Reported Annual Crime In Le Mars

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLe Mars/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime233n/a (estimate)2,3902,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLe Mars/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a10.32.35.3
Rape0n/a0.039.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.036.6102.8
Assault9n/a92.3212.0248.5
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)103291386
Burglary61n/a625.6479.5468.9
Theft144n/a1,476.91,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft18n/a184.6159.0236.9
Property crime223n/a (estimate)2,2872,0862,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Le Mars, IA. All reported Le Mars, 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 Le Mars, IA overall crime rate is 1% higher than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 16% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Le Mars, IA, the rate is 65% lower than compared to the Iowa average, and 73% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Le Mars, IA comes in at 10% higher than to the average seen in Iowa, and 7% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alton, IA1,190108775883
Kingsley, IA1,430115826941
Remsen, IA1,8691248891,014
Hinton, IA8922371,6961,932
Brunsville, IA983052,1892,495
Ireton, IA6523462,4792,825
Struble, IA623492,5032,852
Le Mars, IA9,7831032,2872,390

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Le Mars is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.55 daily crimes that occur in Le Mars.
  • Le Mars is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Le Mars you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Le Mars has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Le Mars (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Le Mars, IA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national level. In Le Mars, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times more than the Iowa average and 1.19 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Le Mars, IA is 2.83 times less than the Iowa average and 3.77 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Le Mars, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times more than the Iowa average and 1.07 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Le Mars (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Le Mars, 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 Le Mars, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Le Mars, IA is 60% safer than other cities of Iowa and 58% 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, Le Mars, IA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Le Mars, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Le Mars

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Le Mars is 1 in 976
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Le Mars is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Le Mars is 1 in 42
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Le Mars, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Le Mars, IA you have a 1 in 976 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 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Le Mars, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Le Mars (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Le Mars, 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 Le Mars, IA has increased by 43%, the amount of property crime in Le Mars, IA has increased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Le Mars, IA has increased by 8% year to year.

Le Mars police department

ItemLe MarsIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 14 Le Mars police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21% less than the Iowa average and 56.4% 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
Gloucester Point, VA9,7842181,8552,072
Boaz, AL9,7811,5014,2455,746
Tipp City, OH9,778701,8211,891
Rockport, TX9,7763545,5105,865
Warrenton, VA9,7741212,1602,281
Le Mars, IA9,7831032,2872,390
Source: The Le Mars, 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.