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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleAlta/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)875 (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)113 (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)763 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Alta crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alta are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Alta you have a 1 in 115 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alta is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alta has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Alta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alta is 1 in 888
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alta is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alta is 1 in 115

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

      Alta police department

      ItemAltaIowaNational
      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.

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      Holstein, IA1,416100679780
      Cherokee, IA5,113303585888
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      Aurelia, IA9552951,9962,290
      Early, IA6993492,3622,710
      Schaller, IA7953562,4092,765
      Rembrandt, IA1613572,4152,772
      Alta, IA2,104113763875

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Coupeville, WA2,1041201,1311,251
      Washburn, WI2,1042947851,079
      Vincent, AL2,1032561,3891,645
      Boulevard Gardens, FL2,1052021,1951,397
      Leetonia, OH2,1051421,1071,249
      Alta, IA2,104113763875
      Source: The Alta, 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.