Reported Annual Crime In Atlantic

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtlantic/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime193n/a (estimate)2,8472,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtlantic/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape3n/a44.237.038.6
Robbery2n/a29.533.5101.9
Assault22n/a324.5213.2237.8
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)398286373
Burglary60n/a885.0476.7491.4
Theft99n/a1,460.21,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a103.2139.0220.2
Property crime166n/a (estimate)2,4482,0472,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Atlantic, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Atlantic, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Atlantic, IA crime rates are 22% higher than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are equal to the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Atlantic, IA has a rate that is 39% higher than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 7% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Atlantic, IA is 20% higher than its state's mean, and 2% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Atlantic is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.8 daily crimes that occur in Atlantic.
  • Atlantic is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Atlantic you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Atlantic has increased by 71%.

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Daily Crime In Atlantic (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Atlantic, IA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national level. In Atlantic, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times more than the Iowa average and 1.00 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Atlantic, IA is 1.39 times more than the Iowa average and 1.07 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Atlantic, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.20 times more than the Iowa average and 1.02 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Atlantic (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Iowa and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Atlantic, IA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Atlantic, IA has been ranked safer than 25% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Atlantic, IA is safer than 29% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Atlantic, IA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Atlantic, IA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Atlantic

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Atlantic is 1 in 252
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atlantic is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Atlantic is 1 in 36
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Atlantic, IA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Atlantic, IA, you have a 1 in 252 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 41. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Atlantic, IA is 1 in 36.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Atlantic, IA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Atlantic, IA has increased by 62% and the rate of property crime in Atlantic, IA has increased by 72%. The total crime rate in Atlantic, IA has increased by 71% year to year.

Atlantic police department

ItemAtlanticIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)133,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 13 Atlantic police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2% greater than the Iowa average and 43.7% less than the National average.

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
Griswold, IA1,1821309331,064
Walnut, IA6943302,3612,691
Elk Horn, IA6383542,5312,884
Marne, IA763552,5442,900
Wiota, IA883742,6743,048
Atlantic, IA6,9833982,4482,847

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pelham, NY6,984124522645
Green Cove Springs, FL6,9846702,7103,380
Galax, VA6,9813014,2414,542
Sturtevant, WI6,98172759831
Valley Park, MO6,9802951,6931,988
Atlantic, IA6,9833982,4482,847
Source: The Atlantic, 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.