Reported Annual Crime In Creston

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCreston/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime178n/a (estimate)2,2742,4192,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCreston/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape0n/a0.039.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault13n/a166.0211.0248.9
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)166293394
Burglary24n/a306.6479.3430.4
Theft134n/a1,711.61,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft7n/a89.4177.4237.4
Property crime165n/a (estimate)2,1082,1252,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Creston, IA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Creston, IA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Creston, IA averages 6% lower than the rest of Iowa while the rate of crime on a national scale is 18% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Creston, IA is 43% lower than the average rate of crime in Iowa and 58% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 1% lower than the remainder of the state of Iowa and 11% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Creston, IA area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Creston is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.23 daily crimes that occur in Creston.
  • Creston is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Creston you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Creston has increased by 11%.

Compare Creston, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Creston (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Creston, IA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Creston, IA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa state wide, are 1.06 times less than the state average and 1.21 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Creston, IA on a daily bases are 1.77 times less than than Iowa average and 2.37 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Creston, IA are 1.01 times less than the daily state average and 1.12 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Creston (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Creston, IA compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Creston, IA safer than 61% when compared to other Iowa cities, and 53% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Creston, IA. At this time, Creston, IA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Creston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Creston is 1 in 603
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Creston is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Creston is 1 in 44
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Creston, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Creston, IA you have a 1 in 603 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Creston, IA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Creston, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Creston, IA has decreased by 31%, the amount of property crime in Creston, IA has increased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Creston, IA has increased by 11% year to year.

Creston police department

ItemCrestonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 14 Creston police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.3% less than the Iowa average and 45.3% 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
Lenox, IA1,4241339661,099
Macksburg, IA1213442,4942,838
Orient, IA4263782,7423,120
Afton, IA9674032,9253,328
Tingley, IA1774062,9443,350
Shannon City, IA544253,0853,510
Prescott, IA2504353,1543,589
Creston, IA7,8771662,1082,274

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Memphis, FL7,8784572,8143,272
Perry, IA7,8762043,1573,361
Floris, VA7,87673629702
Thousand Palms, CA7,8755903,2833,873
Cleveland, TX7,8796603,2383,898
Creston, IA7,8771662,1082,274
Source: The Creston, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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