Reported Annual Crime In Waukon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaukon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime23n/a (estimate)6112,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaukon/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape2n/a53.137.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.033.5101.9
Assault1n/a26.6213.2237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)80286373
Burglary3n/a79.7476.7491.4
Theft15n/a398.31,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a53.1139.0220.2
Property crime20n/a (estimate)5312,0472,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Waukon, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Waukon, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Waukon, IA crime rates are 74% lower than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 79% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Waukon, IA has a rate that is 72% lower than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 79% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Waukon, IA is 74% lower than its state's mean, and 79% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waukon is 79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.67 daily crimes that occur in Waukon.
  • Waukon is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waukon you have a 1 in 164 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waukon has increased by 1078%.

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Daily Crime In Waukon (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Waukon, 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 Waukon, IA are 3.82 times less than the Iowa average and 4.68 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Waukon, IA are 3.59 times less than than Iowa and 4.68 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Waukon, IA are 3.86 times less than than Iowa and 4.68 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Waukon (higher is better)

How safe is Waukon, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Waukon, IA is safer than 95% of the cities in Iowa and 86% 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 Waukon, IA. Overall, Waukon, IA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waukon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waukon is 1 in 1256
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waukon is 1 in 189
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waukon is 1 in 164
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Waukon, IA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Waukon, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1256. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 189 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Waukon, IA is 1 in 164.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Waukon, 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 Waukon, IA has not changed, the amount of property crime in Waukon, IA has increased by 921%, and the total amount of crime in Waukon, IA has increased by 1075% year to year.

Waukon police department

ItemWaukonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)73,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 7 Waukon police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% less than the Iowa average and 45% 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
Monona, IA1,625111792903
Postville, IA2,3291541,1051,260
Waterville, IA1383122,2302,541
Ossian, IA9343282,3492,677
Lansing, IA8813372,4132,750
Waukon, IA3,84680531611

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Le Claire, IA3,84654390444
Cisco, TX3,846271,6551,682
Green Oaks, IL3,84473379452
Escatawpa, MS3,8481491,5311,680
Chattanooga Valley, GA3,8482181,7411,959
Waukon, IA3,84680531611
Source: The Waukon, 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.