Annual Crime In Epworth (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEpworth/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)745 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEpworth/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)96 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)649 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Epworth crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Epworth are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Epworth you have a 1 in 135 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Epworth is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Epworth has decreased by 18%

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Compare Epworth, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Epworth (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Epworth (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Epworth

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Epworth is 1 in 1044
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Epworth is 1 in 155
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Epworth is 1 in 135

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

      Epworth police department

      ItemEpworthIowaNational
      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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      Epworth, IA2,06896649745

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      Epworth, IA2,06896649745
      Source: The Epworth, 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.