Harlan, IA
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Harlan, 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

Harlan is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (86%) and also has a lower crime rate than 66% of the communities in Iowa, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Harlan is one in 156 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Harlan, and we found that the crime rate in Harlan is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Harlan 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 Harlan 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 Harlan.

For Harlan, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Harlan than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1667, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Harlan 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 Harlan than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 172.

Harlan Crime Data

 

Crime Index

86

(100 is safest)


Safer than 86% of U.S. Cities

Harlan Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

29

32

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.60

5.80

6.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Harlan 0.60
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,667

in Harlan

1 in 350

in Iowa

Harlan VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,002
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
Harlan 5.80
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 172

in Harlan

1 in 49

in Iowa

Harlan Property CRIMES

Population: 5,002
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

Harlan Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Harlan 7
Iowa 15

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