Reported Annual Crime In Spirit Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpirit Lake/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime171n/a (estimate)3,3872,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpirit Lake/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.35.3
Rape4n/a79.239.840.4
Robbery2n/a39.636.6102.8
Assault13n/a257.5212.0248.5
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)376291386
Burglary30n/a594.2479.5468.9
Theft120n/a2,376.71,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a39.6159.0236.9
Property crime152n/a (estimate)3,0112,0862,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Spirit Lake, IA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 43% higher than the average of crimes committed in Iowa. It is also 19% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Spirit Lake, IA shows a crime rate that is 29% higher than the Iowa average. The crime rate is also 3% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Spirit Lake, IA is shown to be 44% higher than the Iowa average and 23% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Arnolds Park, IA1,10975537612
Lake Park, IA1,065111795906
West Okoboji, IA332118843960
Okoboji, IA923118843960
Orleans, IA486118843960
Wahpeton, IA345118843960
Milford, IA2,955120857976
Spirit Lake, IA4,9163763,0113,387

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Spirit Lake is 19% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.28 daily crimes that occur in Spirit Lake.
  • Spirit Lake is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Spirit Lake you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Spirit Lake has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Spirit Lake (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Spirit Lake, IA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national scale. In Spirit Lake, IA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.43 times more than the Iowa average and 1.19 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Spirit Lake, IA is 1.29 times more than the Iowa average and 1.03 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Spirit Lake, IA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.44 times more than the Iowa average and 1.23 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Spirit Lake (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Spirit Lake, IA compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Spirit Lake, IA safer than 25% when compared to other Iowa cities, and 27% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Spirit Lake, IA. At this time, Spirit Lake, IA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Spirit Lake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Spirit Lake is 1 in 266
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Spirit Lake is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Spirit Lake is 1 in 30
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Spirit Lake, 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 Spirit Lake, IA, then there is a 1 in 266 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 34. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Spirit Lake, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Spirit Lake (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Spirit Lake, 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 Spirit Lake, IA has increased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Spirit Lake, IA has increased by 7%. The total crime rate in Spirit Lake, IA has increased by 7% year to year.

Spirit Lake police department

ItemSpirit LakeIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)103,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.01.83.3
There are a total of 10 Spirit Lake police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.6% greater than the Iowa average and 37.9% 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
Saltillo, MS4,9161431,4101,552
Cochran, GA4,9176145,8576,471
Pleasant Run, OH4,9142181,8732,091
Nashville, GA4,9186215,6896,309
Duryea, PA4,9184051,3581,763
Spirit Lake, IA4,9163763,0113,387
Source: The Spirit Lake, 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.