Reported Annual Crime In Van Wert

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVan Wert/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,388 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVan Wert/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)415 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,973 (estimate)2,0862,451

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Leon, IA1,996317529847
Sun Valley Lake, IA181118843960
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Murray, IA5553632,6052,968
Decatur City, IA2184223,0263,448
Woodburn, IA2394263,0543,480
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Van Wert, IA1974152,9733,388

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Van Wert is 19% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.28 daily crimes that occur in Van Wert.
  • Van Wert is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Van Wert you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Van Wert has increased by 2%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Van Wert

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Van Wert is 1 in 242
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Van Wert is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Van Wert is 1 in 30

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

Van Wert police department

ItemVan WertIowaNational
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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elizabeth, MN1973593,1543,514
Bonita, LA1979075,2856,192
Moore, MT1975554,0474,602
Garvin, OK1976824,5195,200
Sobieski, MN1973312,9033,233
Van Wert, IA1974152,9733,388
Source: The Van Wert, 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.