Reported Annual Crime In Hiawatha

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHiawatha/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime180n/a (estimate)2,4882,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHiawatha/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.82.35.3
Rape3n/a41.539.840.4
Robbery2n/a27.636.6102.8
Assault11n/a152.0212.0248.5
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)235291386
Burglary52n/a718.7479.5468.9
Theft96n/a1,326.91,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft15n/a207.3159.0236.9
Property crime163n/a (estimate)2,2532,0862,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Hiawatha, IA. All reported Hiawatha, 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 Hiawatha, IA overall crime rate is 5% higher than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 12% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Hiawatha, IA, the rate is 19% lower than compared to the Iowa average, and 39% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Hiawatha, IA comes in at 8% higher than to the average seen in Iowa, and 8% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Robins, IA3,28255397453
Walford, IA1,60761440502
Ely, IA1,96664456520
Atkins, IA1,81264459523
Fairfax, IA2,33269496565
Mount Vernon, IA4,53267580647
Urbana, IA1,43189636725
Hiawatha, IA7,1092352,2532,488

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hiawatha is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.82 daily crimes that occur in Hiawatha.
  • Hiawatha is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hiawatha you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hiawatha has increased by 126%.

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Daily Crime In Hiawatha (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Hiawatha, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Hiawatha, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times more than the Iowa average and 1.14 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Hiawatha, IA are 1.24 times less than the Iowa average and 1.64 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Hiawatha, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.08 times more than the Iowa average and 1.09 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Hiawatha (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Hiawatha, IA compared to every other city in Iowa as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Hiawatha, IA ranks safer than 44% of every city located within Iowa along with 45% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Hiawatha, IA. As a result, Hiawatha, IA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hiawatha

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hiawatha is 1 in 426
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hiawatha is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hiawatha is 1 in 41
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Hiawatha, IA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Hiawatha, IA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 426. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 45 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Hiawatha, IA is 1 in 41.

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

A good indicator of whether Hiawatha, 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 Hiawatha, IA has increased by 236%, while the property crime rate in Hiawatha, IA has increased by 119% year over year. The number of total crimes in Hiawatha, IA has increased by 127% year over year.

Hiawatha police department

ItemHiawathaIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)123,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 12 Hiawatha police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.8% less than the Iowa average and 48.6% 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
Celebration, FL7,1111408741,014
LaFayette, GA7,1052513,9814,231
Lexington, VA7,1141381,0601,198
Riverdale Park, MD7,1197731,9672,740
Huron, OH7,0952161,8572,073
Hiawatha, IA7,1092352,2532,488
Source: The Hiawatha, 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.