Norwalk, IA
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Norwalk, IA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

Norwalk has an overall crime rate of 12 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Norwalk is 1 in 81. How does Norwalk fare compared to other communities in Iowa of all population sizes? Norwalk's crime rate is lower than approximately 18% of Iowa communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Norwalk'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 Norwalk is one in 886.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Norwalk; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Norwalk Crime Data

 

Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Norwalk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

130

143

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.13

11.29

12.42

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norwalk 1.13
Iowa 2.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 886

in Norwalk

1 in 400

in Iowa

Norwalk VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,517
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norwalk 11.29
Iowa 16.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 89

in Norwalk

1 in 59

in Iowa

Norwalk Property CRIMES

Population: 11,517
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Norwalk Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norwalk 13
Iowa 13