Reported Annual Crime In West Branch

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Branch/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)877 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Branch/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)108 (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)770 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Branch is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.4 daily crimes that occur in West Branch.
  • West Branch is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Branch you have a 1 in 114 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Branch has increased by 4%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Branch

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Branch is 1 in 930
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Branch is 1 in 130
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Branch is 1 in 114

Year Over Year Crime In West Branch (per 100,000 people)

West Branch police department

ItemWest BranchIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
There are a total of 3 West Branch police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.3% less than the Iowa average and 60.4% 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
University Heights, IA1,21440287327
Ely, IA1,96663448510
Solon, IA2,46082584665
West Liberty, IA3,750188590778
Lone Tree, IA1,39497694791
West Branch, IA2,684108770877

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bath, PA2,684134771904
Clifton, TN2,684112450562
Sewanee, TN2,684147705852
Janesville, MN2,6850623623
Versailles, OH2,6851141,0071,121
West Branch, IA2,684108770877
Source: The West Branch, 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.