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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 peopleKellogg/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime29n/a (estimate)1,1871,1682,324
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)409241370
Vehicle theft1n/a40.991.2282.7
Property crime19n/a (estimate)7789271,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Kellogg, ID

The Kellogg crime rates are 48.9% lower than the national average. There are two main categories of crime - violent crime and property crime. Violent crime consists of murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. There were a total of 10 violent crimes in Kellogg (409 per 100,000 people), which is 10.7% higher than the national average and there were a total of 19 property crimes (778 per 100,000 residents) which is 60.2% lower than average.

Kellogg exhibits a violent crime rate that closely echoes the national average reported by all cities, with 409 incidents per 100,000 people, in line with the nationwide figure of 370. This uniformity underscores Kellogg as a community where safety standards align seamlessly with the broader national context, delivering residents a steadfast and dependable sense of security.

In the latest reported crime year, Kellogg 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 Kellogg?

AreaVibes conducted surveys inquiring about the safety perception of Kellogg residents. Out of the respondents (5 in total), 40% expressed a strong sense of security, believing that crime rates in Kellogg were low, and they felt comfortable walking alone at night. Conversely, 60% held a contrasting viewpoint, expressing concerns about safety in the area and feeling uncomfortable walking alone during the nighttime hours.

Is Kellogg a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Kellogg, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Kellogg presents a total crime rate that is 49% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Kellogg experiences an average of 0.08 daily crimes, comprising 0.03 violent incidents and 0.05 property-related offenses. This evaluation offers a comprehensive understanding of the safety landscape, aiding individuals in making informed decisions when considering relocation.

Has Crime in Kellogg Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows us to analyze short-term trends in crime activity. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, we can identify patterns and shifts in Kellogg crime rates. This information can be invaluable for residents looking to make informed decisions on where to live. When comparing the most recent year to the previous year, total crime in Kellogg has decreased by 25.6% year over year. Violent crime has increased by 42.9% and property crime has decreased by 40.6%.

Potential Causes for Crime in Kellogg

High population density areas are often large urban centers with diverse economic opportunities. These areas can exacerbate income inequality, with pockets of poverty existing alongside affluence. Areas with economic disparities may experience higher property crimes and, in some cases, violent crimes. On the other hand, areas with low population density tend to see lower Kellogg crime rates. The population density in Kellogg is 558.9 people per square mile, while the national average is 90.6 people per square mile.

In Kellogg, 82.7% of residents have successfully graduated from high school, whereas the national average stands at 83%. The educational makeup of any city can exert a significant influence on crime rates. Typically, higher levels of educational attainment are associated with reduced crime rates, as they furnish individuals with improved employment prospects and viable alternatives to engaging in criminal activities. Conversely, communities characterized by lower educational achievement often grapple with higher crime rates, as limited opportunities may drive individuals towards criminal behavior.

High cost of living can lead to economic stress for individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. When people struggle to make ends meet due to high housing costs, healthcare expenses, or other basic necessities, they may be more inclined to engage in criminal activities, such as theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. On the flipside, cities that have a lower cost of living, could see a reduced crime rate. In Kellogg, the cost of living is 9.71% lower than the national average.

Kellogg crime map

The Kellogg crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Kellogg 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 Kellogg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Kellogg 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

      • Kellogg crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Kellogg are 11% higher than the national average
      • In Kellogg you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Kellogg is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Kellogg has decreased by 35%

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        Daily Crime In Kellogg (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kellogg

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kellogg is 1 in 245
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kellogg is 1 in 129
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Kellogg is 1 in 85

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

        Kellogg police department

        Item Kellogg Idaho National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)81,868558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

        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.

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        Pinehurst, ID1,65556280336
        Osburn, ID1,552120299419
        Wardner, ID2422529681,220
        Wallace, ID1,0762991,1521,451
        Smelterville, ID5493701,4221,792
        Kellogg, ID2,2214097781,187

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        Kellogg, ID2,2214097781,187
        Source: The Kellogg, 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.