Reported Annual Crime In Preston

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 peoplePreston/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)8131,6892,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePreston/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.0
Rape4n/a73.945.142.6
Robbery0n/a0.011.486.2
Assault3n/a55.4168.6246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)129227381
Burglary12n/a221.8281.6376.0
Theft23n/a425.11,067.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a37.0112.0228.9
Property crime37n/a (estimate)6841,4612,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Preston, ID. All reported Preston, ID crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Preston, ID overall crime rate is 52% lower than in comparison to the Idaho average; and is also 68% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Preston, ID, the rate is 43% lower than compared to the Idaho average, and 66% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Preston, ID comes in at 53% lower than to the average seen in Idaho, and 69% lower than the overall national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Preston is 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.23 daily crimes that occur in Preston.
  • Preston is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Preston you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Preston has decreased by 48%.

Compare Preston, ID Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Preston (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Preston, ID per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Idaho as well as national figures. In Preston, ID the total number of daily crimes is 2.08 times less than the Idaho average and 3.17 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Preston, ID are 1.76 times less than the Idaho average and 2.94 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Preston, ID has a daily crime rate that is 2.14 times less than the Idaho average and 3.22 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Preston (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in the Preston, ID area in comparison to other Idaho communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Preston, ID being safer than 56% of cities in Idaho and 66% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Idaho cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Preston, ID. In conclusion, Preston, ID now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Preston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Preston is 1 in 774
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Preston is 1 in 147
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Preston is 1 in 123
      Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Preston, ID? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Preston, ID your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 774. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 147 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Preston, ID is 1 in 123.

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

      Determining whether Preston, ID is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Preston, ID has increased by 68% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 54% year over year. Total crimes for Preston, ID has decreased by 48% in the same time frame.

      Preston police department

      ItemPrestonIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)71,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.43.3
      There are a total of 7 Preston police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.4% less than the Idaho average and 59.1% 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
      Richmond, UT2,5461111,1311,242
      Lewiston, UT2,0771181,2081,326
      Dayton, ID5012721,7512,023
      Weston, ID4892791,7942,073
      Clifton, ID4152791,7952,074
      Franklin, ID6142911,8702,161
      Cove, UT3682602,6522,912
      Preston, ID5,252129684813

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centerport, NY5,251114468582
      Mount Arlington, NJ5,25117423440
      Hilmar-Irwin, CA5,2504672,4872,954
      Bluefield, VA5,2541304,7154,844
      White City, UT5,2552122,1662,378
      Preston, ID5,252129684813
      Source: The Preston, 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.