Total crime NAT. AVG.
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
Property 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 peopleKimberly/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime38n/a (estimate)7561,1682,324
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)119241370
Vehicle theft8n/a159.291.2282.7
Property crime32n/a (estimate)6379271,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Kimberly, ID

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Kimberly crime rate is 67.5% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Kimberly, there were 6 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 119 per 100,000 individuals, 67.7% lower than the national average. Additionally, Kimberly recorded 32 property crimes, amounting to 637 per 100,000 residents, 67.4% lower than the U.S. average.

Kimberly has a crime rate of 756, which is considerably less than the national average of 2324. This results in Kimberly being one of the safest places to live across the United States. The crime rate is based on the total number of violent and property crimes per 100,000 people.

Kimberly distinguishes itself with one of the lowest violent crime rates in the U.S., reporting a mere 119 violent crimes per 100,000 people. This achievement firmly establishes Kimberly among the safest cities in the nation, rendering it an alluring choice for those seeking a new place to call home.

In the most recently reported crime year, Kimberly registered zero reported homicides. This statistic not only designates the area as an exemplar of security but also emanates a profound sense of safety within its community. A minimal incidence of severe violent crime not only fosters a strong sense of well-being among residents but also sets a commendable standard for other regions aiming to cultivate similarly safe surroundings.

Property crime rates per 100,000 individuals have exhibited a consistent decrease of about 50% since 1990, with a minor upturn observed in recent years. According to the latest crime data, Kimberly maintains a property crime rate of 637 incidents per 100,000 people, significantly below the national average of 1954. This serves as a strong indication of the status of Kimberly as a secure and desirable place to reside, emphasizing its commitment to safety and well-being within the community.

Is Kimberly a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Kimberly is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Kimberly has a total crime rate that is 67% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 0.1 daily crimes (0.02 violent daily crimes and 0.09 daily property crimes) in Kimberly.

Has Crime in Kimberly Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Kimberly has increased by 2.7% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Kimberly is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has decreased by 14.3%, while property crime has increased by 6.7%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Kimberly.

Potential Causes for Crime in Kimberly

In Kimberly, 84.2% 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.

In Kimberly, the cost of living is 9.49% lower than the national average. A high cost of living can induce economic stress for locals, especially those with limited financial resources. When people grapple with soaring housing expenses, utility bills, healthcare costs, and other essential necessities, they may be driven towards criminal activities, including theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. Conversely, cities boasting a lower cost of living may mitigate economic pressures and potentially result in reduced crime rates.

Kimberly has an average rental rate of $829 per month, compared to the national average of $949. In areas with high rental costs, some individuals and families may be forced to live in overcrowded or substandard housing conditions. Overcrowding can lead to increased stress and tension, which may contribute to domestic disputes and related property or violent crimes. Addressing affordable housing and economic mobility can be important strategies for reducing crime in such areas.

Kimberly crime map

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

      • Kimberly crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Kimberly are 68% lower than the national average
      • In Kimberly you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Kimberly is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Kimberly has decreased by 13%

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        Daily Crime In Kimberly (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kimberly

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kimberly is 1 in 838
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kimberly is 1 in 158
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Kimberly is 1 in 133

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

        Kimberly police department

        Item Kimberly Idaho National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)61,868558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.43.3
        There are a total of 6 Kimberly police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.8% less than the Idaho average and 44.4% 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
        Hansen, ID1,327114440554
        Filer, ID2,84569900970
        Jerome, ID11,8243751,0391,413
        Murtaugh, ID973241,2451,569
        Eden, ID3743261,2541,580
        Hollister, ID3093291,2651,594
        Hazelton, ID8993371,2971,635
        Kimberly, ID3,977119637756

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
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        Coldwater, OH3,97664513577
        Holiday City South, NJ3,9761851,2901,475
        Madill, OK3,9781492,8032,952
        Fairway, KS3,975481,3191,367
        Kimberly, ID3,977119637756
        Source: The Kimberly, 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.