Reported Annual Crime In Peterson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeterson/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,265 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePeterson/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.34.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.038.6
Robberyn/an/an/a33.5101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a213.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)400 (estimate)286373
Burglaryn/an/an/a476.7491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a139.0220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,865 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Peterson is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.95 daily crimes that occur in Peterson.
  • Peterson is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Peterson you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Peterson has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Peterson (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Peterson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Peterson is 1 in 250
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Peterson is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Peterson is 1 in 31

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

Peterson police department

ItemPetersonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,838556,527
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Aurelia, IA1,0841279121,039
Cherokee, IA5,2032741,1561,430
Sutherland, IA5913792,7103,089
Meriden, IA1813792,7123,091
Primghar, IA9493872,7733,160
Peterson, IA3204002,8653,265

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oliver, GA3205654,5215,086
Frederick, SD3205322,6993,231
Lawrence, NE3203873,1563,543
Bowlus, MN3203403,1133,454
East Laurinburg, NC3205204,1214,641
Peterson, IA3204002,8653,265
Source: The Peterson, 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.