How safe is Boise, ID?

It's not uncommon for Boiseans to leave their doors unlocked. Boise experiences below-average rates of both violent and property crime.

Crime Index

Index Score: 8.2 /10

How we calculate this.


Boise has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Boise, ID

235.0

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Boise
Honolulu, HI

246.0

Lower than average crime
Tulsa, OK

565.0

Higher than average crime
Fresno, CA

582.0

Higher than average crime
Boise, ID

1761.9

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Boise
Honolulu, HI

2774.0

Higher than average crime
Tulsa, OK

3431.0

Higher than average crime
Fresno, CA

3087.0

Higher than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.