B+
Total crime 27%
Violent crime 36%
Property crime 25%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)1,821 (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)243 (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)1,578 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Crescent crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Crescent are 36% lower than the national average
  • In Crescent you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Crescent is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Crescent has increased by 3%

Crescent crime map

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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 412
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Crescent is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Crescent is 1 in 55

      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.

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      Carter Lake, IA3,7651459421,087
      La Vista, NE17,0641101,0511,161
      Bentley, IA1071601,0361,195
      Ralston, NE7,3341611,4461,607
      Blair, NE8,0071281,5191,646
      Treynor, IA9572251,4621,687
      Underwood, IA8082251,4621,687
      Crescent, IA5222431,5781,821

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      Saxtons River, VT5222361,6611,897
      Kendall, WI5224032,0242,427
      Wilson, TX5226453,6834,329
      Okay, OK5226104,0184,628
      Doyle, CA5225963,1503,746
      Crescent, IA5222431,5781,821
      Source: The Crescent, 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.