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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 17%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnamosa/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime110n/a (estimate)2,0331,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape0n/a0.030.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault11n/a203.3187.9246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)203250381
Burglary19n/a351.1352.6376.0
Theft77n/a1,423.01,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a55.4148.5228.9
Property crime99n/a (estimate)1,8301,6922,200

Key findings

  • Anamosa crime rates are 21% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Anamosa are 47% lower than the national average
  • In Anamosa you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Anamosa is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Anamosa has not changed

Anamosa crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Anamosa (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Anamosa, Iowa is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Anamosa are 1.05 times more than the Iowa average and 1.27 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Anamosa are 1.23 times less than than Iowa and 1.87 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Anamosa are 1.08 times more than than Iowa and 1.20 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Anamosa (higher is better)

      Is Anamosa safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Anamosa to other cities in the state and across the country, Anamosa is 59% safer than other cities of Iowa and 50% safer than other cities in the nation. Anamosa has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anamosa

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anamosa is 1 in 492
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anamosa is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Anamosa is 1 in 50
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Anamosa, Iowa you have a 1 in 492 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 55 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Anamosa.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Anamosa is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Anamosa has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Anamosa, while property crimes in Anamosa have not changed. Total crime has not changed year over year.

      Anamosa police department

      ItemAnamosaIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)83,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
      There are a total of 8 Anamosa police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20% less than the Iowa average and 55.6% less than the National average.

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Springville, IA1,07092626718
      Cascade, IA1,97893627720
      Central City, IA1,32097657754
      Mechanicsville, IA1,052101682783
      Mount Vernon, IA4,487135721857
      Bertram, IA3411631,1021,265
      Lisbon, IA1,9082701,3971,667
      Anamosa, IA5,4592031,8302,033

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tichigan, WI5,459136721858
      Brush, CO5,4581121,5711,683
      Colby, KS5,4604172,5032,921
      Cameron, TX5,4573441,1951,539
      Mulvane, KS5,4611412,5502,691
      Anamosa, IA5,4592031,8302,033
      Source: The Anamosa, 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.