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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 46%
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 peopleBoone/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime177n/a (estimate)1,4222,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape2n/a16.136.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault34n/a273.1200.4250.2
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)289267379
Burglary23n/a184.8371.1340.5
Theft107n/a859.61,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft11n/a88.4163.0219.9
Property crime141n/a (estimate)1,1331,7342,110

Key findings

  • Boone crime rates are 43% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Boone are 24% lower than the national average
  • In Boone you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Boone is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Boone has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Boone (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Boone for every 100,000 residents. The Boone total amount of daily crime is 1.41 times less than the Iowa average and 1.75 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Boone, is 1.08 times more than the Iowa average, and it is 1.31 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Boone has a daily crime average that is 1.53 times less than the Iowa average and 1.86 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Boone (higher is better)

      How safe is Boone, Iowa compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Boone is safer than 48% of the cities in Iowa and 45% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Boone. Overall, Boone is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boone

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boone is 1 in 346
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boone is 1 in 89
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Boone is 1 in 71
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Boone? In Boone, IA you have a 1 in 346 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 89 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Boone.

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

      A good indicator of whether Boone is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Boone has decreased by 43%, while the property crime rate in Boone has decreased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Boone has decreased by 20% year over year.

      Boone police department

      ItemBooneIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)183,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
      There are a total of 18 Boone police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.2% less than the Iowa average and 56.4% 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
      Gilbert, IA1,18379513592
      Slater, IA1,61789579669
      Huxley, IA3,474110716826
      Woodward, IA1,621114739852
      Madrid, IA2,585116754870
      Ogden, IA2,069125811936
      Story City, IA3,4232081,2201,428
      Boone, IA12,6092891,1331,422

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Georgetown, GA12,6212952,0582,353
      Dallas, GA12,6223822,6613,043
      San Anselmo, CA12,6231688881,056
      Clarkston, GA12,5945692,9363,505
      Ardmore, PA12,592117534651
      Boone, IA12,6092891,1331,422
      Source: The Boone, 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.