Algona, IA
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Algona, IA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Algona is safer than 74% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Iowa, only on the order of 56% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Algona. If you live in Algona, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 109. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Algona has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Algona is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Algona does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Algona.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Algona occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Algona; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 365. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Algona is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Algona than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 156.

Algona Crime Data

 

Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Algona Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

35

50

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.74

6.40

9.14

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Algona 2.74
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 365

in Algona

1 in 350

in Iowa

Algona VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,470
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.55 0.00 2.19

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Algona 6.40
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 156

in Algona

1 in 49

in Iowa

Algona Property CRIMES

Population: 5,470
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 13 5
Rate per 1,000 3.11 2.38 0.91

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Algona Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Algona 11
Iowa 15

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