Reported Annual Crime In Charles City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharles City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime173n/a (estimate)2,3302,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCharles City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.53.35.3
Rape6n/a80.839.241.7
Robbery2n/a26.939.898.0
Assault5n/a67.3211.0248.9
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)189293383
Burglary29n/a390.6479.3430.4
Theft126n/a1,697.01,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a53.9177.4237.4
Property crime159n/a (estimate)2,1412,1252,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Charles City, IA. All reported Charles City, IA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Charles City, IA overall crime rate is 4% lower than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 15% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Charles City, IA, the rate is 36% lower than compared to the Iowa average, and 51% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Charles City, IA comes in at 1% higher than to the average seen in Iowa, and 9% lower than the overall national average.

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

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  • The overall crime rate in Charles City is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.38 daily crimes that occur in Charles City.
  • Charles City is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Charles City you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Charles City has decreased by 5%.

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Charles City, IA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national scale. In Charles City, IA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.04 times less than the Iowa average and 1.18 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Charles City, IA is 1.56 times less than the Iowa average and 2.03 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Charles City, IA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.01 times more than the Iowa average and 1.10 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Charles City (higher is better)

How safe is Charles City, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Charles City, IA is safer than 46% of the cities in Iowa and 45% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Iowa and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Charles City, IA. Overall, Charles City, IA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charles City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charles City is 1 in 531
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charles City is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Charles City is 1 in 43
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Charles City, IA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Charles City, IA, you have a 1 in 531 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 47. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Charles City, IA is 1 in 43.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Charles City, IA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Charles City, IA has increased by 18% and the rate of property crime in Charles City, IA has decreased by 7%. The total crime rate in Charles City, IA has decreased by 5% year to year.

Charles City police department

ItemCharles CityIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)213,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.81.83.3
There are a total of 21 Charles City police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.9% greater than the Iowa average and 14.7% 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
Greene, IA1,1151249021,027
Nashua, IA1,6131259091,034
Rockford, IA7603542,5652,919
Rudd, IA3663672,6593,025
North Washington, IA1613682,6703,039
Marble Rock, IA3163742,7103,084
Ionia, IA3323842,7823,166
Charles City, IA7,4961892,1412,330

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mantua, VA7,49768583651
Dayton, TX7,4943712,5082,879
Sandwich, IL7,491122503626
West Glens Falls, NY7,5014191,7752,193
Swainsboro, GA7,5049844,6135,597
Charles City, IA7,4961892,1412,330
Source: The Charles 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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