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Crime Report for Pocatello,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Pocatello, is 1.5 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Pocatello Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Pocatello, has a violent crime rate of 337 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 267 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Pocatello 337
ID 267
National 676

Pocatello, is in the 77% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 66% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 77% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Pocatello, or said another way, 23% of cities in have crime rates higher than Pocatello.


  Review crime rate data for Pocatello,

Crime Pocatello ID Nation
Violent Crime Total 336.7 267.3 676
Murder / NNH 1.8 0.9 6.5
Forcible Rape 67.3 43.4 31.1
Robbery Rate 20.0 21.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 247.5 201.5 315
Property Crime Total 3010.2 2700.8 3726.9
Burglary 473.2 506.5 812.3
Larceny Theft 2416.9 2069.6 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 120.1 124.7 382.3
Arson 20.0 19.8 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Pocatello, has a property crime rate of 3010.2 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2700.8 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Pocatello 3010.2
ID 2700.8
National 3727



Pocatello Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 77
National Percentile Rank - 62