Reported Annual Crime In Urbandale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUrbandale/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime718n/a (estimate)1,6292,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUrbandale/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.32.34.9
Rape7n/a15.937.038.6
Robbery4n/a9.133.5101.9
Assault40n/a90.7213.2237.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)118286373
Burglary127n/a288.1476.7491.4
Theft485n/a1,100.11,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft54n/a122.5139.0220.2
Property crime666n/a (estimate)1,5112,0472,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Urbandale, 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 30% lower than the average of crimes committed in Iowa. It is also 43% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Urbandale, IA shows a crime rate that is 59% lower than the Iowa average. The crime rate is also 68% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Urbandale, IA is shown to be 26% lower than the Iowa average and 39% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Urbandale is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.46 daily crimes that occur in Urbandale.
  • Urbandale is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Urbandale you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Urbandale has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Urbandale (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Urbandale, 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 Urbandale, IA are 1.43 times less than the Iowa average and 1.76 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Urbandale, IA are 2.43 times less than than Iowa and 3.16 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Urbandale, IA are 1.36 times less than than Iowa and 1.65 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Urbandale (higher is better)

How safe is Urbandale, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Urbandale, IA is safer than 74% of the cities in Iowa and 68% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Urbandale, IA. Overall, Urbandale, IA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Urbandale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Urbandale is 1 in 848
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Urbandale is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Urbandale is 1 in 62
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Urbandale, 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 Urbandale, IA, you have a 1 in 848 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 67. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Urbandale, IA is 1 in 62.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Urbandale, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Urbandale, IA has decreased by 40%, the amount of property crime in Urbandale, IA has decreased by 8%, and the total amount of crime in Urbandale, IA has decreased by 12% year to year.

Urbandale police department

ItemUrbandaleIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)523,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
There are a total of 52 Urbandale police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.8% less than the Iowa average and 60.7% 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
Saylorville, IA2,94464460524
Polk City, IA3,77076543619
Granger, IA1,40879564643
Van Meter, IA1,46390643733
Dallas Center, IA1,75790646736
Urbandale, IA41,1571181,5111,629

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Woonsocket, RI41,1365702,2302,799
Wilkes-Barre, PA41,2024962,8573,354
Linden, NJ41,0543322,5042,836
Findlay, OH41,2973342,9603,294
Rohnert Park, CA41,3524862,4122,898
Urbandale, IA41,1571181,5111,629
Source: The Urbandale, 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.