Norwalk, IA
Crime Rates

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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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Norwalk is safer than 71% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Iowa, only on the order of 53% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Norwalk. If you live in Norwalk, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 110. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36.

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.

For Norwalk, 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 Norwalk than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1211, 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 Norwalk 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 Norwalk than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 121.

Norwalk Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 71% of U.S. Cities

Norwalk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Norwalk 0.83
Iowa 2.93

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,211

in Norwalk

1 in 341

in Iowa


Population: 10,896
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.09 0.64


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Norwalk 8.26
Iowa 21.25

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 121

in Norwalk

1 in 47

in Iowa

Norwalk Property CRIMES

Population: 10,896
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 69 8
Rate per 1,000 1.19 6.33 0.73

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Norwalk Crimes Per Square Mile

Norwalk 9
Iowa 16