Reported Annual Crime In Van Meter

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVan Meter/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)733 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVan Meter/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)90 (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)643 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Van Meter is 74% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.01 daily crimes that occur in Van Meter.
  • Van Meter is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Van Meter you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Van Meter has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Van Meter (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Van Meter

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Van Meter is 1 in 1113
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Van Meter is 1 in 156
The chance of being a victim of crime in Van Meter is 1 in 137

Year Over Year Crime In Van Meter (per 100,000 people)

Van Meter police department

ItemVan MeterIowaNational
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
Dallas Center, IA1,75790646736
Earlham, IA1,778105749854
De Soto, IA1,142110788898
Cumming, IA383116827943
Clive, IA16,246117835952
Van Meter, IA1,46390643733

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grandview, TX1,4631891,3001,490
Gordonsville, TN1,4632531,1781,431
Roland, IA1,46396689785
Plattekill, NY1,463167706874
Kinderhook, NY1,463116491607
Van Meter, IA1,46390643733
Source: The Van Meter, 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.