Reported Annual Crime In Fairfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfield/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime340n/a (estimate)3,4062,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfield/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.3
Rape4n/a40.139.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.036.6102.8
Assault13n/a130.2212.0248.5
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)170291386
Burglary107n/a1,071.9479.5468.9
Theft196n/a1,963.51,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft20n/a200.4159.0236.9
Property crime323n/a (estimate)3,2362,0862,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Fairfield, IA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 43% higher than the average of crimes committed in Iowa. It is also 20% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Fairfield, IA shows a crime rate that is 41% lower than the Iowa average. The crime rate is also 56% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Fairfield, IA is shown to be 55% higher than the Iowa average and 32% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maharishi Vedic City, IA6821471,0531,200
Richland, IA6653602,5822,942
Libertyville, IA3463642,6062,969
Batavia, IA5493842,7543,138
Coppock, IA623872,7723,159
Douds, IA473872,7743,161
Packwood, IA3063902,7973,187
Fairfield, IA9,6151703,2363,406

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairfield is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.33 daily crimes that occur in Fairfield.
  • Fairfield is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairfield you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairfield has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Fairfield (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Fairfield, IA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national scale. In Fairfield, IA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.43 times more than the Iowa average and 1.20 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Fairfield, IA is 1.71 times less than the Iowa average and 2.27 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Fairfield, IA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.55 times more than the Iowa average and 1.32 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Fairfield (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fairfield, 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 Fairfield, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Fairfield, IA is 43% safer than other cities of Iowa and 50% 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, Fairfield, IA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fairfield, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfield is 1 in 588
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfield is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfield is 1 in 30
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Fairfield, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fairfield, IA you have a 1 in 588 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 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fairfield, IA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Fairfield, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Fairfield, IA has increased by 79%, the amount of property crime in Fairfield, IA has increased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Fairfield, IA has increased by 9% year to year.

Fairfield police department

ItemFairfieldIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)203,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
There are a total of 20 Fairfield police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.9% greater than the Iowa average and 35.4% 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
Sparta, WI9,6103091,8132,122
Bluffton, IN9,621504,0204,070
Inwood, NY9,6093321,3661,699
Rainbow City, AL9,6235011,9012,403
Brentwood, PA9,6252322,1932,425
Fairfield, IA9,6151703,2363,406
Source: The Fairfield, 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.