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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 3%
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 peopleArlington/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,448 (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)315 (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)2,133 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Arlington crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arlington are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Arlington you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arlington is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arlington has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Arlington (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arlington

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arlington is 1 in 318
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arlington is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arlington is 1 in 41

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

      Arlington police department

      ItemArlingtonIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Elkader, IA1,325105708813
      Fayette, IA1,196110744854
      Strawberry Point, IA1,357111749859
      West Union, IA2,592116784900
      Edgewood, IA7953062,0732,380
      Oelwein, IA6,1953172,1502,467
      Elgin, IA7373252,1972,522
      Arlington, IA5263152,1332,448

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sand Rock, AL5265052,7363,241
      Aniak, AK5261,1334,2245,357
      Newport, NY5265302,1792,709
      Beacon, IA5263442,3272,671
      Cook, MN5263232,9303,253
      Arlington, IA5263152,1332,448
      Source: The Arlington, 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.