Reported Annual Crime In Alton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)867 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a33.5101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a213.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)106 (estimate)286373
Burglaryn/an/an/a476.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a139.0220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)761 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alton is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.38 daily crimes that occur in Alton.
  • Alton is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alton you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alton has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Alton (per 100,000 people)

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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 941
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alton is 1 in 132
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alton is 1 in 116

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orange City, IA6,13016810826
Marcus, IA1,230113807920
Remsen, IA1,869122873995
Hull, IA2,2631238791,002
Rock Valley, IA3,4951431,0211,164
Alton, IA1,190106761867

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tonasket, WA1,1904932,4652,959
Redwater, TX1,1901771,2141,390
Dover Plains, NY1,190155656812
Poncha Springs, CO1,1901391,1421,280
Saucier, MS1,19086886972
Alton, IA1,190106761867
Source: The Alton, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.