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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 39%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBettendorf/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime520n/a (estimate)1,4062,0002,489
Murder1n/a2.71.95.0
Rape8n/a21.636.942.6
Robbery7n/a18.927.481.6
Assault30n/a81.1200.4250.2
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)124267379
Burglary62n/a167.7371.1340.5
Theft375n/a1,014.31,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft37n/a100.1163.0219.9
Property crime474n/a (estimate)1,2821,7342,110

Key findings

  • Bettendorf crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bettendorf are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Bettendorf you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bettendorf is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bettendorf has decreased by 28%

Bettendorf crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Bettendorf (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Bettendorf for every 100,000 residents. The Bettendorf total amount of daily crime is 1.42 times less than the Iowa average and 1.77 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bettendorf, is 2.14 times less than the Iowa average, and it is 3.05 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Bettendorf has a daily crime average that is 1.35 times less than the Iowa average and 1.65 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Bettendorf (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bettendorf, Iowa compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Bettendorf safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Bettendorf is safer than 74% of Iowa cities, and 65% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bettendorf. At this time, Bettendorf sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bettendorf

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bettendorf is 1 in 804
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bettendorf is 1 in 79
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bettendorf is 1 in 72
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bettendorf? In Bettendorf, IA you have a 1 in 804 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bettendorf.

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

      Determining whether Bettendorf is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Bettendorf violent crime rates have decreased by 17%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 29% year over year. Total crimes for Bettendorf has decreased by 28% in the same time frame.

      Bettendorf police department

      ItemBettendorfIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)513,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
      There are a total of 51 Bettendorf police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.1% less than the Iowa average and 53.5% 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
      Orion, IL2,01356503559
      Princeton, IA1,10081524605
      Eldridge, IA6,12229602631
      Park View, IA2,71895619715
      Le Claire, IA3,931224499723
      Port Byron, IL1,670136617754
      Rapids City, IL1,095137620757
      Bettendorf, IA35,0481241,2821,406

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      University City, MO35,0423143,3313,644
      Oregon City, OR35,0572841,7071,991
      Kaneohe, HI35,0652562,5422,798
      Orangevale, CA35,0845252,7733,298
      Prattville, AL35,1072333,4203,653
      Bettendorf, IA35,0481241,2821,406
      Source: The Bettendorf, 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.