Reported Annual Crime In Harlan

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarlan/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13n/a (estimate)2652,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarlan/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape1n/a20.439.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault7n/a142.7211.0248.9
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)163293383
Burglary2n/a40.8479.3430.4
Theft3n/a61.21,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0177.4237.4
Property crime5n/a (estimate)1022,1252,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Harlan, IA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 89% lower than the average of crimes committed in Iowa. It is also 90% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Harlan, IA shows a crime rate that is 44% lower than the Iowa average. The crime rate is also 57% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Harlan, IA is shown to be 95% lower than the Iowa average and 96% lower than the national average.
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The Harlan crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Harlan as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Harlan crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Harlan is 90% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.73 daily crimes that occur in Harlan.
  • Harlan is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Harlan you have a 1 in 378 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Harlan has decreased by 88%.

Compare Harlan, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Harlan (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Harlan, IA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Iowa as well as national figures. In Harlan, IA the total number of daily crimes is 9.12 times less than the Iowa average and 10.36 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Harlan, IA are 1.80 times less than the Iowa average and 2.35 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Harlan, IA has a daily crime rate that is 20.84 times less than the Iowa average and 23.17 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Harlan (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Harlan, IA compared to every other city in Iowa as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Harlan, IA ranks safer than 87% of every city located within Iowa along with 77% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Iowa and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Harlan, IA. As a result, Harlan, IA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harlan

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harlan is 1 in 614
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harlan is 1 in 981
The chance of being a victim of crime in Harlan is 1 in 378
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Harlan, IA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Harlan, IA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 614. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 981 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 Harlan, IA is 1 in 378.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Harlan, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Harlan, IA has decreased by 39%, the amount of property crime in Harlan, IA has decreased by 95%, and the total amount of crime in Harlan, IA has decreased by 88% year to year.

Harlan police department

ItemHarlanIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)93,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 9 Harlan police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.5% less than the Iowa average and 45.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Avoca, IA1,478111803914
Dunlap, IA1,0211309421,072
Elk Horn, IA5323202,3232,643
Earling, IA4433232,3452,668
Panama, IA2013242,3502,674
Minden, IA6343242,3522,677
Neola, IA9783272,3722,699
Harlan, IA5,008163102265

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kahaluu, HI5,0091651,8612,026
Demarest, NJ5,00720278298
Auburn, IL5,0062531,0341,287
Holbrook, AZ5,0118675,0235,889
Whiskey Creek, FL5,0112091,2871,496
Harlan, IA5,008163102265
Source: The Harlan, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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