Reported Annual Crime In Dubuque

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDubuque/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,113n/a (estimate)3,6032,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDubuque/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a8.52.34.9
Rape31n/a52.937.038.6
Robbery27n/a46.033.5101.9
Assault105n/a179.0213.2237.8
Violent crime168n/a (estimate)286286373
Burglary563n/a959.9476.7491.4
Theft1,330n/a2,267.71,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft52n/a88.7139.0220.2
Property crime1,945n/a (estimate)3,3162,0472,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Dubuque, IA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Dubuque, IA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Dubuque, IA is 54% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Iowa, and when compared with the national average, is 26% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Dubuque, IA has equal to violent crime rate than Iowa average, while remaining 23% lower than the national average. In property crime, Dubuque, IA is 62% higher than the average of Iowa and is 33% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dubuque is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.87 daily crimes that occur in Dubuque.
  • Dubuque is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dubuque you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dubuque has increased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Dubuque (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Dubuque, IA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Iowa and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Dubuque, IA are 1.54 times more than the Iowa average and 1.26 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Dubuque, IA are 1.00 times more than than Iowa and 1.30 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Dubuque, IA are 1.62 times more than than Iowa and 1.33 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Dubuque (higher is better)

How safe is Dubuque, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Dubuque, IA is safer than 32% of the cities in Iowa and 32% 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 Dubuque, IA. Overall, Dubuque, IA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dubuque

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dubuque is 1 in 350
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dubuque is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dubuque is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Dubuque, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Dubuque, IA you have a 1 in 350 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 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dubuque, IA.

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

Determining whether Dubuque, IA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Dubuque, IA has increased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 28% year over year. Total crimes for Dubuque, IA has increased by 27% in the same time frame.

Dubuque police department

ItemDubuqueIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1093,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 109 Dubuque police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.4% greater than the Iowa average and 42.9% 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
Hazel Green, WI1,17381485565
Peosta, IA1,58777553630
Epworth, IA1,96396686782
Asbury, IA4,848106758864
Cuba City, WI1,899123795918
Dubuque, IA58,0682863,3163,603

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Cedar Park, TX58,0881631,3731,536
Owensboro, KY58,0002223,7163,938
Idaho Falls, ID57,9352832,7152,998
Tonawanda CDP, NY58,2045932,5013,094
La Mesa, CA58,2393282,9163,244
Dubuque, IA58,0682863,3163,603
Source: The Dubuque, 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.