Annual Crime In Carroll (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarroll/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime170n/a (estimate)1,7141,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarroll/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape0n/a0.030.942.6
Robbery1n/a10.129.586.2
Assault1n/a10.1187.9246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)20250381
Burglary53n/a534.3352.6376.0
Theft103n/a1,038.31,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a121.0148.5228.9
Property crime168n/a (estimate)1,6941,6922,200

Key findings

  • Carroll crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carroll are 95% lower than the national average
  • In Carroll you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carroll is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carroll has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Carroll (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Carroll, IA per 100,000 people. In Carroll, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.13 times less than the Iowa average and 1.51 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Carroll is 12.40 times less than the Iowa average and 18.88 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Carroll has a daily crime rate that is 1.00 times more than the Iowa average and 1.30 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Carroll (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Carroll, IA in comparison to other cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Carroll to other cities in the state and across the country, Carroll is 83% safer than other cities of Iowa and 69% safer than other cities in the nation. Carroll has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carroll

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carroll is 1 in 4960
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carroll is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carroll is 1 in 59
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Carroll, IA you have a 1 in 4960 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 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Carroll.

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

      Determining whether Carroll is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Carroll violent crime rates have decreased by 67%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 19% year over year. Total crimes for Carroll has decreased by 20% in the same time frame.

      Carroll police department

      ItemCarrollIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)153,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
      There are a total of 15 Carroll police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.1% less than the Iowa average and 54.6% 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
      Manning, IA1,509104703807
      Glidden, IA1,422108732840
      Coon Rapids, IA1,371111753864
      Lake City, IA1,759115777892
      Templeton, IA3842731,8512,124
      Breda, IA4382921,9742,265
      Westside, IA3292951,9932,288
      Carroll, IA9,990201,6941,714

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Benton Harbor, MI9,9882,1664,2906,456
      Clinton, TN9,9935524,2524,804
      Bee Ridge, FL9,9982361,3981,634
      Kendallville, IN9,9805282,7413,269
      Harrisonville, MO10,0023562,9473,303
      Carroll, IA9,990201,6941,714
      Source: The Carroll, 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.