The likelihood of becoming a victim of violent or property crime in Boise is 1 in 53. According to FBI crime data, Boise is not one of the safest communities in America. In relation to Idaho, Boise has a crime rate greater than 85% of cities and towns of all sizes in the state. Ads help us keep CrimeGrade free to use. Considering crime rate alone, the Boise metropolitan area is safer than the Idaho state average and safer than the national average.
The city is one of the safest in the state. Idaho has one of the lowest crime rates in the country. In the West, only Utah's crime rate was lower according to data from the Idaho State Police Department. The crime rate is low in Boise.
Tourists can visit here the Idaho State Capitol, Julia Davis Park, the Idaho Botanical Garden, the Basque Museum and the Cultural Center and many others.