% greater than the Idaho average and 4.7% 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
      Hidden Springs, ID2,47435191227
      Robie Creek, ID1,57044242286
      Eagle, ID22,71194512606
      Star, ID7,255154839994
      Meridian, ID88,2471591,0681,228
      Kuna, ID17,0152661,4491,715
      Boise, ID218,6772811,5791,860
      Garden City, ID11,4234402,2272,668

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pennsville, NJ11,4212691,7352,004
      Ocean City, NJ11,430552,9473,001
      Peru, IN11,4154922,6153,108
      Somerset, KY11,4153042,2402,544
      Summit, IL11,4094821,5622,044
      Garden City, ID11,4234402,2272,668
      Source: The Garden City, 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.