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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 23%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMoscow/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime401n/a (estimate)1,5471,3552,346
Murder0n/a0.02.26.5
Rape1n/a3.945.538.4
Robbery3n/a11.69.573.9
Assault6n/a23.1185.3279.7
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)39243388
Burglary51n/a196.8204.2314.2
Theft330n/a1,273.3810.91,398.0
Vehicle theft10n/a38.696.7246.0
Property crime391n/a (estimate)1,5091,1121,958

Key findings

  • Moscow crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Moscow are 90% lower than the national average
  • In Moscow you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Moscow is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Moscow has increased by 14%

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

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      Daily Crime In Moscow (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Moscow, per 100,000 residents. In Moscow, the total number of daily crimes is 1.14 times more than the Idaho average and 1.52 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Moscow are 6.29 times less than the Idaho average and 10.05 times less than the national average. For property crime, Moscow has a daily crime rate that is 1.36 times more than the Idaho average and 1.30 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Moscow (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Moscow to every other city in Idaho, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Moscow safe? The gauges above illustrate that Moscow is safer than 63% of every city located within Idaho along with 67% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Idaho and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Moscow, ID is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Moscow

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Moscow is 1 in 2592
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Moscow is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Moscow is 1 in 65
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Moscow? If you reside in Moscow, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2592. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 67 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Moscow, is 1 in 65.

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

      Determining whether Moscow is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Moscow violent crime rates have increased by 44%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 14% year over year. Total crimes for Moscow has increased by 14% in the same time frame.

      Moscow police department

      ItemMoscowIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)421,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.43.3
      There are a total of 42 Moscow police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.9% less than the Idaho average and 46.7% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palouse, WA1,048000
      Pullman, WA32,176121789911
      Genesee, ID9512421,1081,351
      Troy, ID8882481,1341,382
      Onaway, ID1722571,1771,434
      Juliaetta, ID6022881,3171,605
      Potlatch, ID8352931,3421,636
      Moscow, ID24,855391,5091,547

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Collinsville, IL24,8552612,0132,274
      Coronado, CA24,852721,1241,196
      Galt, CA24,8482341,6561,891
      Elmwood Park, IL24,8452691,1081,377
      Austin, MN24,8412771,5911,868
      Moscow, ID24,855391,5091,547
      Source: The Moscow, ID crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.