Reported Annual Crime In Elma

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElma/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,240 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElma/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)397 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,843 (estimate)2,0862,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Hampton, IA3,478204583787
Charles City, IA7,4962831,9282,211
Lawler, IA3243562,5542,911
Riceville, IA8343672,6312,998
North Washington, IA1613812,7303,110
Lime Springs, IA4863912,8043,195
Ionia, IA3324052,9073,312
Elma, IA5623972,8433,240

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elma is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.88 daily crimes that occur in Elma.
  • Elma is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elma you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elma has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elma

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elma is 1 in 253
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elma is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elma is 1 in 31

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

Elma police department

ItemElmaIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Campobello, SC5621882,4442,632
East Rochester, PA56203,4733,473
St. Francis, SD5626753,2013,877
Nunn, CO5624943,9474,440
La Harpe, KS5625914,1924,783
Elma, IA5623972,8433,240
Source: The Elma, 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.