When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Centerville, IA. All reported Centerville, IA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Centerville, IA overall crime rate is 140% higher than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 111% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Centerville, IA, the rate is 22% higher than compared to the Iowa average, and 7% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Centerville, IA comes in at 156% higher than to the average seen in Iowa, and 130% higher than the overall national average.
The Centerville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Centerville 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 Centerville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Centerville is 111% higher than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 15.87 daily crimes that occur in Centerville.
Centerville is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
In Centerville you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Centerville has increased by 8%.
The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Centerville, IA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Centerville, IA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa state wide, are 2.40 times more than the state average and 2.11 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Centerville, IA on a daily bases are 1.22 times more than than Iowa average and 1.07 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Centerville, IA are 2.56 times more than the daily state average and 2.30 times more than the daily national numbers.
How Safe is Centerville (higher is better)
Many people wonder how safe they are in Centerville, IA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Centerville, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Centerville, IA is 17% safer than other cities of Iowa and 21% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Iowa cities and all around the United States, Centerville, IA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Centerville, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.
Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Centerville
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Centerville is 1 in 280
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Centerville is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Centerville is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Centerville, IA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Centerville, IA, you have a 1 in 280 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 19. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Centerville, IA is 1 in 18.
Year Over Year Crime In Centerville (per 100,000 people)
Determining whether Centerville, IA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Centerville, IA has decreased by 33% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Centerville, IA has increased by 8% in the same time frame.
Centerville police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 15 Centerville police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51% greater than the Iowa average and 16.3% less than the National average.
Sex offenders in Iowa
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.
Source: The Centerville, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.