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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 5%
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 peopleGlenwood/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime128n/a (estimate)2,4081,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape5n/a94.130.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault12n/a225.8187.9246.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)320250381
Burglary43n/a809.0352.6376.0
Theft63n/a1,185.31,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a94.1148.5228.9
Property crime111n/a (estimate)2,0881,6922,200

Key findings

  • Glenwood crime rates are 7% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glenwood are 16% lower than the national average
  • In Glenwood you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glenwood is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glenwood has not changed

Glenwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Glenwood (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Glenwood, IA per 100,000 people. In Glenwood, the total number of daily crimes is 1.24 times more than the Iowa average and 1.07 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Glenwood is 1.28 times more than the Iowa average and 1.19 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Glenwood has a daily crime rate that is 1.23 times more than the Iowa average and 1.05 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Glenwood (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Iowa and all other cities across the US, is Glenwood safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Glenwood is safer than 41% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Glenwood is safer than 36% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Glenwood. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Glenwood is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glenwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glenwood is 1 in 313
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glenwood is 1 in 48
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glenwood is 1 in 42
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Glenwood, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 313. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 48 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Glenwood is 1 in 42.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Glenwood, IA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Glenwood has not changed, while the property crime rate in Glenwood has not changed year over year. Summing up the numbers, Glenwood has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Glenwood police department

      ItemGlenwoodIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)113,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
      There are a total of 11 Glenwood police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.9% greater than the Iowa average and 35.8% 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
      Tabor, IA1,230107727834
      Treynor, IA9572111,4261,637
      Plattsmouth, NE6,4762171,7541,971
      Bellevue, NE52,9932101,8312,042
      Malvern, IA9822751,8642,139
      Silver City, IA2242921,9792,272
      Mineola, IA1113072,0752,382
      Glenwood, IA5,2333202,0882,408

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Winfield, IN5,233124709833
      Jonesborough, TN5,2342201,0471,267
      Smiths Station, AL5,2354062,2012,607
      Mount Hood Village, OR5,2312262,2822,508
      Swartz, LA5,2354993,0373,536
      Glenwood, IA5,2333202,0882,408
      Source: The Glenwood, 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.