B+
Total crime 13%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 4%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDeWitt/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime112n/a (estimate)2,1732,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape3n/a58.236.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault5n/a97.0200.4250.2
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)155267379
Burglary24n/a465.7371.1340.5
Theft65n/a1,261.41,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft15n/a291.1163.0219.9
Property crime104n/a (estimate)2,0181,7342,110

Key findings

  • DeWitt crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in DeWitt are 59% lower than the national average
  • In DeWitt you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • DeWitt is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in DeWitt has increased by 37%

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

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      Daily Crime In DeWitt (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in DeWitt

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in DeWitt is 1 in 645
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in DeWitt is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in DeWitt is 1 in 47

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

      DeWitt police department

      ItemDeWittIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Princeton, IA1,10081524605
      Eldridge, IA6,12229602631
      Park View, IA2,71895619715
      Port Byron, IL1,670136617754
      Long Grove, IA9521409071,047
      Camanche, IA4,3681781,1561,334
      Maysville, IA1592011,3061,507
      DeWitt, IA5,2641552,0182,173

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Williamsburg, KY5,2631891,0191,208
      Lucerne Valley, CA5,2635592,9563,515
      Shillington, PA5,265761,3611,437
      Gray, LA5,2625653,2573,822
      Bliss Corner, MA5,2663141,1301,444
      DeWitt, IA5,2641552,0182,173
      Source: The DeWitt, 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.