Reported Annual Crime In Clear Lake

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClear Lake/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime179n/a (estimate)2,3682,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClear Lake/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape1n/a13.239.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault27n/a357.2211.0248.9
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)370293383
Burglary31n/a410.1479.3430.4
Theft109n/a1,442.01,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a145.5177.4237.4
Property crime151n/a (estimate)1,9982,1252,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Clear Lake, IA. All reported Clear Lake, 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 Clear Lake, IA overall crime rate is 2% lower than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 14% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Clear Lake, IA, the rate is 26% higher than compared to the Iowa average, and 3% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Clear Lake, IA comes in at 6% lower than to the average seen in Iowa, and 15% lower than the overall national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clear Lake is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.49 daily crimes that occur in Clear Lake.
  • Clear Lake is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clear Lake you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clear Lake has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Clear Lake (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Clear Lake, IA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national scale. In Clear Lake, IA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.02 times less than the Iowa average and 1.16 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Clear Lake, IA is 1.26 times more than the Iowa average and 1.03 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Clear Lake, IA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.06 times less than the Iowa average and 1.18 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Clear Lake (higher is better)

How safe is Clear Lake, IA compared to other cities in Iowa and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Clear Lake, IA is safer than 32% of the cities in Iowa and 34% 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 Clear Lake, IA. Overall, Clear Lake, IA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clear Lake

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clear Lake is 1 in 270
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clear Lake is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clear Lake is 1 in 43
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Clear Lake, IA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Clear Lake, IA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 270. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 51 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Clear Lake, IA is 1 in 43.

Year Over Year Crime In Clear Lake (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Clear Lake, IA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Clear Lake, IA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 5% in Clear Lake, IA, while property crimes in Clear Lake, IA have decreased by 24%. Crimes in total for Clear Lake, IA have decreased by 20% year over year.

Clear Lake police department

ItemClear LakeIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)213,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.71.83.3
There are a total of 21 Clear Lake police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50% greater than the Iowa average and 16.9% 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
Forest City, IA4,043200501701
Rockwell, IA1,100117852970
Manly, IA1,5511379921,129
Garner, IA3,0911401,0161,157
Ventura, IA7371771,2861,463
Rock Falls, IA1503292,3882,717
Plymouth, IA3443482,5212,869
Clear Lake, IA7,6443701,9982,368

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gettysburg, PA7,6434801,7632,242
Summit, WA7,6462672,7863,053
Ivins, UT7,6461992,3102,508
Laughlin, NV7,6415912,7773,368
Burton, SC7,6484893,0903,579
Clear Lake, IA7,6443701,9982,368
Source: The Clear Lake, 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.
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