Reported Annual Crime In Chariton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChariton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)2,9802,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChariton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.3
Rape0n/a0.039.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.036.6102.8
Assault11n/a262.3212.0248.5
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)262291386
Burglary30n/a715.3479.5468.9
Theft78n/a1,859.81,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a143.1159.0236.9
Property crime114n/a (estimate)2,7182,0862,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Chariton, IA. The total number of reported crimes in Chariton, IA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Chariton, IA crime rate is 25% higher than the Iowa average and is 5% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Chariton, IA has a violent crime rate that is 10% lower than the Iowa average and 32% lower than the national average. For property crime, Chariton, IA is 30% higher than the Iowa average and 11% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Melcher-Dallas, IA1,1701349601,094
Millerton, IA443842,7533,137
Lacona, IA4273942,8213,215
Melrose, IA1214032,8913,294
Lucas, IA1884062,9103,316
Humeston, IA5134172,9923,410
Woodburn, IA2394263,0543,480
Chariton, IA4,2632622,7182,980

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chariton is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.17 daily crimes that occur in Chariton.
  • Chariton is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chariton you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chariton has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Chariton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Chariton, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Chariton, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.25 times more than the Iowa average and 1.05 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Chariton, IA are 1.11 times less than the Iowa average and 1.47 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Chariton, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Iowa average and 1.11 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Chariton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Chariton, IA compared to every other city in Iowa as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Chariton, IA ranks safer than 31% of every city located within Iowa along with 37% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Chariton, IA. As a result, Chariton, IA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chariton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chariton is 1 in 382
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chariton is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chariton is 1 in 34
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Chariton, 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 Chariton, IA, you have a 1 in 382 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 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Chariton, IA is 1 in 34.

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

The year over year crime rate for Chariton, IA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Chariton, 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 15% in Chariton, IA, while property crimes in Chariton, IA have increased by 9%. Crimes in total for Chariton, IA have increased by 6% year over year.

Chariton police department

ItemCharitonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)63,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 6 Chariton police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.9% less than the Iowa average and 57.4% 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
Westville, NJ4,2631672,4112,578
North Wilkesboro, NC4,2625223,4163,938
Captain Cook, HI4,2651811,7571,938
Lindale, GA4,2663392,5592,898
Monongahela, PA4,2604072,7803,188
Chariton, IA4,2632622,7182,980
Source: The Chariton, 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.