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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 19%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChapin/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,908 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)388 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,520 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Chapin crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Chapin are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Chapin you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chapin is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chapin has decreased by 17%

Chapin crime map

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The Chapin crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Chapin as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Chapin crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Chapin (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chapin

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chapin is 1 in 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chapin is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chapin is 1 in 35

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

      Chapin police department

      ItemChapinIowaNational
      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
      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
      Hampton, IA4,32695380475
      Rockwell, IA1,100107695802
      Sheffield, IA1,283117763880
      Meservey, IA1773112,0212,333
      Rockford, IA7603222,0932,416
      Bradford, IA623372,1882,525
      Hansell, IA933442,2312,574
      Chapin, IA2593882,5202,908

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      La Crosse, FL2594812,7293,210
      Avera, GA2595343,7214,255
      Boody, IL2595422,4593,001
      Geraldine, MT2596033,2643,867
      Orient, OH2593902,7393,130
      Chapin, IA2593882,5202,908
      Source: The Chapin, 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.