Reported Annual Crime In Pocatello

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePocatello/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,852n/a (estimate)3,3791,8622,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePocatello/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.81.95.3
Rape13n/a23.741.241.7
Robbery9n/a16.411.498.0
Assault220n/a401.4172.0248.9
Violent crime243n/a (estimate)443226383
Burglary295n/a538.2329.4430.4
Theft1,194n/a2,178.31,181.11,694.4
Vehicle theft120n/a218.9125.0237.4
Property crime1,609n/a (estimate)2,9351,6352,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Pocatello, ID is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 81% higher than the average of crimes committed in Idaho. It is also 23% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Pocatello, ID shows a crime rate that is 96% higher than the Idaho average. The crime rate is also 16% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Pocatello, ID is shown to be 79% higher than the Idaho average and 24% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pocatello is 23% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.26 daily crimes that occur in Pocatello.
  • Pocatello is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pocatello you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pocatello has not changed.

Compare Pocatello, ID Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Pocatello (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Pocatello, ID on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Idaho. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Pocatello, ID (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Idaho state wide, are 1.81 times more than the state average and 1.23 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Pocatello, ID on a daily bases are 1.96 times more than than Idaho average and 1.16 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Pocatello, ID are 1.79 times more than the daily state average and 1.24 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Pocatello (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Idaho and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Pocatello, ID? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pocatello, ID has been ranked safer than 2% of other cities in the state of Idaho. In addition, Pocatello, ID is safer than 22% 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 Pocatello, ID. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pocatello, ID is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pocatello

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pocatello is 1 in 226
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pocatello is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pocatello is 1 in 30
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Pocatello, ID? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Pocatello, ID, then there is a 1 in 226 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 35. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pocatello, ID.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pocatello, ID is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Pocatello, ID has increased by 22%, the amount of property crime in Pocatello, ID has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Pocatello, ID has not changed year to year.

Pocatello police department

ItemPocatelloIdahoNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1301,868558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
There are a total of 130 Pocatello police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.3% less than the Idaho average and 27.5% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Idaho

StateTotal offendersIdaho /100KNational /100K
Idaho3,969268222
There are a total of 3,969 sex offenders in Idaho. This yields a total of 268 sex offenders in Idaho per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tyhee, ID1,06659423482
Fort Hall, ID3,6171451,0511,197
Chubbuck, ID14,3262291,6591,888
Inkom, ID8612701,9552,225
Arbon Valley, ID6912832,0502,334
Pocatello, ID54,5924432,9353,379

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greenwood, IN54,5645183,2393,758
Mount Prospect, IL54,552461,0471,093
Normal, IL54,5342351,9072,142
Dublin, CA54,5231371,9202,057
Rosemead, CA54,5073172,4302,747
Pocatello, ID54,5924432,9353,379
Source: The Pocatello, ID crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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