Reported Annual Crime In West Union

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Union/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,110 (estimate)2,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Union/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)136 (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)974 (estimate)2,0472,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Union is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.04 daily crimes that occur in West Union.
  • West Union is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Union you have a 1 in 91 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Union has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In West Union (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Union

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Union is 1 in 736
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Union is 1 in 103
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Union is 1 in 91

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

West Union police department

ItemWest UnionIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)43,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 4 West Union police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.5% less than the Iowa average and 51.2% 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
Fayette, IA1,2061369721,107
Sumner, IA2,0811379791,115
Postville, IA2,3291541,1051,260
St. Lucas, IA1432892,0672,356
Jackson Junction, IA553022,1612,463
West Union, IA2,6421369741,110

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rhinebeck, NY2,642126531656
Jesup, IA2,642101721822
Van, TX2,6422252,3202,545
Hartford, AL2,6425313,7544,285
Covington, IN2,6411671,1141,281
West Union, IA2,6421369741,110
Source: The West Union, 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.