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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 67%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGlidden/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)840 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)108 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)732 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Glidden crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glidden are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Glidden you have a 1 in 120 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glidden is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glidden has decreased by 18%

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      Daily Crime In Glidden (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Glidden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Glidden is 1 in 925
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glidden is 1 in 137
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glidden is 1 in 120

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

      Glidden police department

      ItemGliddenIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Coon Rapids, IA1,371111753864
      Lake City, IA1,759115777892
      Carroll, IA9,990201,6941,714
      Templeton, IA3842731,8512,124
      Breda, IA4382921,9742,265
      Dedham, IA2563102,0972,407
      Lidderdale, IA1203192,1592,478
      Glidden, IA1,422108732840

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Salome, AZ1,4222401,3541,594
      Brooklyn, IA1,422107723830
      Bell Acres, PA1,4220505505
      Cherryville, PA1,42273355427
      Brodhead, KY1,4220339339
      Glidden, IA1,422108732840
      Source: The Glidden, 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.