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Total crime 76%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 74%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEldridge/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)5582,0022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.56.5
Rape0n/a0.040.738.4
Robbery0n/a0.029.873.9
Assault3n/a42.9229.4279.7
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)43304388
Burglary9n/a128.7371.1314.2
Theft20n/a286.11,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theft7n/a100.1197.1246.0
Property crime36n/a (estimate)5151,6981,958

Key findings

  • Eldridge crime rates are 76% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Eldridge are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Eldridge you have a 1 in 180 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Eldridge is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Eldridge has decreased by 12%

Eldridge crime map

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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 3.59 times less than the state average and 4.21 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Eldridge on a daily basis are 7.07 times less than than Iowa average and 9.04 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Eldridge are 3.30 times less than the daily state average and 3.80 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 94% of cities in Iowa and 88% 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 2331
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Eldridge is 1 in 195
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Eldridge is 1 in 180
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Eldridge? In Eldridge, IA you have a 1 in 2331 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 195 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 180 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 increased by 48%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 14% year over year. Total crimes for Eldridge has decreased by 12% 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
      Le Claire, IA3,93175326401
      Princeton, IA1,10092513605
      Port Byron, IL1,670142521664
      Rapids City, IL1,095143524667
      Park View, IA2,718109606715
      Walcott, IA1,45061671732
      Andalusia, IL1,148172631804
      Eldridge, IA6,12243515558

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Parkville, MO6,1241761,9412,117
      Union Gap, WA6,1253716,1556,526
      Barnhart, MO6,1254382,0422,481
      Ontario, OH6,117163,6263,642
      Silver Lake, NC6,1173932,0862,478
      Eldridge, IA6,12243515558
      Source: The Eldridge, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.