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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 4%
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 peopleDayton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,633 (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)339 (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)2,294 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Dayton crime rates are 2% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dayton are 11% lower than the national average
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dayton is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dayton has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Dayton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dayton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dayton is 1 in 296
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 38

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

      Dayton police department

      ItemDaytonIowaNational
      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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      Gowrie, IA1,047114775889
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      Boone, IA12,6095081,2771,785
      Fraser, IA1652421,6351,876
      Stratford, IA6453162,1412,457
      Coalville, IA6093182,1512,469
      Stanhope, IA4063262,2032,529
      Dayton, IA7043392,2942,633

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      Overton, NE7044002,9183,318
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      Northwood, ND704111334446
      Salem, NY7044922,0262,518
      Dayton, IA7043392,2942,633
      Source: The Dayton, 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.