Reported Annual Crime In Columbus City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,159 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a33.5101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a213.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)387 (estimate)286373
Burglaryn/an/an/a476.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a139.0220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,771 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbus City is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.65 daily crimes that occur in Columbus City.
  • Columbus City is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbus City you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus City has increased by 4%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbus City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbus City is 1 in 259
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus City is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus City is 1 in 32

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

Columbus City police department

ItemColumbus CityIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

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
Fruitland, IA1,29698702800
Wayland, IA1,062120862983
Wapello, IA1,9031299251,054
Morning Sun, IA1,0331349571,090
Columbus Junction, IA2,0211471,0551,202
Columbus City, IA4173872,7713,159

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ashton, IA4173852,7573,142
Newtonsville, OH4173603,1943,554
Toone, TN4179084,3565,264
Hampton, NE4173362,7403,076
Potts Camp, MS4173503,5903,940
Columbus City, IA4173872,7713,159
Source: The Columbus City, 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.