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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 26%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)2,910 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)442 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,468 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Chapin crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Chapin are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Chapin you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chapin is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chapin has not changed

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 227
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chapin is 1 in 41
      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

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      Hampton, IA4,326120120239
      Rockwell, IA1,100122681803
      Sheffield, IA1,283134747881
      Meservey, IA1773541,9802,334
      Rockford, IA7603672,0502,417
      Bradford, IA623842,1432,526
      Hansell, IA933912,1852,576
      Chapin, IA2594422,4682,910

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montour, IA2594012,2402,641
      Anderson, AL2595112,4032,914
      Somerville, OH2594512,7013,152
      East Side, PA2595362,2582,794
      Boody, IL2595682,0772,644
      Chapin, IA2594422,4682,910
      Source: The Chapin, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.