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Total crime 16%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 18%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peopleCharter Oak/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,878 (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)384 (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)2,494 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Charter Oak crime rates are 16% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Charter Oak are 1% higher than the national average
  • In Charter Oak you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Charter Oak is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Charter Oak has increased by 3%

Charter Oak crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Charter Oak (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Charter Oak

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Charter Oak is 1 in 261
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Charter Oak is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Charter Oak is 1 in 35

      Year Over Year Crime In Charter Oak (per 100,000 people)

      Charter Oak police department

      ItemCharter OakIowaNational
      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.

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      Mapleton, IA1,299112728840
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      Buck Grove, IA193222,0922,414
      Schleswig, IA8063392,1992,538
      Ute, IA3823622,3492,711
      Moorhead, IA2213642,3622,726
      Charter Oak, IA5963842,4942,878

      Cities with similar population

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      Martin, KY5960543543
      New England, ND5963262,2612,587
      Myrtle Springs, TX5963862,2032,589
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      Barstow, TX5966773,8644,541
      Charter Oak, IA5963842,4942,878
      Source: The Charter Oak, 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.