Reported Annual Crime In Denison

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenison/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)9632,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDenison/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape3n/a36.139.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault12n/a144.5211.0248.9
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)181293383
Burglary14n/a168.6479.3430.4
Theft47n/a566.01,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a48.2177.4237.4
Property crime65n/a (estimate)7832,1252,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Denison, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Denison, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Denison, IA crime rates are 60% lower than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 65% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Denison, IA has a rate that is 38% lower than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 53% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Denison, IA is 63% lower than its state's mean, and 67% lower than the country's average.
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The Denison crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Denison as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Denison crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Denison is 65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.64 daily crimes that occur in Denison.
  • Denison is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Denison you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Denison has decreased by 62%.

Compare Denison, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Denison (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Denison, IA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Iowa as well as those across America as a whole. The Denison, IA total amount of daily offenses is 2.51 times less than the Iowa average and 2.85 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Denison, IA is 1.62 times less than the Iowa average, and it is 2.12 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Denison, IA has a daily crime figure that is 2.72 times less than the Iowa average and 3.02 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Denison (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Denison, IA compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Denison, IA safer than 78% when compared to other Iowa cities, and 68% 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 Denison, IA. At this time, Denison, IA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Denison

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Denison is 1 in 554
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Denison is 1 in 128
The chance of being a victim of crime in Denison is 1 in 104
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Denison, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Denison, IA you have a 1 in 554 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 128 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Denison, IA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Denison, 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 Denison, IA has decreased by 42%, the amount of property crime in Denison, IA has decreased by 65%, and the total amount of crime in Denison, IA has decreased by 62% year to year.

Denison police department

ItemDenisonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)183,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
There are a total of 18 Denison police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.7% greater than the Iowa average and 34.2% 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
Manning, IA1,5091228831,004
Dunlap, IA1,0211309421,072
Westside, IA3293452,5042,849
Buck Grove, IA193532,5632,917
Schleswig, IA8063722,6953,067
Defiance, IA2403892,8223,211
Vail, IA4783982,8883,286
Denison, IA8,326181783963

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gulf Hills, MS8,3261881,7941,981
Jefferson City, TN8,3243834,4674,850
Helotes, TX8,329891,5871,676
Roxboro, NC8,3294463,1203,567
Edgemere, MD8,3224922,1852,677
Denison, IA8,326181783963
Source: The Denison, 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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