Reported Annual Crime In Alton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)883 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)108 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)775 (estimate)2,0862,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sioux Center, IA7,21827146172
Rock Valley, IA3,4950665665
Orange City, IA6,13032771803
Marcus, IA1,230115822937
Remsen, IA1,8691248891,014
Hull, IA2,2631258961,021
Sheldon, IA5,0472571,0461,303
Alton, IA1,190108775883

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alton is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.42 daily crimes that occur in Alton.
  • Alton is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alton you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alton has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alton is 1 in 925
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alton is 1 in 130
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alton is 1 in 114

Year Over Year Crime In Alton (per 100,000 people)

Alton police department

ItemAltonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Poncha Springs, CO1,1901481,1841,333
Tonasket, WA1,1903952,8663,261
Dover Plains, NY1,190154632786
Redwater, TX1,1901861,1831,369
South Windham, ME1,19055729783
Alton, IA1,190108775883
Source: The Alton, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.