Reported Annual Crime In Johnston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJohnston/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime240n/a (estimate)1,1342,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJohnston/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape4n/a18.937.038.6
Robbery2n/a9.533.5101.9
Assault18n/a85.1213.2237.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)113286373
Burglary49n/a231.5476.7491.4
Theft162n/a765.51,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a23.6139.0220.2
Property crime216n/a (estimate)1,0212,0472,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Johnston, 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 51% lower than the average of crimes committed in Iowa. It is also 60% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Johnston, IA shows a crime rate that is 60% lower than the Iowa average. The crime rate is also 70% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Johnston, IA is shown to be 50% lower than the Iowa average and 59% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Johnston is 60% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.11 daily crimes that occur in Johnston.
  • Johnston is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Johnston you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Johnston has increased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Johnston (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Johnston, IA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national level. In Johnston, IA the total number of daily crimes is 2.06 times less than the Iowa average and 2.52 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Johnston, IA is 2.52 times less than the Iowa average and 3.29 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Johnston, IA has a daily crime rate that is 2.01 times less than the Iowa average and 2.44 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Johnston (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Johnston, IA compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Johnston, IA safer than 85% when compared to other Iowa cities, and 75% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Johnston, IA. At this time, Johnston, IA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Johnston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Johnston is 1 in 882
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Johnston is 1 in 98
The chance of being a victim of crime in Johnston is 1 in 89
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Johnston, IA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Johnston, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 882. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 98 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Johnston, IA is 1 in 89.

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

The year over year crime rate for Johnston, IA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Johnston, IA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 36% in Johnston, IA, while property crimes in Johnston, IA have increased by 21%. Crimes in total for Johnston, IA have increased by 22% year over year.

Johnston police department

ItemJohnstonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)253,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 25 Johnston police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.3% less than the Iowa average and 56.6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Saylorville, IA2,94464460524
Polk City, IA3,77076543619
Granger, IA1,40879564643
Slater, IA1,58789635724
Van Meter, IA1,46390643733
Johnston, IA18,8741131,0211,134

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Syosset, NY18,872155654809
Carlisle, PA18,8772372,7422,980
West Chester, PA18,8603971,7292,127
Augusta, ME18,8984305,1055,535
Glenvar Heights, FL18,8991891,1481,336
Johnston, IA18,8741131,0211,134
Source: The Johnston, 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.