Bloomfield, IA
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Bloomfield, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Bloomfield. With an annual crime rate of only 5 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 201. These crime statistics put Bloomfield in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 78% of the cities and towns in Iowa.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Bloomfield, and we found that the crime rate in Bloomfield is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Bloomfield is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bloomfield 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 Bloomfield.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bloomfield's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Bloomfield is one in 654.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Bloomfield compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Bloomfield is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Bloomfield is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Bloomfield Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Bloomfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bloomfield 1.53
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 654

in Bloomfield

1 in 350

in Iowa


Population: 2,617
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.38 0.00 1.15


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)

Bloomfield 3.44
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 291

in Bloomfield

1 in 49

in Iowa

Bloomfield Property CRIMES

Population: 2,617
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 7 0
Rate per 1,000 0.76 2.67 0.00

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

Bloomfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Bloomfield 6
Iowa 15

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