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Total crime 75%
Violent crime 92%
Property crime 71%
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 peopleEldridge/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime44n/a (estimate)6312,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape0n/a0.036.942.6
Robbery1n/a14.327.481.6
Assault1n/a14.3200.4250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)29267379
Burglary10n/a143.4371.1340.5
Theft27n/a387.31,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a71.7163.0219.9
Property crime42n/a (estimate)6021,7342,110

Key findings

  • Eldridge crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Eldridge are 92% lower than the national average
  • In Eldridge you have a 1 in 159 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Eldridge is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Eldridge has decreased by 28%

Eldridge crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Eldridge (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Eldridge on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Iowa and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Eldridge (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa, are 3.17 times less than the state average and 3.94 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Eldridge on a daily basis are 9.29 times less than than Iowa average and 13.23 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Eldridge are 2.88 times less than the daily state average and 3.50 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Eldridge (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Eldridge in comparison to other Iowa communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Eldridge safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Eldridge being safer than 95% of cities in Iowa and 89% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Iowa cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Eldridge. In conclusion, Eldridge ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Eldridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Eldridge is 1 in 3486
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eldridge is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Eldridge is 1 in 159
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Eldridge? In Eldridge, IA you have a 1 in 3486 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 166 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 159 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Eldridge.

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

      Determining whether Eldridge is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Eldridge violent crime rates have decreased by 69%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 23% year over year. Total crimes for Eldridge has decreased by 28% in the same time frame.

      Eldridge police department

      ItemEldridgeIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)93,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
      There are a total of 9 Eldridge police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13% less than the Iowa average and 51.8% less than the National average.

      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
      Park View, IA2,71895619715
      Le Claire, IA3,931224499723
      Walcott, IA1,45061671732
      Port Byron, IL1,670136617754
      Rapids City, IL1,095137620757
      Buffalo, IA1,226111721833
      Eldridge, IA6,12229602631

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Parkville, MO6,124841,8621,946
      Union Gap, WA6,1252439,4139,656
      Barnhart, MO6,1253992,1302,529
      Ontario, OH6,1171154,0554,170
      Silver Lake, NC6,1173492,2082,557
      Eldridge, IA6,12229602631
      Source: The Eldridge, 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.