Reported Annual Crime In Fort Madison

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 peopleFort Madison/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime417n/a (estimate)3,9622,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFort Madison/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape14n/a133.039.241.7
Robbery5n/a47.539.898.0
Assault47n/a446.6211.0248.9
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)627293383
Burglary26n/a247.0479.3430.4
Theft292n/a2,774.41,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft33n/a313.5177.4237.4
Property crime351n/a (estimate)3,3352,1252,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Fort Madison, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Fort Madison, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Fort Madison, IA crime rates are 64% higher than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 44% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Fort Madison, IA has a rate that is 114% higher than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 64% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Fort Madison, IA is 57% higher than its state's mean, and 41% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fort Madison is 44% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.85 daily crimes that occur in Fort Madison.
  • Fort Madison is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fort Madison you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fort Madison has increased by 38%.

Compare Fort Madison, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Fort Madison (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fort Madison, IA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Iowa and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Fort Madison, IA are 1.64 times more than the Iowa average and 1.44 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fort Madison, IA are 2.14 times more than than Iowa and 1.64 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fort Madison, IA are 1.57 times more than than Iowa and 1.41 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Fort Madison (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Fort Madison, IA compared to other areas of Iowa, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Fort Madison, IA safer than 10% when compared to other Iowa cities, and 12% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Fort Madison, IA. At this time, Fort Madison, IA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fort Madison

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fort Madison is 1 in 160
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fort Madison is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fort Madison is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Fort Madison, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fort Madison, IA you have a 1 in 160 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 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fort Madison, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Fort Madison (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Fort Madison, IA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Fort Madison, IA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 78% in Fort Madison, IA, while property crimes in Fort Madison, IA have increased by 32%. Crimes in total for Fort Madison, IA have increased by 38% year over year.

Fort Madison police department

ItemFort MadisonIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)203,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 20 Fort Madison police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.7% greater than the Iowa average and 44.2% less than the National average.

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
West Point, IA1,020109791900
Carthage, IL2,51339946985
Nauvoo, IL1,2922089511,158
Dallas City, IL1,2332211,0121,233
St. Paul, IA1003522,5522,904
Gulf Port, IL215272,4162,943
Denmark, IA2993642,6423,006
Fort Madison, IA10,7696273,3353,962

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waimea, HI10,7702943,3143,608
Storm Lake, IA10,7686582,6143,272
Monroe, WI10,7711491,3351,485
Miami Shores, FL10,7722315,2465,477
Sweetwater, TX10,7654293,3663,795
Fort Madison, IA10,7696273,3353,962
Source: The Fort Madison, 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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