Hiawatha, IA
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Hiawatha is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (66%) and also has a lower crime rate than 35% 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 Hiawatha is one in 91 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.

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

For Hiawatha, 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 Hiawatha than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1440, 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 Hiawatha 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 Hiawatha than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 97.

Hiawatha Crime Data

 
Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Hiawatha Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

74

79

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.69

10.28

10.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hiawatha 0.69
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,440

in Hiawatha

1 in 350

in Iowa
Hiawatha VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,199
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.56
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
Hiawatha 10.28
Iowa 20.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 97

in Hiawatha

1 in 49

in Iowa
Hiawatha Property CRIMES
Population: 7,199
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 49 2
Rate per 1,000 3.19 6.81 0.28
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

Hiawatha Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hiawatha 19
Iowa 15

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