Reported Annual Crime In Centerville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCenterville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime268n/a (estimate)5,0162,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCenterville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.3
Rape1n/a18.739.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.036.6102.8
Assault16n/a299.5212.0248.5
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)318291386
Burglary119n/a2,227.2479.5468.9
Theft122n/a2,283.41,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a187.2159.0236.9
Property crime251n/a (estimate)4,6982,0862,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Centerville, IA. All reported Centerville, IA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Centerville, IA overall crime rate is 111% higher than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 77% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Centerville, IA, the rate is 9% higher than compared to the Iowa average, and 18% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Centerville, IA comes in at 125% higher than to the average seen in Iowa, and 92% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Plano, IA733452,4712,815
Unionville, IA733832,7463,129
Rathbun, IA643922,8113,203
Moravia, IA8434132,9613,374
Exline, IA1244172,9903,407
Promise City, IA2304253,0473,472
Seymour, IA8714463,1973,643
Centerville, IA5,4803184,6985,016

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Centerville is 77% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.74 daily crimes that occur in Centerville.
  • Centerville is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Centerville you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Centerville has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Centerville (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Centerville, IA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Centerville, IA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa state wide, are 2.11 times more than the state average and 1.77 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Centerville, IA on a daily bases are 1.09 times more than than Iowa average and 1.21 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Centerville, IA are 2.25 times more than the daily state average and 1.92 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Centerville (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Centerville, IA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Centerville, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Centerville, IA is 18% safer than other cities of Iowa and 20% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Iowa cities and all around the United States, Centerville, IA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Centerville, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Centerville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Centerville is 1 in 315
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Centerville is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Centerville is 1 in 20
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Centerville, 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 Centerville, IA, you have a 1 in 315 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 22. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Centerville, IA is 1 in 20.

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

Determining whether Centerville, IA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Centerville, IA has decreased by 41% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Centerville, IA has decreased by 6% in the same time frame.

Centerville police department

ItemCentervilleIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)153,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.71.83.3
There are a total of 15 Centerville police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.8% greater than the Iowa average and 16.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rockwood, TN5,4804445,5566,000
Sunnyvale, TX5,4801418981,039
Canal Fulton, OH5,479361,3301,366
Shippensburg, PA5,479361,2391,275
Titusville, PA5,4791871,8132,000
Centerville, IA5,4803184,6985,016
Source: The Centerville, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.