Bettendorf, IA
Crime Rates


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Bettendorf, 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

Bettendorf has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bettendorf is 1 in 75. How does Bettendorf fare compared to other communities in Iowa of all population sizes? Bettendorf's crime rate is lower than approximately 28% of Iowa communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Bettendorf has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bettendorf 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 Bettendorf 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 Bettendorf.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bettendorf 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 Bettendorf; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 438. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Bettendorf 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 Bettendorf than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 91.

Bettendorf Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Bettendorf Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bettendorf 2.28
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 438

in Bettendorf

1 in 350

in Iowa


Population: 35,505
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 11 9 60
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.31 0.25 1.69


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)

Bettendorf 11.01
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Bettendorf

1 in 49

in Iowa

Bettendorf Property CRIMES

Population: 35,505
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 72 301 18
Rate per 1,000 2.03 8.48 0.51

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

Bettendorf Crimes Per Square Mile

Bettendorf 21
Iowa 15