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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 2%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAdel/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime121n/a (estimate)2,3562,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape3n/a58.436.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault8n/a155.8200.4250.2
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)214267379
Burglary23n/a447.8371.1340.5
Theft73n/a1,421.31,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft14n/a272.6163.0219.9
Property crime110n/a (estimate)2,1421,7342,110

Key findings

  • Adel crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Adel are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Adel you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Adel is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Adel has increased by 1%

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The Adel crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Adel as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Adel crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Adel (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Adel, IA per 100,000 people. In Adel, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.18 times more than the Iowa average and 1.06 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Adel is 1.24 times less than the Iowa average and 1.77 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Adel has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times more than the Iowa average and 1.02 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Adel (higher is better)

      How safe is Adel, Iowa compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Adel is safer than 45% of the cities in Iowa and 42% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Adel. Overall, Adel is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Adel

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Adel is 1 in 467
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Adel is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Adel is 1 in 43
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Adel? In Adel, IA you have a 1 in 467 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Adel.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Adel, IA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Adel has decreased by 33%, while the property crime rate in Adel has increased by 6% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Adel has increased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Adel police department

      ItemAdelIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)93,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.31.83.3
      There are a total of 9 Adel police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.8% greater than the Iowa average and 28.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Granger, IA1,46168442510
      Dallas Center, IA1,85186559645
      Van Meter, IA1,25690585675
      Earlham, IA1,52396625721
      Clive, IA17,02240699740
      De Soto, IA1,06599645744
      Cumming, IA415108701808
      Adel, IA4,0302142,1422,356

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Washington Park, IL4,0294231,9182,341
      Carlisle, IA4,0311629691,131
      Scandia, MN4,02983734818
      Rigby, ID4,02871828899
      Dannemora, NY4,0273731,4261,799
      Adel, IA4,0302142,1422,356
      Source: The Adel, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.