Reported Annual Crime In Oskaloosa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOskaloosa/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime338n/a (estimate)2,9272,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOskaloosa/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape7n/a60.637.038.6
Robbery2n/a17.333.5101.9
Assault40n/a346.4213.2237.8
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)424286373
Burglary91n/a788.0476.7491.4
Theft188n/a1,628.01,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a86.6139.0220.2
Property crime289n/a (estimate)2,5032,0472,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Oskaloosa, IA. The total number of reported crimes in Oskaloosa, IA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Oskaloosa, IA crime rate is 25% higher than the Iowa average and is 2% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Oskaloosa, IA has a violent crime rate that is 48% higher than the Iowa average and 14% higher than the national average. For property crime, Oskaloosa, IA is 22% higher than the Iowa average and 1% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oskaloosa is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.02 daily crimes that occur in Oskaloosa.
  • Oskaloosa is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oskaloosa you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oskaloosa has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Oskaloosa (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Oskaloosa, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Oskaloosa, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.25 times more than the Iowa average and 1.02 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Oskaloosa, IA are 1.48 times more than the Iowa average and 1.14 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Oskaloosa, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Iowa average and 1.01 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Oskaloosa (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Oskaloosa, 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 Oskaloosa, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Oskaloosa, IA is 21% safer than other cities of Iowa and 27% 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, Oskaloosa, IA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Oskaloosa, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oskaloosa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 236
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oskaloosa is 1 in 35
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Oskaloosa, IA? 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 Oskaloosa, IA, you have a 1 in 236 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 40. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Oskaloosa, IA is 1 in 35.

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

The year over year crime rate for Oskaloosa, IA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Oskaloosa, 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 39% in Oskaloosa, IA, while property crimes in Oskaloosa, IA have increased by 8%. Crimes in total for Oskaloosa, IA have increased by 12% year over year.

Oskaloosa police department

ItemOskaloosaIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)193,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 19 Oskaloosa police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.1% less than the Iowa average and 49.8% 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
New Sharon, IA1,315122871993
Eddyville, IA1,2271389851,123
Pella, IA10,343101,4221,432
Keomah Village, IA742351,6831,918
Leighton, IA1923532,5242,877
Oskaloosa, IA11,5554242,5032,927

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mexico, MO11,5552482,9313,179
El Campo, TX11,5493462,5762,921
Grafton, WI11,539261,2831,308
Bellmawr, NJ11,538703,0163,087
Klahanie, WA11,5381081,3201,428
Oskaloosa, IA11,5554242,5032,927
Source: The Oskaloosa, 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.