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Total crime 17%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 20%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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)2,910 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)388 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,522 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Galva crime rates are 17% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Galva are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Galva you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Galva is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Galva has increased by 3%

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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 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Galva is 1 in 40
      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

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      Holstein, IA1,416107696803
      Alta, IA2,104120782902
      Ida Grove, IA2,203121786908
      Odebolt, IA1,016123799922
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      Lakeside, IA6742741,7762,050
      Aurelia, IA9553152,0452,360
      Galva, IA4663882,5222,910

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rudolph, WI4663621,8172,179
      Three Lakes, WI46648571619
      Lone Wolf, OK4665833,8394,422
      Beaverdam, OH4663792,6573,036
      Western Grove, AR4667413,6224,364
      Galva, IA4663882,5222,910
      Source: The Galva, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.