Iowa
Crime



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Crime Rates for Iowa

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

Iowa Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9,230

66,855

76,085

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.93

21.25

24.19

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Iowa 2.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 341

in Iowa

Iowa VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,145,711
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 104 1,234 1,253 6,639
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.39 0.40 2.11

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Iowa 21.25

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Iowa

Iowa Property CRIMES

Population: 3,145,711
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15,078 46,198 5,579
Rate per 1,000 4.79 14.69 1.77

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Iowa 16