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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 57%
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 peopleColumbus Junction/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,043 (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)139 (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)904 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Columbus Junction crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Columbus Junction are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Columbus Junction you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Columbus Junction is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Columbus Junction has increased by 3%

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      Daily Crime In Columbus Junction (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbus Junction

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbus Junction is 1 in 719
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus Junction is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus Junction is 1 in 96

      Year Over Year Crime In Columbus Junction (per 100,000 people)

      Columbus Junction police department

      ItemColumbus JunctionIowaNational
      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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      Fruitland, IA1,19692600692
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      Nichols, IA3603262,1192,446
      Grandview, IA4493272,1222,449
      Columbus Junction, IA2,2141399041,043

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      Grandview Plaza, KS2,2141,1521,3442,495
      White Pine, TN2,215853,0563,141
      Kerhonkson, NY2,2152087971,005
      Glenwood, AR2,215951,1461,241
      Shrub Oak, NY2,216123470593
      Columbus Junction, IA2,2141399041,043
      Source: The Columbus Junction, 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.