Reported Annual Crime In Houghton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHoughton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,516 (estimate)2,3772,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHoughton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a39.840.4
Robberyn/an/an/a36.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a212.0248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)308 (estimate)291386
Burglaryn/an/an/a479.5468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,447.61,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.0236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,208 (estimate)2,0862,451
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The Houghton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Houghton 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 Houghton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Houghton is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.89 daily crimes that occur in Houghton.
  • Houghton is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Houghton you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Houghton has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Houghton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Houghton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Houghton is 1 in 325
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Houghton is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Houghton is 1 in 40

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

Houghton police department

ItemHoughtonIowaNational
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
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
West Point, IA1,020108776885
Westwood, IA96118843960
New London, IA1,9451299261,056
Mount Pleasant, IA8,4911431,7401,883
St. Paul, IA1003492,5052,855
Denmark, IA2993622,5932,955
Franklin, IA1103662,6272,994
Houghton, IA1523082,2082,516

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Redings Mill, MO1526623,5714,234
Braddyville, IA1524383,1373,574
Pleasanton, NM1527144,0044,718
Seibert, CO1525454,3544,898
Hartline, WA1524445,1375,581
Houghton, IA1523082,2082,516
Source: The Houghton, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.