Reported Annual Crime In Benton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,724 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenton/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)457 (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)3,267 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benton is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.2 daily crimes that occur in Benton.
  • Benton is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benton you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benton has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Benton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benton is 1 in 220
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benton is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benton is 1 in 27

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

Benton police department

ItemBentonIowaNational
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
Mount Ayr, IA1,6091279061,033
Lenox, IA1,4301309281,057
Irena, MO172011,1531,354
Maloy, IA223482,4932,842
Tingley, IA1984062,9033,308
Benton, IA524573,2673,724

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Seneca, NE524443,6214,066
Redcrest, CA525713,5074,078
Milton, ND522642,3372,601
Ulmer, SC525833,8114,394
Jakes Corner, AZ523612,6723,033
Benton, IA524573,2673,724
Source: The Benton, 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.