Reported Annual Crime In Ames

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmes/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,170 (estimate)3,3082,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmes/100k peopleOklahoma/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.04.9
Rapen/an/an/a47.338.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.8101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a291.9237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)532 (estimate)422373
Burglaryn/an/an/a726.2491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,892.51,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a267.2220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,638 (estimate)2,8862,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ames is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.43 daily crimes that occur in Ames.
  • Ames is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ames you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ames has increased by 46%.

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Daily Crime In Ames (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ames

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ames is 1 in 188
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ames is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ames is 1 in 24

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

Ames police department

ItemAmesOklahomaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a6,557556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.43.3

Sex offenders in Oklahoma

StateTotal offendersOklahoma /100KNational /100K
Oklahoma5,828166222
There are a total of 5,828 sex offenders in Oklahoma. This yields a total of 166 sex offenders in Oklahoma per 100,000 residents which is 25% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Okeene, OK1,1081861,2691,455
Meno, OK2475153,5254,041
Cleo Springs, OK3545573,8094,366
Ringwood, OK4755623,8454,407
Lahoma, OK6655994,0994,698
Ames, OK2545323,6384,170

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tyro, KS2545093,5534,062
Bowman, TN2547573,6294,386
Fredonia, IA2543862,7593,145
Petrolia, PA2544922,8293,320
Bishopville, MD2545102,5853,095
Ames, OK2545323,6384,170
Source: The Ames, OK 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.