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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 64%
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 peopleGlidden/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)866 (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)115 (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)750 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Glidden crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Glidden are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Glidden you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Glidden is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Glidden has increased by 3%

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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 866
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Glidden is 1 in 134
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Glidden is 1 in 116

      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, IA1,371119771890
      Lake City, IA1,7594859701,455
      Carroll, IA9,990921,7901,882
      Templeton, IA3842921,8972,189
      Breda, IA4383112,0232,334
      Dedham, IA2563312,1492,480
      Lidderdale, IA1203412,2122,553
      Glidden, IA1,422115750866

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Salome, AZ1,4222301,2341,464
      Cherryville, PA1,42273334407
      Brooklyn, IA1,422114741855
      Brodhead, KY1,42285592677
      Bell Acres, PA1,4220505505
      Glidden, IA1,422115750866
      Source: The Glidden, 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.