Sumner, IA
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Sumner's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the city to be one of the safest in the nation among cities and towns of all sizes, although not one of the very lowest in Iowa (18% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe city, Sumner's crime rate is just 4 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Sumner is one in 223.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Sumner, and we found that the crime rate in Sumner is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Sumner is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sumner 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 Sumner.

For Sumner, 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 Sumner than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2009, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Sumner compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Sumner is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Sumner is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Sumner Crime Data

 
Crime Index

93

(100 is safest)


Safer than 93% of U.S. Cities

Sumner Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

8

9

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.50

3.98

4.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sumner 0.50
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,009

in Sumner

1 in 350

in Iowa
Sumner VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,009
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
Sumner 3.98
Iowa 20.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 251

in Sumner

1 in 49

in Iowa
Sumner Property CRIMES
Population: 2,009
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

Sumner Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sumner 4
Iowa 15

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