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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 67%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleAvoca/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)756 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)115 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)642 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Avoca crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Avoca are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Avoca you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Avoca is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Avoca has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Avoca (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Avoca

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Avoca is 1 in 871
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Avoca is 1 in 156
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Avoca is 1 in 133

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

      Avoca police department

      ItemAvocaIowaNational
      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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      Neola, IA9783391,8952,235
      Shelby, IA6543531,9702,322
      Avoca, IA1,478115642756

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      Tombstone, AZ1,4792341,7151,949
      Washington Park, FL1,4791918821,073
      Avoca, IA1,478115642756
      Source: The Avoca, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.