Reported Annual Crime In Central City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)939 (estimate)2,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCentral City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.241.7
Robberyn/an/an/a39.898.0
Assaultn/an/an/a211.0248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)114 (estimate)293383
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.3430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a177.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)825 (estimate)2,1252,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Central City is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.57 daily crimes that occur in Central City.
  • Central City is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Central City you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Central City has increased by 4%.

Compare Central City, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Central City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Central City is 1 in 879
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Central City is 1 in 122
The chance of being a victim of crime in Central City is 1 in 107

Year Over Year Crime In Central City (per 100,000 people)

Central City police department

ItemCentral CityIowaNational
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
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
Robins, IA3,43456405461
Palo, IA1,036101732833
Center Point, IA2,507105763868
Springville, IA1,070108786894
Marion, IA37,1981741,5951,770
Anamosa, IA5,4592031,8302,033
Hiawatha, IA7,1602461,7872,033
Central City, IA1,320114825939

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lewiston, CA1,3202091,1601,369
Metolius, OR1,3201581,6761,835
Hiram, OH1,320103839942
Irwindale, CA1,31983614,76315,599
Cave Spring, GA1,3196991,6592,358
Central City, IA1,320114825939
Source: The Central City, 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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