Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,430 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)420 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,010 (estimate)2,0862,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 21% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.4 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 239
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 30

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterIowaNational
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
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
Ostrander, MN232000
Preston, MN1,38307777
Cresco, IA3,83926758784
Grand Meadow, MN1,1621151,0081,123
Spring Valley, MN2,4511291,1311,260
Riceville, IA8343672,6312,998
Lime Springs, IA4863912,8043,195
Chester, IA2634203,0103,430

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Takilma, OR2633163,5403,856
Ebro, FL2636444,0254,669
Hilltop, TX2632501,5901,840
Elk City, KS2636144,3574,971
New Ringgold, PA2634312,3772,808
Chester, IA2634203,0103,430
Source: The Chester, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.