Reported Annual Crime In Dow City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDow City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,649 (estimate)2,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDow City/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a3.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.241.7
Robberyn/an/an/a39.898.0
Assaultn/an/an/a211.0248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)442 (estimate)293383
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.3430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a177.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,207 (estimate)2,1252,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dow City is 33% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10 daily crimes that occur in Dow City.
  • Dow City is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dow City you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dow City has increased by 13%.

Compare Dow City, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Dow City (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dow City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dow City is 1 in 227
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dow City is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dow City is 1 in 28

Year Over Year Crime In Dow City (per 100,000 people)

Dow City police department

ItemDow CityIowaNational
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
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
Denison, IA8,326181783963
Woodbine, IA1,6451249001,024
Dunlap, IA1,0211309421,072
Earling, IA4433232,3452,668
Panama, IA2013242,3502,674
Buck Grove, IA193532,5632,917
Westphalia, IA1303612,6182,978
Dow City, IA4634423,2073,649

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Vann Crossroads, NC4633802,6593,039
Bergman, AR4636873,8144,501
Brooker, FL4635823,5844,166
Ramona, OK4636123,8624,475
Launiupoko, HI4631011,1431,245
Dow City, IA4634423,2073,649
Source: The Dow City, 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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