Reported Annual Crime In Webster City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWebster City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime159n/a (estimate)2,0582,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWebster City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape5n/a64.737.038.6
Robbery3n/a38.833.5101.9
Assault21n/a271.8213.2237.8
Violent crime29n/a (estimate)375286373
Burglary38n/a491.9476.7491.4
Theft88n/a1,139.21,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a51.8139.0220.2
Property crime130n/a (estimate)1,6832,0472,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Webster City, IA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Webster City, IA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Webster City, IA averages 12% lower than the rest of Iowa while the rate of crime on a national scale is 28% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Webster City, IA is 31% higher than the average rate of crime in Iowa and 1% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 18% lower than the remainder of the state of Iowa and 32% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Webster City, IA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Webster City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.64 daily crimes that occur in Webster City.
  • Webster City is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Webster City you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Webster City has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Webster City (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Webster City, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Webster City, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.13 times less than the Iowa average and 1.39 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Webster City, IA are 1.31 times more than the Iowa average and 1.01 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Webster City, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times less than the Iowa average and 1.48 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Webster City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Webster City, IA area in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Webster City, IA being safer than 34% of cities in Iowa and 35% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Webster City, IA. In conclusion, Webster City, IA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Webster City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Webster City is 1 in 267
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Webster City is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Webster City is 1 in 49
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Webster City, 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 Webster City, IA, then there is a 1 in 267 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 60. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 49 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Webster City, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Webster City (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Webster City, IA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Webster City, IA has increased by 18% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for Webster City, IA has decreased by 5% in the same time frame.

Webster City police department

ItemWebster CityIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)153,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 15 Webster City police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.6% greater than the Iowa average and 42.8% 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
Jewell Junction, IA1,198112801913
Eagle Grove, IA3,5061801,2911,471
Blairsburg, IA1163412,4402,781
Stanhope, IA4213532,5292,883
Stratford, IA6713602,5792,940
Webster City, IA7,9053751,6832,058

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY7,905133563696
Dexter, MO7,9021632,9033,066
Crookston, MN7,899265492757
Bridge City, TX7,8981261,1331,259
Houghton, MI7,897251,3151,340
Webster City, IA7,9053751,6832,058
Source: The Webster City, 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.