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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 7%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelba/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,371 (estimate)1,6892,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a45.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a11.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a168.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)319 (estimate)227381
Burglaryn/an/an/a281.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,067.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a112.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,052 (estimate)1,4612,200

Key findings

  • Melba crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Melba are 16% lower than the national average
  • In Melba you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Melba is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Melba has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Melba (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melba

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melba is 1 in 314
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melba is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Melba is 1 in 43

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

      Melba police department

      ItemMelbaIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      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.

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      Marsing, ID1,536115743859
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      Nampa, ID87,8962812,5412,822
      Melba, ID5423192,0522,371

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      Boyd, WI5423812,0162,397
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      Melba, ID5423192,0522,371
      Source: The Melba, 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.