Reported Annual Crime In Cedar Falls

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCedar Falls/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime908n/a (estimate)2,1752,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCedar Falls/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.43.35.3
Rape27n/a64.739.241.7
Robbery6n/a14.439.898.0
Assault52n/a124.6211.0248.9
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)206293383
Burglary128n/a306.6479.3430.4
Theft666n/a1,595.41,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft28n/a67.1177.4237.4
Property crime822n/a (estimate)1,9692,1252,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Cedar Falls, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Cedar Falls, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Cedar Falls, IA crime rates are 10% lower than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 21% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Cedar Falls, IA has a rate that is 30% lower than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 46% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Cedar Falls, IA is 7% lower than its state's mean, and 17% lower than the country's average.
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The Cedar Falls crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cedar Falls as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Cedar Falls crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cedar Falls is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.96 daily crimes that occur in Cedar Falls.
  • Cedar Falls is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cedar Falls you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cedar Falls has increased by 25%.

Compare Cedar Falls, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Cedar Falls (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Cedar Falls, IA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Iowa and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Cedar Falls, IA are 1.11 times less than the Iowa average and 1.26 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Cedar Falls, IA are 1.42 times less than than Iowa and 1.86 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Cedar Falls, IA are 1.08 times less than than Iowa and 1.20 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Cedar Falls (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Cedar Falls, IA compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Cedar Falls, IA safer than 54% when compared to other Iowa cities, and 50% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Cedar Falls, IA. At this time, Cedar Falls, IA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cedar Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cedar Falls is 1 in 486
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cedar Falls is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cedar Falls is 1 in 46
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Cedar Falls, IA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Cedar Falls, IA, then there is a 1 in 486 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 46 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cedar Falls, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Cedar Falls (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Cedar Falls, IA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Cedar Falls, IA has increased by 93%, while the property crime rate in Cedar Falls, IA has increased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Cedar Falls, IA has increased by 26% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Cedar Falls police department

ItemCedar FallsIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)413,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.01.83.3
There are a total of 41 Cedar Falls police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.4% less than the Iowa average and 68.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dike, IA1,30962451514
Hudson, IA2,41481588670
Denver, IA1,81491662753
Reinbeck, IA1,76597702799
Elk Run Heights, IA1,006104756861
Shell Rock, IA1,254118859977
La Porte City, IA2,4031299391,068
Cedar Falls, IA40,8282061,9692,175

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Campbell, CA40,7882483,2533,501
Brentwood, TN40,873719411,012
Covington, KY40,7664533,2833,736
Sumter, SC40,7608174,5135,330
Coram, NY40,8993651,5501,916
Cedar Falls, IA40,8282061,9692,175
Source: The Cedar Falls, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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