Reported Annual Crime In Algona

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlgona/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42n/a (estimate)7622,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlgona/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape1n/a18.239.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault14n/a254.1211.0248.9
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)272293383
Burglary6n/a108.9479.3430.4
Theft18n/a326.71,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a54.5177.4237.4
Property crime27n/a (estimate)4902,1252,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Algona, IA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Algona, IA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Algona, IA is 68% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Iowa, and when compared with the national average, is 72% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Algona, IA has 7% lower than violent crime rate than Iowa average, while remaining 29% lower than the national average. In property crime, Algona, IA is 77% lower than the average of Iowa and is 79% lower than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Algona is 72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.09 daily crimes that occur in Algona.
  • Algona is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Algona you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Algona has decreased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Algona (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Algona, IA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Iowa and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Algona, IA are 3.17 times less than the Iowa average and 3.60 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Algona, IA are 1.08 times less than than Iowa and 1.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Algona, IA are 4.34 times less than than Iowa and 4.82 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Algona (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Iowa and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Algona, IA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Algona, IA has been ranked safer than 51% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Algona, IA is safer than 50% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Algona, IA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Algona, IA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Algona

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Algona is 1 in 368
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Algona is 1 in 205
The chance of being a victim of crime in Algona is 1 in 132
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Algona, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Algona, IA you have a 1 in 368 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 205 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 132 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Algona, IA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Algona, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Algona, IA has decreased by 1%, the amount of property crime in Algona, IA has decreased by 24%, and the total amount of crime in Algona, IA has decreased by 17% year to year.

Algona police department

ItemAlgonaIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.51.83.3
There are a total of 14 Algona police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.5% greater than the Iowa average and 22.1% 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
West Bend, IA8513372,4462,783
Wesley, IA3333642,6393,003
Whittemore, IA5043792,7513,130
Livermore, IA5083812,7643,145
Bode, IA2823952,8653,260
Rodman, IA394032,9233,326
Corwith, IA2304052,9363,341
Algona, IA5,496272490762

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waterville, OH5,49618453471
Woodside, CA5,496146812958
Old Fig Garden, CA5,4953782,1032,481
Edgerton, WI5,4941082,0272,135
Chester, SC5,4987894,2925,081
Algona, IA5,496272490762
Source: The Algona, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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