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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 7%
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 peopleAnita/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,597 (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)347 (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)2,250 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Anita crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Anita are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Anita you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Anita is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Anita has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Anita (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anita

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anita is 1 in 289
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anita is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Anita is 1 in 39

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

      Anita police department

      ItemAnitaIowaNational
      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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      Adair, IA8133382,1922,530
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      Massena, IA3113482,2632,612
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      Brayton, IA1453872,5162,904
      Exira, IA8813892,5242,913
      Anita, IA8703472,2502,597

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      Martin, SD8702,5217,4709,991
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      Point Venture, TX8701941,1101,304
      Pigeon Creek, OH8701641,1501,314
      Anita, IA8703472,2502,597
      Source: The Anita, 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.