Northwood, IA
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Northwood, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Northwood is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 81% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Northwood is one in 133. Compared to communities within Iowa, Northwood‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 58% of the state's cities and towns.

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

For Northwood, 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 Northwood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1995, 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 Northwood 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 Northwood than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 143.

Northwood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

81

(100 is safest)


Safer than 81% of U.S. Cities

Northwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

14

15

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.50

7.02

7.52

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Northwood 0.50
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,995

in Northwood

1 in 350

in Iowa

Northwood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,995
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
Northwood 7.02
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 143

in Northwood

1 in 49

in Iowa

Northwood Property CRIMES

Population: 1,995
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

Northwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Northwood 4
Iowa 15

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