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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 2%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSweetwater/100k peopleIdaho/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,489 (estimate)1,6892,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a45.142.6
Robberyn/an/an/a11.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a168.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)335 (estimate)227381
Burglaryn/an/an/a281.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,067.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a112.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,154 (estimate)1,4612,200

Key findings

  • Sweetwater crime rates are 4% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sweetwater are 12% lower than the national average
  • In Sweetwater you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sweetwater is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sweetwater has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Sweetwater (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sweetwater

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 299
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 41

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

      Sweetwater police department

      ItemSweetwaterIdahoNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,868558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      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.

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      Lapwai, ID1,202113725837
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      Culdesac, ID3593172,0412,358
      Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA6,5312802,6482,928
      Sweetwater, ID2053352,1542,489

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      Indian Beach, NC2051531,0081,160
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      Grand Lake, CO2053772,5382,915
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      Sweetwater, ID2053352,1542,489
      Source: The Sweetwater, 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.