Reported Annual Crime In Chariton

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are 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)2,109 (estimate)2,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChariton/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)256 (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)1,854 (estimate)2,1252,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chariton is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.78 daily crimes that occur in Chariton.
  • Chariton is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chariton you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chariton has decreased by 25%.

Compare Chariton, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Chariton (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Chariton (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chariton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chariton is 1 in 392
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chariton is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chariton is 1 in 48

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
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
Melcher-Dallas, IA1,1621401,0171,157
Lacona, IA4723962,8693,265
Melrose, IA1533982,8853,283
Lucas, IA1854012,9073,308
Woodburn, IA2304153,0133,428
Humeston, IA4004223,0623,484
Russell, IA5164423,2053,647
Chariton, IA4,2192561,8542,109

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Prairie du Sac, WI4,2181851,0461,231
Prescott, WI4,21795829924
Verdigris, OK4,217671,3151,381
Rockmart, GA4,2226958,4789,173
Montgomery, GA4,2222091,6781,888
Chariton, IA4,2192561,8542,109
Source: The Chariton, 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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