Woodward, IA
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Woodward, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Woodward is safer than 82% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Iowa, only on the order of 41% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Woodward. If you live in Woodward, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 137. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Woodward'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 Woodward is one in 752.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Woodward 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 Woodward than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 167.

Woodward Crime Data

 

Crime Index

82

(100 is safest)


Safer than 82% of U.S. Cities

Woodward Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

9

11

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.33

5.99

7.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Woodward 1.33
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 752

in Woodward

1 in 350

in Iowa

Woodward VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,503
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
Woodward 5.99
Iowa 20.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 167

in Woodward

1 in 49

in Iowa

Woodward Property CRIMES

Population: 1,503
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

Woodward Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Woodward 4
Iowa 15

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