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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 29%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIdaho Falls/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,166n/a (estimate)1,8921,6892,580
Murder0n/a0.02.05.0
Rape43n/a69.845.142.6
Robbery12n/a19.511.486.2
Assault151n/a245.0168.6246.8
Violent crime206n/a (estimate)334227381
Burglary282n/a457.5281.6376.0
Theft597n/a968.51,067.81,594.6
Vehicle theft81n/a131.4112.0228.9
Property crime960n/a (estimate)1,5571,4612,200

Key findings

  • Idaho Falls crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Idaho Falls are 12% lower than the national average
  • In Idaho Falls you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Idaho Falls is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Idaho Falls has decreased by 14%

Idaho Falls crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Idaho Falls (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Idaho Falls, ID per 100,000 people. In Idaho Falls, the total number of daily crimes is 1.12 times more than the Idaho average and 1.36 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Idaho Falls is 1.47 times more than the Idaho average and 1.14 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Idaho Falls has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Idaho average and 1.41 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Idaho Falls (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Idaho and all other cities across the US, is Idaho Falls safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Idaho Falls is safer than 31% of other cities in the state of Idaho. In addition, Idaho Falls is safer than 39% 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 Idaho Falls. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Idaho Falls is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Idaho Falls

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Idaho Falls is 1 in 300
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Idaho Falls is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Idaho Falls is 1 in 53
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Idaho Falls, Idaho? If you reside in Idaho Falls, then there is a 1 in 300 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 65. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Idaho Falls.

      Year Over Year Crime In Idaho Falls (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Idaho Falls is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Idaho Falls violent crime rates have decreased by 6%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Idaho Falls has decreased by 14% in the same time frame.

      Idaho Falls police department

      ItemIdaho FallsIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1281,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.43.3
      There are a total of 128 Idaho Falls police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.5% less than the Idaho average and 32.2% 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
      Lincoln, ID2,80898628725
      Iona, ID2,26698629727
      Ucon, ID1,25199635734
      Rigby, ID4,0281471,0301,178
      Shelley, ID4,372451,4051,451
      Ammon, ID14,7672061,3251,530
      Lewisville, ID4512621,6831,945
      Idaho Falls, ID58,9333341,5571,892

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Huntington Park, CA58,9217283,0553,783
      San Rafael, CA58,9484342,8613,294
      Chapel Hill, NC59,0051741,1471,321
      Royal Oak, MI58,82394810904
      Port Orange, FL58,780392,1762,215
      Idaho Falls, ID58,9333341,5571,892
      Source: The Idaho Falls, 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.