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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 23%
Property crime 10%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk Horn/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,187 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)292 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,895 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Elk Horn crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elk Horn are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Elk Horn you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elk Horn is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elk Horn has increased by 3%

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

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      Daily Crime In Elk Horn (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elk Horn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elk Horn is 1 in 343
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elk Horn is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elk Horn is 1 in 46

      Year Over Year Crime In Elk Horn (per 100,000 people)

      Elk Horn police department

      ItemElk HornIowaNational
      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.

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      Elk Horn, IA5322921,8952,187

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      Elk Horn, IA5322921,8952,187
      Source: The Elk Horn, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.