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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 47%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEstherville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime99n/a (estimate)1,6851,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape7n/a119.130.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault24n/a408.4187.9246.8
Violent crime31n/a (estimate)527250381
Burglary28n/a476.4352.6376.0
Theft40n/a680.61,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0148.5228.9
Property crime68n/a (estimate)1,1571,6922,200

Key findings

  • Estherville crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Estherville are 39% higher than the national average
  • In Estherville you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Estherville is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Estherville has not changed

Estherville crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Estherville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Estherville 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 Estherville (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Iowa, are 1.15 times less than the state average and 1.53 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Estherville on a daily basis are 2.11 times more than than Iowa average and 1.39 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Estherville are 1.46 times less than the daily state average and 1.90 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Estherville (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Estherville, Iowa compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Estherville safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Estherville is safer than 23% of Iowa cities, and 23% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Iowa, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Estherville. At this time, Estherville sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Estherville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Estherville is 1 in 190
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Estherville is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Estherville is 1 in 60
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Estherville, Iowa? If you reside in Estherville, then there is a 1 in 190 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 87. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 60 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Estherville.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Estherville is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Estherville has not changed and the rate of property crime in Estherville has not changed. The total crime rate in Estherville has not changed year to year.

      Estherville police department

      ItemEsthervilleIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)123,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
      There are a total of 12 Estherville police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.3% greater than the Iowa average and 41.1% 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
      Arnolds Park, IA1,02464432496
      Orleans, IA459101684785
      Spirit Lake, IA4,9923902,0492,439
      Wallingford, IA1803192,1612,480
      Gruver, IA1053342,2642,598
      Graettinger, IA7163502,3702,720
      Terril, IA3793552,4052,760
      Estherville, IA6,0275271,1571,685

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Waupaca, WI6,0262393,2263,465
      Maquoketa, IA6,0252522,9563,208
      Munford, TN6,0254431,8562,299
      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,024153661814
      Bensley, VA6,0312452,0432,288
      Estherville, IA6,0275271,1571,685
      Source: The Estherville, 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.