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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 12%
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 peopleCambridge/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,210 (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)285 (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)1,926 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Cambridge crime rates are 14% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cambridge are 25% lower than the national average
  • In Cambridge you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cambridge is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cambridge has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Cambridge (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cambridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cambridge is 1 in 352
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cambridge is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cambridge is 1 in 46

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

      Cambridge police department

      ItemCambridgeIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Granger, IA1,46164432495
      Gilbert, IA1,18374501575
      Polk City, IA4,115130455585
      Slater, IA1,61784565649
      Huxley, IA3,474103698801
      Madrid, IA2,585109736845
      Alleman, IA4991841,2491,433
      Cambridge, IA8532851,9262,210

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lowden, IA8533082,0872,395
      Matherville, IL8535452,6073,152
      Fuller Acres, CA8537223,8464,568
      Castalia, OH8532862,2262,512
      Cherokee, AL8531001,9022,002
      Cambridge, IA8532851,9262,210
      Source: The Cambridge, 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.