Reported Annual Crime In Norwalk

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorwalk/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime103n/a (estimate)9932,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorwalk/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.3
Rape2n/a19.339.840.4
Robbery3n/a28.936.6102.8
Assault11n/a106.1212.0248.5
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)154291386
Burglary19n/a183.2479.5468.9
Theft67n/a646.01,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a9.6159.0236.9
Property crime87n/a (estimate)8392,0862,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Norwalk, IA. All reported Norwalk, 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 Norwalk, IA overall crime rate is 58% lower than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 65% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Norwalk, IA, the rate is 47% lower than compared to the Iowa average, and 60% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Norwalk, IA comes in at 60% lower than to the average seen in Iowa, and 66% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Saylorville, IA2,94465469534
Clive, IA16,246146420566
Van Meter, IA1,46391656747
Dallas Center, IA1,75792658750
Cumming, IA383118843960
Johnston, IA18,8741201,0451,165
Pleasant Hill, IA9,0112761,0201,296
Norwalk, IA9,444154839993

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Norwalk is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.72 daily crimes that occur in Norwalk.
  • Norwalk is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Norwalk you have a 1 in 101 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Norwalk has decreased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Norwalk (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Norwalk, IA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Iowa and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Norwalk, IA are 2.39 times less than the Iowa average and 2.86 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Norwalk, IA are 1.88 times less than than Iowa and 2.50 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Norwalk, IA are 2.49 times less than than Iowa and 2.92 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Norwalk (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Iowa and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Norwalk, IA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Norwalk, IA has been ranked safer than 70% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Norwalk, IA is safer than 70% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Norwalk, IA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Norwalk, IA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norwalk

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norwalk is 1 in 649
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norwalk is 1 in 120
The chance of being a victim of crime in Norwalk is 1 in 101
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Norwalk, IA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Norwalk, IA, then there is a 1 in 649 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 120. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 101 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Norwalk, IA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Norwalk, IA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Norwalk, IA has increased by 41% and the rate of property crime in Norwalk, IA has decreased by 46%. The total crime rate in Norwalk, IA has decreased by 41% year to year.

Norwalk police department

ItemNorwalkIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)153,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 15 Norwalk police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.4% less than the Iowa average and 49.4% 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
Rockingham, NC9,4445467,7238,269
Montecito, CA9,4441568961,052
Bethalto, IL9,443971,2351,331
Buda, TX9,443841,7671,851
Willoughby Hills, OH9,4461171,0061,123
Norwalk, IA9,444154839993
Source: The Norwalk, 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.