Reported Annual Crime In Charles City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharles City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime164n/a (estimate)2,2112,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharles City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.3
Rape9n/a121.339.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.036.6102.8
Assault12n/a161.8212.0248.5
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)283291386
Burglary26n/a350.5479.5468.9
Theft111n/a1,496.61,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a80.9159.0236.9
Property crime143n/a (estimate)1,9282,0862,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Charles City, IA. All reported Charles City, 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 Charles City, IA overall crime rate is 7% lower than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 22% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Charles City, IA, the rate is 3% lower than compared to the Iowa average, and 27% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Charles City, IA comes in at 8% lower than to the average seen in Iowa, and 21% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greene, IA1,128117838955
Nashua, IA1,6321248901,014
Rudd, IA3683572,5572,914
Rockford, IA7343642,6122,977
North Washington, IA1443812,7303,110
Marble Rock, IA2923872,7773,164
Elma, IA6293972,8433,240
Charles City, IA7,5622831,9282,211

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Charles City is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.06 daily crimes that occur in Charles City.
  • Charles City is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charles City you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charles City has increased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Charles City (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Charles City, IA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national scale. In Charles City, IA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.07 times less than the Iowa average and 1.28 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Charles City, IA is 1.03 times less than the Iowa average and 1.36 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Charles City, IA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.08 times less than the Iowa average and 1.27 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Charles City (higher is better)

How safe is Charles City, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Charles City, IA is safer than 47% of the cities in Iowa and 54% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Charles City, IA. Overall, Charles City, IA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charles City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charles City is 1 in 354
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charles City is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charles City is 1 in 46
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Charles City, 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 Charles City, IA, you have a 1 in 354 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 52. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Charles City, IA is 1 in 46.

Year Over Year Crime In Charles City (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Charles City, 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 Charles City, IA has increased by 11% and the rate of property crime in Charles City, IA has increased by 27%. The total crime rate in Charles City, IA has increased by 25% year to year.

Charles City police department

ItemCharles CityIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)213,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.81.83.3
There are a total of 21 Charles City police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.7% greater than the Iowa average and 15.1% 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
Brighton, MI7,5621051,7141,819
Joshua Tree, CA7,5645703,2733,843
Schriever, LA7,5645893,4344,023
Hillcrest, NY7,5662981,2271,525
Ojai, CA7,558131823953
Charles City, IA7,5622831,9282,211
Source: The Charles City, 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.