Reported Annual Crime In Iola

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIola/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime310n/a (estimate)5,7143,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIola/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.85.3
Rape8n/a147.545.140.4
Robbery1n/a18.457.5102.8
Assault24n/a442.4274.0248.5
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)608380386
Burglary41n/a755.8494.1468.9
Theft224n/a4,129.01,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft12n/a221.2238.6236.9
Property crime277n/a (estimate)5,1062,6962,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Iola, KS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Iola, KS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Iola, KS averages 86% higher than the rest of Kansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 101% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Iola, KS is 60% higher than the average rate of crime in Kansas and 57% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 89% higher than the remainder of the state of Kansas and 108% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Iola, KS area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Moran, KS503000
Humboldt, KS1,9771891,3381,526
Lone Elm, KS224082,8973,305
LeRoy, KS5665003,5494,049
Colony, KS4045073,5994,106
Bassett, KS155623,9874,549
Elsmore, KS935654,0084,573
Iola, KS5,6506085,1065,714

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Iola is 101% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.66 daily crimes that occur in Iola.
  • Iola is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Iola you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Iola has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Iola (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Iola, KS per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kansas and on a national level. In Iola, KS the total number of daily crimes is 1.86 times more than the Kansas average and 2.01 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Iola, KS is 1.60 times more than the Kansas average and 1.57 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Iola, KS has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times more than the Kansas average and 2.08 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Iola (higher is better)

How safe is Iola, KS compared to other cities in Kansas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Iola, KS is safer than 5% of the cities in Kansas and 10% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Kansas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Iola, KS. Overall, Iola, KS is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Iola

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Iola is 1 in 165
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Iola is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Iola is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Iola, KS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Iola, KS, you have a 1 in 165 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Iola, KS is 1 in 18.

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

A good indicator of whether Iola, KS 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 Iola, KS has increased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Iola, KS has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Iola, KS has decreased by 3% year over year.

Iola police department

ItemIolaKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)175,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.02.53.3
There are a total of 17 Iola police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.2% greater than the Kansas average and 9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Whiteland, IN5,64601,1851,185
Buckhannon, WV5,6461773,8684,045
Coraopolis, PA5,6557362,5303,266
Yarmouth, ME5,64558792850
Red Oak, IA5,6443873,1713,558
Iola, KS5,6506085,1065,714
Source: The Iola, KS 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.