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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 73%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClinton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime988n/a (estimate)3,9552,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape11n/a44.036.942.6
Robbery12n/a48.027.481.6
Assault54n/a216.2200.4250.2
Violent crime77n/a (estimate)308267379
Burglary182n/a728.5371.1340.5
Theft685n/a2,742.01,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft44n/a176.1163.0219.9
Property crime911n/a (estimate)3,6471,7342,110

Key findings

  • Clinton crime rates are 59% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clinton are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Clinton you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clinton is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clinton has decreased by 35%

Clinton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Clinton (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Clinton, per 100,000 residents. In Clinton, the total number of daily crimes is 1.98 times more than the Iowa average and 1.59 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Clinton are 1.16 times more than the Iowa average and 1.23 times less than the national average. For property crime, Clinton has a daily crime rate that is 2.10 times more than the Iowa average and 1.73 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Clinton (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Clinton to every other city in Iowa, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Clinton safe? The gauges above illustrate that Clinton is safer than 17% of every city located within Iowa along with 22% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Clinton, IA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clinton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clinton is 1 in 325
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clinton is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clinton is 1 in 26
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Clinton, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 325. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 28 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 Clinton is 1 in 26.

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

      Determining whether Clinton is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Clinton violent crime rates have decreased by 73%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 26% year over year. Total crimes for Clinton has decreased by 35% in the same time frame.

      Clinton police department

      ItemClintonIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)463,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
      There are a total of 46 Clinton police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% less than the Iowa average and 47.5% 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
      Prophetstown, IL2,093000
      Erie, IL1,5450266266
      Princeton, IA1,10081524605
      Preston, IA1,037111720830
      Camanche, IA4,3681781,1561,334
      Fulton, IL3,4551501,8021,952
      McCausland, IA3262621,7001,962
      Clinton, IA26,1483083,6473,955

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      University Park, FL26,1503642,0672,431
      Rockledge, FL26,1442211,3851,606
      East Lake-Orient Park, FL26,1605773,2733,850
      Shoreview, MN26,1611781,5671,745
      Smithtown, NY26,162191730921
      Clinton, IA26,1483083,6473,955
      Source: The Clinton, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.