Reported Annual Crime In Cherokee

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCherokee/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime73n/a (estimate)1,4302,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCherokee/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape0n/a0.037.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.033.5101.9
Assault14n/a274.3213.2237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)274286373
Burglary14n/a274.3476.7491.4
Theft40n/a783.71,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a98.0139.0220.2
Property crime59n/a (estimate)1,1562,0472,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Cherokee, IA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 39% lower than the average of crimes committed in Iowa. It is also 50% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Cherokee, IA shows a crime rate that is 4% lower than the Iowa average. The crime rate is also 26% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Cherokee, IA is shown to be 44% lower than the Iowa average and 54% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cherokee is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.92 daily crimes that occur in Cherokee.
  • Cherokee is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cherokee you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cherokee has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Cherokee (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Cherokee, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Cherokee, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.63 times less than the Iowa average and 2.00 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Cherokee, IA are 1.04 times less than the Iowa average and 1.36 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Cherokee, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.77 times less than the Iowa average and 2.15 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Cherokee (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Cherokee, IA area in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Cherokee, IA being safer than 50% of cities in Iowa and 50% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Cherokee, IA. In conclusion, Cherokee, IA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cherokee

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cherokee is 1 in 365
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cherokee is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cherokee is 1 in 70
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Cherokee, IA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Cherokee, IA, then there is a 1 in 365 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 87. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 70 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cherokee, IA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Cherokee, IA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Cherokee, IA has decreased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Cherokee, IA has decreased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Cherokee, IA has decreased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Cherokee police department

ItemCherokeeIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)93,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 9 Cherokee police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.4% less than the Iowa average and 47.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alta, IA1,919110785895
Marcus, IA1,230113807920
Aurelia, IA1,0841279121,039
Cleghorn, IA1943502,5062,856
Meriden, IA1813792,7123,091
Cherokee, IA5,2032741,1561,430

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gray, LA5,2025933,6854,278
Mechanicville, NY5,2071941,3171,511
Abbeville, SC5,2075733,7464,319
Hingham, MA5,199911,0191,109
Forked River, NJ5,1992301,4661,696
Cherokee, IA5,2032741,1561,430
Source: The Cherokee, 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.