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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHomedale/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57n/a (estimate)1,8421,1682,324
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)485241370
Vehicle theft7n/a226.291.2282.7
Property crime42n/a (estimate)1,3579271,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Homedale, ID

Crime is typically categorized into two main types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. Based on the most recent report, the Homedale crime rate is lower than the national average by 20.8%. Specifically, there were 15 violent crimes in Homedale, equivalent to 485 per 100,000 individuals, higher than the national average by 31.1%. Furthermore, Homedale recorded 42 property crimes, amounting to 1357 per 100,000 residents, which was lower than the average by 30.6%.

In the latest reported crime year, Homedale recorded zero homicides. This statistic potentially positions the city as a paragon of security, radiating a profound sense of safety for its residents. A low number of severe violent crimes instills a deep feeling of well-being among its community but also establishes a lofty benchmark for other locales aspiring to foster equally secure environments.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Homedale?

AreaVibes surveyed 5 local residents in Homedale to gauge the safety of the area. Based on the results, 80% of people answered that there was very little crime in Homedale and that they felt very comfortable walking alone at night. Another 20% of people responded that there was far too much crime and they would be hesitant to walk the streets alone at night. Keep in mind that the opinions of residents may vary depending on which area they live in.

Is Homedale a Safe Place to Live?

Determining whether Homedale is a place to live may not always yield a simple answer, given the city's varying safety levels across different areas. Nonetheless, comprehending the city's overall crime rate can be a valuable asset. In broad terms, Homedale has an overall crime rate that is 21% lower than the national average. When we take a look at crime on a daily basis, this translates into 0.16 daily occurrences, comprising 0.04 violent crimes and 0.12 property crimes. Scrutinizing these statistics provides a foundation for a more informed assessment of the suitability of Homedale as a potential place to establish residency.

Potential Causes for Crime in Homedale

In Homedale, the poverty rate currently stands at 22.4%, which contrasts with the national average of 15.1%. It's essential to recognize that the economic status of a city's inhabitants could be a pivotal factor influencing crime stats. Communities grappling with high poverty rates and income inequality are often susceptible to elevated crime levels, as some individuals may turn to unlawful activities to fulfill their essential needs. While lower poverty rates could lead to a reduction in Homedale crime rates.

The educational level achieved in any given city can influence crime rates significantly. Greater educational achievement is frequently associated with decreased crime rates, as it offers individuals improved job prospects and alternatives to engaging in crime related activities. Conversely, lower educational attainment rates tend to coincide with elevated crime rates. In Homedale, 58.6% of residents have successfully graduated from high school, in contrast to the national average where 83% have achieved high school graduation.

In Homedale, the average rental rates are $728 per month, compared to the national average of $949. Rapid increases in rental costs can lead to neighborhood instability as residents are forced to move frequently in search of more affordable housing. This transience can weaken community bonds and hinder the establishment of social support networks, which can indirectly contribute to crime. While affordable rent and areas with higher income per capita, allow for long term renters and community bonds to the formed, therefore reducing crime rates on the long term.

Homedale crime map

The Homedale crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Homedale as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Homedale crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Homedale crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Homedale crime rates are 21% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Homedale are 31% higher than the national average
      • In Homedale you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Homedale is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Homedale has increased by 128%

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        Daily Crime In Homedale (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Homedale

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Homedale is 1 in 207
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Homedale is 1 in 74
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Homedale is 1 in 55

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

        Homedale police department

        Item Homedale Idaho National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)51,868558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.43.3
        There are a total of 5 Homedale police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22% less than the Idaho average and 41.6% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Idaho

        State Total offenders Idaho /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Greenleaf, ID1,123113434547
        Marsing, ID1,379123472594
        Parma, ID1,990132507638
        Wilder, ID1,7403491,0471,395
        Notus, ID5943341,2841,617
        Caldwell, ID56,7344441,3071,751
        Adrian, OR2245054,3324,837
        Homedale, ID2,6884851,3571,842

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        Aspinwall, PA2,68750262312
        Homedale, ID2,6884851,3571,842
        Source: The Homedale, ID crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.