Reported Annual Crime In Leighton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeighton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,931 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLeighton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)359 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,572 (estimate)2,0862,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Sharon, IA1,2631248871,011
Pella, IA10,280961,0131,109
Eddyville, IA1,2071401,0041,144
Keomah Village, IA692391,7151,954
Oskaloosa, IA11,5384212,5983,019
Hamilton, IA1123882,7813,169
University Park, IA5583912,8013,192
Leighton, IA1933592,5722,931

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Leighton is 3% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.03 daily crimes that occur in Leighton.
  • Leighton is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Leighton you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Leighton has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Leighton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Leighton is 1 in 279
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Leighton is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Leighton is 1 in 35

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

Leighton police department

ItemLeightonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

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.

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Elberon, IA1933742,6833,058
Leisure Lake, MO1937704,1524,922
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Burke, NY1935762,3702,946
Iliff, CO1935534,4194,972
Leighton, IA1933592,5722,931
Source: The Leighton, 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.