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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 71%
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 peopleAvoca/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)734 (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)94 (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)639 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Avoca crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Avoca are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Avoca you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Avoca is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Avoca has decreased by 20%

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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 1059
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Avoca is 1 in 157
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Avoca is 1 in 137

      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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      Harlan, IA5,008163102265
      Oakland, IA1,54499670769
      Bentley, IA1071491,0111,160
      Elk Horn, IA5322731,8502,123
      Minden, IA6342771,8732,150
      Neola, IA9782791,8892,168
      Shelby, IA6542901,9632,253
      Avoca, IA1,47894639734

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newport, ME1,4781831,8332,016
      Richlandtown, PA1,47896469566
      Annandale, NJ1,47860408468
      Baxter, TN1,479691,9962,065
      Washington Park, FL1,4791921,1381,330
      Avoca, IA1,47894639734
      Source: The Avoca, 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.