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Crime rate in Boise, Idaho (ID): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Boise, ID compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Boise, ID

The 2018 crime rate in Boise, ID was 197 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 67.3% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Boise crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Boise has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Boise, ID is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Boise:

197.4
Garden City:

341.1
Meridian:

116.3
Nampa:

243.3
Middleton:

76.4
Emmett:

101.4
Caldwell:

185.4
Idaho City:

150.4
Wilder:

44.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Boise by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(2.6)
6
(3.0)
10
(5.0)
1
(0.5)
7
(3.4)
3
(1.5)
1
(0.5)
1
(0.5)
3
(1.4)
4
(1.8)
1
(0.5)
6
(2.7)
2
(0.9)
1
(0.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
120
(61.5)
127
(64.1)
122
(61.3)
81
(39.8)
70
(33.9)
89
(43.2)
66
(31.7)
75
(35.4)
123
(57.4)
123
(56.9)
151
(69.0)
143
(64.8)
144
(63.8)
173
(75.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
86
(44.1)
111
(56.0)
68
(34.2)
64
(31.4)
62
(30.0)
58
(28.2)
59
(28.4)
64
(30.3)
45
(21.0)
57
(26.4)
44
(20.1)
51
(23.1)
51
(22.6)
51
(22.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
537
(275.4)
528
(266.4)
448
(225.0)
405
(198.8)
399
(193.3)
389
(188.9)
384
(184.7)
427
(201.8)
429
(200.2)
457
(211.3)
480
(219.3)
457
(207.0)
433
(191.9)
410
(178.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,358
(696.4)
1,165
(587.8)
1,018
(511.3)
1,105
(542.3)
1,046
(506.7)
888
(431.3)
809
(389.0)
913
(431.5)
825
(384.9)
693
(320.4)
668
(305.2)
732
(331.6)
736
(326.1)
638
(278.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,627
(2,885)
5,074
(2,560)
4,778
(2,400)
4,576
(2,246)
4,537
(2,198)
4,660
(2,263)
4,347
(2,090)
4,272
(2,019)
3,703
(1,728)
3,626
(1,677)
4,044
(1,848)
4,066
(1,842)
4,435
(1,965)
3,725
(1,625)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
499
(255.9)
377
(190.2)
379
(190.4)
215
(105.5)
174
(84.3)
159
(77.2)
172
(82.7)
157
(74.2)
213
(99.4)
192
(88.8)
268
(122.5)
336
(152.2)
346
(153.3)
264
(115.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
73
(37.4)
52
(26.2)
80
(40.2)
48
(23.6)
55
(26.6)
50
(24.3)
53
(25.5)
56
(26.5)
48
(22.4)
46
(21.3)
46
(21.0)
45
(20.4)
41
(18.2)
40
(17.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)307.3286.1261.3218.2211.7210.6189.3195.7199.0196.0211.1214.7211.7197.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 829 registered sex offenders living in Boise, Idaho as of January 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boise is 269 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Boise:

176.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Boise:

172.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Boise:

185.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Boise:

189.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Boise:

179.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Boise:

170.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Boise:

152.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Boise:

139.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Boise:

154.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Boise:

152.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Boise:

155.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Boise:

200.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Boise:

231.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Boise:

226.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Boise:

186.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Boise:

160.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Boise:

170.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Boise:

154.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Boise:

186.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Boise:

181.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Boise:

171.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Boise:

161.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Boise:

178.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Boise:

198.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Boise:

194.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Boise:

211.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Boise:

223.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Boise:

236.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Boise:

250.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Boise:

274.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Boise:

321.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Boise:

257.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Boise:

286.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Boise:

282.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 376 (292 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Idaho average:

1.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 375 (290 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Idaho average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 363 (272 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Idaho average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 361 (275 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Idaho average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 356 (259 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Idaho average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 366 (280 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Idaho average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 363 (283 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Idaho average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 353 (292 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Idaho average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 364 (296 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Idaho average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 358 (288 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Idaho average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 375 (302 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Idaho average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 378 (306 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Idaho average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 344 (268 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Idaho average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 337 (267 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Idaho average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 351 (268 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Idaho average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 342 (269 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Idaho average:

1.80

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Boise, ID
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 83616, 83634, 83642, 83646, 83702, 83703, 83704, 83705, 83706, 83709, 83712, 83713, 83714, 83716.