Reported Annual Crime In Alton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)897 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)110 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)787 (estimate)2,0862,451

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The Alton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alton 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 Alton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alton is 68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.46 daily crimes that occur in Alton.
  • Alton is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alton you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alton has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Alton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alton is 1 in 911
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alton is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alton is 1 in 112

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

Alton police department

ItemAltonIowaNational
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
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
Sioux Center, IA7,37027146172
Rock Valley, IA3,6230665665
Orange City, IA6,15332771803
Marcus, IA1,146117842959
Remsen, IA1,824122873994
Hull, IA2,146122875997
Sheldon, IA5,0152571,0461,303
Alton, IA1,325110787897

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elkader, IA1,325122873995
Ransom Canyon, TX1,32561387448
Griggsville, IL1,3252301,0811,312
Doña Ana, NM1,3253521,9742,326
Vardaman, MS1,3251411,3901,531
Alton, IA1,325110787897
Source: The Alton, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.