Fort Madison, IA
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The crime rate in Fort Madison is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Fort Madison is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Fort Madison is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Iowa, Fort Madison has a crime rate that is higher than 96% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Fort Madison to other communities of similar population, then Fort Madison crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Fort Madison does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fort Madison 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 Fort Madison.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Fort Madison 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 Fort Madison; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 325. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fort Madison's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Fort Madison a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Fort Madison is one in 30.

Fort Madison Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Fort Madison Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

33

357

390

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.08

33.31

36.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Madison 3.08
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 325

in Fort Madison

1 in 350

in Iowa
Fort Madison VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,717
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Fort Madison 33.31
Iowa 20.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Fort Madison

1 in 49

in Iowa
Fort Madison Property CRIMES
Population: 10,717
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Fort Madison Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Madison 29
Iowa 15

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