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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 67%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)838 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)108 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)730 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Akron crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Akron are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Akron you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Akron is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Akron has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Akron (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Akron

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Akron is 1 in 928
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Akron is 1 in 138
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Akron is 1 in 120

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

      Akron police department

      ItemAkronIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a3,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      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

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      Alcester, SD1,000000
      Elk Point, SD2,120161689850
      Hawarden, IA2,5382387921,030
      Hinton, IA8092121,4331,644
      Brunsville, IA1052321,5721,805
      Ireton, IA6652671,8052,071
      Westfield, IA1593602,4402,800
      Akron, IA1,485108730838

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenville, VA1,48599824923
      Akron, IN1,4851831,0421,224
      Blue Ridge, GA1,4852822,0452,327
      Gregory, SD1,4852008521,051
      Munday, TX1,4852201,2671,487
      Akron, IA1,485108730838
      Source: The Akron, 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.