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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 21%
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.
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 peopleBridgewater/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,941 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)392 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,549 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Bridgewater crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bridgewater are 3% higher than the national average
  • In Bridgewater you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bridgewater is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bridgewater has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Bridgewater (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bridgewater

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 255
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bridgewater is 1 in 35

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

      Bridgewater police department

      ItemBridgewaterIowaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Greenfield, IA1,951114739853
      Wiota, IA863392,2022,541
      Orient, IA4263452,2372,582
      Anita, IA8703472,2502,597
      Massena, IA3113482,2632,612
      Fontanelle, IA6673632,3592,723
      Cumberland, IA2504192,7233,142
      Bridgewater, IA1403922,5492,941

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosalia, KS1405793,2593,838
      Milledgeville, OH1404343,0473,481
      Pringle, SD1405052,2432,748
      Washington, VA14084664748
      Walters, MN1403813,3603,741
      Bridgewater, IA1403922,5492,941
      Source: The Bridgewater, 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.