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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 24%
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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 peopleChariton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,747 (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)265 (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)1,481 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Chariton crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Chariton are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Chariton you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chariton is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chariton has not changed

Chariton crime map

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      Daily Crime In Chariton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chariton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chariton is 1 in 378
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chariton is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chariton is 1 in 58

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

      Chariton police department

      ItemCharitonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)63,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
      There are a total of 6 Chariton police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.8% less than the Iowa average and 57.2% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Melcher-Dallas, IA1,162145812958
      Lacona, IA4724102,2922,703
      Melrose, IA1534132,3062,718
      Lucas, IA1854162,3232,739
      Woodburn, IA2304312,4082,839
      Humeston, IA4004382,4462,884
      Russell, IA5164592,5613,020
      Chariton, IA4,2192651,4811,747

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Prairie du Sac, WI4,2181878601,047
      Verdigris, OK4,2171291,0071,135
      Prescott, WI4,21793628721
      Montgomery, GA4,2222351,1781,412
      Rockmart, GA4,2223145,4735,787
      Chariton, IA4,2192651,4811,747
      Source: The Chariton, 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.