B+
Total crime 32%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 30%
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.
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 peopleCrescent/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,767 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)227 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,539 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Crescent crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Crescent are 40% lower than the national average
  • In Crescent you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Crescent is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Crescent has decreased by 18%

Crescent crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Crescent (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Crescent

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Crescent is 1 in 440
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crescent is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Crescent is 1 in 57

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

      Crescent police department

      ItemCrescentIowaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Missouri Valley, IA2,689126850976
      Carter Lake, IA3,7651369191,055
      Bentley, IA1071491,0111,160
      Treynor, IA9572111,4261,637
      Underwood, IA8082111,4271,637
      La Vista, NE17,064931,5721,665
      Blair, NE8,007991,5801,678
      Crescent, IA5222271,5391,767

      Cities with similar population

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      Kendall, WI5224062,1472,553
      Stewart, MN5223252,9483,273
      Okay, OK5226584,0604,718
      Wilson, TX5226333,6464,279
      Mountain View, CO52203,6973,697
      Crescent, IA5222271,5391,767
      Source: The Crescent, 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.