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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 68%
Property crime 63%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)902 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)120 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)782 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Alta crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alta are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Alta you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alta is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alta has increased by 3%

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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 831
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alta is 1 in 128
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alta is 1 in 111

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Holstein, IA1,416107696803
      Storm Lake, IA10,7683931,6202,013
      Lakeside, IA6742741,7762,050
      Cherokee, IA5,1132841,8422,126
      Aurelia, IA9553152,0452,360
      Early, IA6993732,4202,793
      Schaller, IA7953802,4692,849
      Alta, IA2,104120782902

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Washburn, WI2,104490490981
      Coupeville, WA2,1041131,0291,142
      Vincent, AL2,1032521,3181,570
      Loretto, TN2,105391503894
      New Palestine, IN2,103105556660
      Alta, IA2,104120782902
      Source: The Alta, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.