Reported Annual Crime In De Witt

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDe Witt/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime72n/a (estimate)1,3752,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDe Witt/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape0n/a0.037.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.033.5101.9
Assault7n/a133.7213.2237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)134286373
Burglary25n/a477.5476.7491.4
Theft38n/a725.71,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a38.2139.0220.2
Property crime65n/a (estimate)1,2412,0472,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in De Witt, IA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in De Witt, IA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in De Witt, IA averages 41% lower than the rest of Iowa while the rate of crime on a national scale is 52% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in De Witt, IA is 53% lower than the average rate of crime in Iowa and 64% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 39% lower than the remainder of the state of Iowa and 50% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the De Witt, IA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in De Witt is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.77 daily crimes that occur in De Witt.
  • De Witt is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In De Witt you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in De Witt has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In De Witt (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in De Witt, 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 De Witt, IA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa state wide, are 1.70 times less than the state average and 2.08 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in De Witt, IA on a daily bases are 2.14 times less than than Iowa average and 2.79 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in De Witt, IA are 1.65 times less than the daily state average and 2.00 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is De Witt (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in De Witt, 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 De Witt, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, De Witt, IA is 76% safer than other cities of Iowa and 69% 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, De Witt, IA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing De Witt, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in De Witt

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in De Witt is 1 in 748
The chance of being a victim of property crime in De Witt is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in De Witt is 1 in 73
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in De Witt, 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 De Witt, IA, you have a 1 in 748 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 81. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in De Witt, IA is 1 in 73.

Year Over Year Crime In De Witt (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether De Witt, IA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in De Witt, IA has decreased by 29%, while the property crime rate in De Witt, IA has decreased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in De Witt, IA has decreased by 14% year over year.

De Witt police department

ItemDe WittIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)113,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
There are a total of 11 De Witt police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.4% greater than the Iowa average and 36.8% 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
Eldridge, IA5,90848239286
Port Byron, IL1,707118610728
Princeton, IA1,03891649740
Park View, IA2,47693663756
Long Grove, IA9401671,1951,362
De Witt, IA5,2971341,2411,375

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Ballston Spa, NY5,2983701,5621,932
Vine Grove, KY5,296521,2971,349
Chackbay, LA5,2994913,0513,543
Thiells, NY5,2952431,0271,271
Hugo, OK5,2946633,3714,034
De Witt, IA5,2971341,2411,375
Source: The De Witt, 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.