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Total crime 125%
Violent crime 6%
Property crime 147%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCenterville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime308n/a (estimate)5,7941,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape1n/a18.830.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault18n/a338.6187.9246.8
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)357250381
Burglary153n/a2,878.1352.6376.0
Theft122n/a2,295.01,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft14n/a263.4148.5228.9
Property crime289n/a (estimate)5,4361,6922,200

Key findings

  • Centerville crime rates are 125% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Centerville are 6% lower than the national average
  • In Centerville you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Centerville is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Centerville has increased by 16%

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      Daily Crime In Centerville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Centerville on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Centerville (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa, are 2.98 times more than the state average and 2.25 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Centerville on a daily basis are 1.43 times more than than Iowa average and 1.06 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Centerville are 3.21 times more than the daily state average and 2.47 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Centerville (higher is better)

      Is Centerville safe 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 Centerville to other cities in the state and across the country, Centerville is 15% safer than other cities of Iowa and 15% safer than other cities in the nation. Centerville has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      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
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Centerville? In Centerville, 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 is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Centerville violent crime rates have increased by 12%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Centerville has increased by 16% in the same time frame.

      Centerville police department

      ItemCentervilleIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)153,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.71.83.3
      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

      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
      Plano, IA592941,9922,286
      Unionville, IA782941,9922,286
      Numa, IA693342,2592,592
      Udell, IA373412,3082,649
      Moravia, IA7923502,3662,715
      Rathbun, IA813512,3752,726
      Exline, IA1543772,5492,925
      Centerville, IA5,4043575,4365,794

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Englewood Cliffs, NJ5,405191,1491,168
      La Habra Heights, CA5,4061111,2191,330
      Anthony, TX5,4022431,7712,014
      Uhrichsville, OH5,39956749805
      Newberry, FL5,4103422,0242,366
      Centerville, IA5,4043575,4365,794
      Source: The Centerville, 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.