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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 33%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClarinda/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime174n/a (estimate)3,2511,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape4n/a74.730.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault13n/a242.9187.9246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)318250381
Burglary40n/a747.2352.6376.0
Theft104n/a1,942.81,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a242.9148.5228.9
Property crime157n/a (estimate)2,9331,6922,200

Key findings

  • Clarinda crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clarinda are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Clarinda you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clarinda is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clarinda has not changed

Clarinda crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Clarinda (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Clarinda, IA per 100,000 people. In Clarinda, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.67 times more than the Iowa average and 1.26 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Clarinda is 1.27 times more than the Iowa average and 1.20 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Clarinda has a daily crime rate that is 1.73 times more than the Iowa average and 1.33 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Clarinda (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Iowa and all other cities across the US, is Clarinda safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Clarinda is safer than 26% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Clarinda is safer than 28% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Clarinda. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Clarinda is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clarinda

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clarinda is 1 in 315
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clarinda is 1 in 35
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clarinda is 1 in 31
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Clarinda, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 315. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 35 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Clarinda is 1 in 31.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Clarinda is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Clarinda has not changed and the rate of property crime in Clarinda has not changed. The total crime rate in Clarinda has not changed year to year.

      Clarinda police department

      ItemClarindaIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.51.83.3
      There are a total of 14 Clarinda police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.5% greater than the Iowa average and 23.2% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Villisca, IA1,255126854981
      Essex, IA8593362,2742,610
      New Market, IA3933432,3222,665
      Blanchard, IA293452,3362,681
      Coin, IA2203652,4682,832
      Braddyville, IA1523762,5442,920
      Shambaugh, IA1963812,5782,959
      Clarinda, IA5,4313182,9333,251

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Terryville, CT5,4312121,7241,936
      Salida, CO5,4301012,0332,134
      Wappingers Falls, NY5,4293491,4341,783
      Highland, NY5,4293291,3551,685
      Aberdeen, MS5,4272382,4442,682
      Clarinda, IA5,4313182,9333,251
      Source: The Clarinda, 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.