Reported Annual Crime In Essex

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,250 (estimate)2,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEssex/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)394 (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)2,856 (estimate)2,1252,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Essex is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.9 daily crimes that occur in Essex.
  • Essex is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Essex you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Essex has increased by 5%.

Compare Essex, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Essex (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Essex (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Essex

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Essex is 1 in 254
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Essex is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Essex is 1 in 31

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

Essex police department

ItemEssexIowaNational
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
Shenandoah, IA5,0302982,1632,461
Malvern, IA9823232,3412,664
Stanton, IA6853482,5262,875
Farragut, IA4313812,7633,144
Emerson, IA5253922,8443,236
Clarinda, IA5,4313182,9333,251
Riverton, IA2603992,8923,291
Essex, IA8593942,8563,250

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rolling Hills, KY8591891,7831,973
Agency, MO8595242,8013,324
Alma, KS8594973,3693,866
Moreauville, LA859222776998
Mars Hill, ME8591672,0772,244
Essex, IA8593942,8563,250
Source: The Essex, 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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