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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 23%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePost Falls/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime647n/a (estimate)1,8951,6892,580
Murder0n/a0.02.05.0
Rape7n/a20.545.142.6
Robbery5n/a14.611.486.2
Assault57n/a166.9168.6246.8
Violent crime69n/a (estimate)202227381
Burglary77n/a225.5281.6376.0
Theft472n/a1,382.41,067.81,594.6
Vehicle theft29n/a84.9112.0228.9
Property crime578n/a (estimate)1,6931,4612,200

Key findings

  • Post Falls crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Post Falls are 47% lower than the national average
  • In Post Falls you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Post Falls is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Post Falls has decreased by 23%

Post Falls crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Post Falls (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Post Falls for every 100,000 residents. The Post Falls total amount of daily crime is 1.12 times more than the Idaho average and 1.36 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Post Falls, is 1.12 times less than the Idaho average, and it is 1.88 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Post Falls has a daily crime average that is 1.16 times more than the Idaho average and 1.30 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Post Falls (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Idaho and all other cities across the US, is Post Falls safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Post Falls is safer than 50% of other cities in the state of Idaho. In addition, Post Falls is safer than 52% 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 Post Falls. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Post Falls is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Post Falls

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Post Falls is 1 in 495
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Post Falls is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Post Falls is 1 in 53
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Post Falls, Idaho you have a 1 in 495 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Post Falls.

      Year Over Year Crime In Post Falls (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Post Falls is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Post Falls has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Post Falls has decreased by 25% year over year. The number of total crimes in Post Falls has decreased by 23% year over year.

      Post Falls police department

      ItemPost FallsIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)671,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
      There are a total of 67 Post Falls police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.8% less than the Idaho average and 27.2% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dalton Gardens, ID2,35639253292
      Hayden Lake, ID73192590682
      Rockford Bay, ID27292590682
      Fernan Lake Village, ID15292590682
      Rathdrum, ID7,357591,1051,164
      Liberty Lake, WA8,566971,2171,314
      Hayden, ID13,9161921,2361,428
      Post Falls, ID30,1572021,6931,895

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Texarkana, AR30,1556604,1454,805
      Kahului, HI30,1643173,6503,967
      Needham, MA30,16751461512
      Madison Heights, MI30,1682961,4451,741
      Princeton, NJ30,16835703738
      Post Falls, ID30,1572021,6931,895
      Source: The Post Falls, 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.