Reported Annual Crime In Atlantic

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtlantic/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime154n/a (estimate)2,3381,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtlantic/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape2n/a30.430.942.6
Robbery2n/a30.429.586.2
Assault19n/a288.4187.9246.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)349250381
Burglary28n/a425.0352.6376.0
Theft94n/a1,426.81,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft9n/a136.6148.5228.9
Property crime131n/a (estimate)1,9881,6922,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Atlantic, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Atlantic, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Atlantic, IA crime rates are 20% higher than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 9% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Atlantic, IA has a rate that is 40% higher than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 8% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Atlantic, IA is 18% higher than its state's mean, and 10% lower than the country's average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Atlantic is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.4 daily crimes that occur in Atlantic.
  • Atlantic is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Atlantic you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Atlantic has increased by 1%.

Compare Atlantic, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Atlantic (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Atlantic, IA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national level. In Atlantic, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.20 times more than the Iowa average and 1.10 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Atlantic, IA is 1.40 times more than the Iowa average and 1.09 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Atlantic, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times more than the Iowa average and 1.11 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Atlantic (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Iowa and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Atlantic, IA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Atlantic, IA has been ranked safer than 37% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Atlantic, IA is safer than 36% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Atlantic, IA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Atlantic, IA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Atlantic

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Atlantic is 1 in 287
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atlantic is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Atlantic is 1 in 43
      Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Atlantic, IA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Atlantic, IA, you have a 1 in 287 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 51. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Atlantic, IA is 1 in 43.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Atlantic, IA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Atlantic, IA has increased by 23% and the rate of property crime in Atlantic, IA has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in Atlantic, IA has increased by 1% year to year.

      Atlantic police department

      ItemAtlanticIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)133,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
      There are a total of 13 Atlantic police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.1% greater than the Iowa average and 43.4% 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
      Griswold, IA1,176116785901
      Elk Horn, IA5322731,8502,123
      Walnut, IA7063082,0852,393
      Wiota, IA863172,1492,466
      Anita, IA8703242,1962,520
      Massena, IA3113262,2082,535
      Marne, IA1203372,2812,618
      Atlantic, IA6,8173491,9882,338

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Neptune Beach, FL6,8171781,4761,654
      Roeland Park, KS6,8163051,8332,138
      Sudden Valley, WA6,8182632,4832,746
      Huron, CA6,8211,2986631,961
      Martins Ferry, OH6,8132261,2231,449
      Atlantic, IA6,8173491,9882,338
      Source: The Atlantic, 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.