Iowa Falls, IA
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The crime rate in Iowa Falls is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Iowa Falls is 1 in 41. Based on FBI crime data, Iowa Falls is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Iowa, Iowa Falls has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Iowa Falls to other communities of similar population, then Iowa Falls crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Iowa Falls 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 Iowa Falls 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 Iowa Falls.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Iowa Falls's violent crime rate is 1 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 Iowa Falls is one in 866.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Iowa Falls's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Iowa Falls 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 Iowa Falls is one in 43.

Iowa Falls Crime Data

 
Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Iowa Falls Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

121

127

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.15

23.29

24.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Iowa Falls 1.15
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 866

in Iowa Falls

1 in 350

in Iowa
Iowa Falls VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,195
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.77 0.00 0.38
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
Iowa Falls 23.29
Iowa 20.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Iowa Falls

1 in 49

in Iowa
Iowa Falls Property CRIMES
Population: 5,195
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 109 3
Rate per 1,000 1.73 20.98 0.58
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

Iowa Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Iowa Falls 23
Iowa 15

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