Reported Annual Crime In Decorah

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecorah/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime87n/a (estimate)1,1062,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecorah/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.3
Rape3n/a38.139.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.036.6102.8
Assault8n/a101.7212.0248.5
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)140291386
Burglary3n/a38.1479.5468.9
Theft70n/a890.11,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a38.1159.0236.9
Property crime76n/a (estimate)9662,0862,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Decorah, IA. All reported Decorah, 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 Decorah, IA overall crime rate is 53% lower than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 61% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Decorah, IA, the rate is 52% lower than compared to the Iowa average, and 64% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Decorah, IA comes in at 54% lower than to the average seen in Iowa, and 61% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Calmar, IA1,032121868990
Jackson Junction, IA553072,2022,509
Ossian, IA9343342,3932,727
Ridgeway, IA3223412,4432,783
Spillville, IA3563542,5372,891
Burr Oak, IA2043562,5532,909
Castalia, IA1753572,5622,920
Decorah, IA8,0581409661,106

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Decorah is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.03 daily crimes that occur in Decorah.
  • Decorah is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decorah you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decorah has decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In Decorah (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Decorah, IA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national level. In Decorah, IA the total number of daily crimes is 2.15 times less than the Iowa average and 2.56 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Decorah, IA is 2.08 times less than the Iowa average and 2.76 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Decorah, IA has a daily crime rate that is 2.16 times less than the Iowa average and 2.54 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Decorah (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Decorah, IA compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Decorah, IA safer than 79% when compared to other Iowa cities, and 72% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Decorah, IA. At this time, Decorah, IA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Decorah

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Decorah is 1 in 715
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Decorah is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of crime in Decorah is 1 in 91
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Decorah, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Decorah, IA you have a 1 in 715 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Decorah, IA.

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

A good indicator of whether Decorah, 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 Decorah, IA has increased by 84%, while the property crime rate in Decorah, IA has decreased by 38% year over year. The number of total crimes in Decorah, IA has decreased by 32% year over year.

Decorah police department

ItemDecorahIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)193,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.31.83.3
There are a total of 19 Decorah police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.3% greater than the Iowa average and 28.6% 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
Southwood Acres, CT8,0602431,9332,176
Ludington, MI8,0614351,9002,334
London, KY8,0621844,3064,490
Senatobia, MS8,0632102,0802,290
Wilmington Manor, DE8,0495553,0173,573
Decorah, IA8,0581409661,106
Source: The Decorah, 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.