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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 26%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleGalva/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,912 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)442 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,470 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Galva crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Galva are 14% higher than the national average
  • In Galva you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Galva is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Galva has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Galva (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Galva

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Galva is 1 in 227
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Galva is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Galva is 1 in 35

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

      Galva police department

      ItemGalvaIowaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Holstein, IA1,416122682804
      Alta, IA2,104137765902
      Ida Grove, IA2,203138770908
      Odebolt, IA1,016140782922
      Storm Lake, IA10,7683891,5271,916
      Lakeside, IA6743111,7392,051
      Aurelia, IA9553592,0032,361
      Galva, IA4664422,4702,912

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Western Grove, AR4668523,3124,164
      Woodson, AR4668093,1463,955
      Thompson, IA4664212,3542,776
      Franklin, IL4665612,0542,616
      Wyndmere, ND4664332,7953,228
      Galva, IA4664422,4702,912
      Source: The Galva, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.