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Total crime 9%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 1%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSandpoint/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime201n/a (estimate)2,2651,4432,489
Murder1n/a11.32.05.0
Rape1n/a11.345.342.6
Robbery1n/a11.38.781.6
Assault13n/a146.5167.9250.2
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)180224379
Burglary59n/a664.9219.7340.5
Theft116n/a1,307.3911.81,549.5
Vehicle theft10n/a112.787.9219.9
Property crime185n/a (estimate)2,0851,2202,110

Key findings

  • Sandpoint crime rates are 9% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sandpoint are 52% lower than the national average
  • In Sandpoint you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sandpoint is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sandpoint has increased by 58%

Sandpoint crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sandpoint (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sandpoint, Idaho is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sandpoint are 1.57 times more than the Idaho average and 1.10 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Sandpoint are 1.24 times less than than Idaho and 2.10 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sandpoint are 1.71 times more than than Idaho and 1.01 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Sandpoint (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Idaho and all other cities across the US, is Sandpoint safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Sandpoint is safer than 38% of other cities in the state of Idaho. In addition, Sandpoint is safer than 46% 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 Sandpoint. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Sandpoint is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sandpoint

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sandpoint is 1 in 555
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sandpoint is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sandpoint is 1 in 45
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sandpoint? In Sandpoint, ID you have a 1 in 555 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 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sandpoint.

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

      Determining whether Sandpoint is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Sandpoint violent crime rates have decreased by 6%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 69% year over year. Total crimes for Sandpoint has increased by 58% in the same time frame.

      Sandpoint police department

      ItemSandpointIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)261,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.52.43.3
      There are a total of 26 Sandpoint police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.1% greater than the Idaho average and 8% greater 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
      Hope, ID4491493583
      Dover, ID709147803950
      East Hope, ID180150818969
      Kootenai, ID9342471,3431,589
      Priest River, ID1,6393211,6061,927
      Ponderay, ID9651754,4544,629
      Sandpoint, ID7,6981802,0852,265

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Meadow Lakes, AK7,6948973,0133,911
      Oakdale, LA7,6937214,1514,871
      Long Branch, VA7,69273576649
      Blandon, PA7,7042411,1041,345
      Butner, NC7,6924211,4401,861
      Sandpoint, ID7,6981802,0852,265
      Source: The Sandpoint, ID crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.