Reported Annual Crime In Carter Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarter Lake/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime114n/a (estimate)3,0332,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarter Lake/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape4n/a106.437.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.033.5101.9
Assault13n/a345.8213.2237.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)452286373
Burglary17n/a452.2476.7491.4
Theft68n/a1,809.01,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a319.2139.0220.2
Property crime97n/a (estimate)2,5802,0472,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Carter Lake, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Carter Lake, 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 Carter Lake, IA crime rates are 30% higher than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 6% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Carter Lake, IA has a rate that is 58% higher than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 21% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Carter Lake, IA is 26% higher than its state's mean, and 4% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carter Lake is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.31 daily crimes that occur in Carter Lake.
  • Carter Lake is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carter Lake you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carter Lake has decreased by 36%.

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Daily Crime In Carter Lake (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Carter Lake, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Carter Lake, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.30 times more than the Iowa average and 1.06 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Carter Lake, IA are 1.58 times more than the Iowa average and 1.21 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Carter Lake, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times more than the Iowa average and 1.04 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Carter Lake (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Iowa and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Carter Lake, IA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Carter Lake, IA has been ranked safer than 18% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Carter Lake, IA is safer than 25% 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 Carter Lake, IA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Carter Lake, IA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carter Lake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carter Lake is 1 in 222
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carter Lake is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carter Lake is 1 in 33
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Carter Lake, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Carter Lake, IA you have a 1 in 222 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Carter Lake, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Carter Lake (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Carter Lake, IA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Carter Lake, IA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 46% in Carter Lake, IA, while property crimes in Carter Lake, IA have decreased by 34%. Crimes in total for Carter Lake, IA have decreased by 36% year over year.

Carter Lake police department

ItemCarter LakeIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)103,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.61.83.3
There are a total of 10 Carter Lake police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.3% greater than the Iowa average and 19.8% 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
Bennington, NE1,357134538672
Springfield, NE1,28895775870
La Vista, NE17,1251271,1691,296
Papillion, NE21,100741,5731,646
Bellevue, NE52,6901361,8171,953
Carter Lake, IA3,7714522,5803,033

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Northumberland, PA3,772271,5761,603
Shark River Hills, NJ3,770110704815
Polk City, IA3,77076543619
Lafayette, OR3,7701651,8702,035
Pixley, CA3,7693251,9952,319
Carter Lake, IA3,7714522,5803,033
Source: The Carter Lake, 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.