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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 88%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleHumboldt/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime49n/a (estimate)1,0801,9422,580
Murder0n/a0.01.75.0
Rape0n/a0.030.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.029.586.2
Assault2n/a44.1187.9246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)44250381
Burglary3n/a66.1352.6376.0
Theft41n/a903.51,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a66.1148.5228.9
Property crime47n/a (estimate)1,0361,6922,200

Key findings

  • Humboldt crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Humboldt are 88% lower than the national average
  • In Humboldt you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Humboldt is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Humboldt has not changed

Humboldt crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Humboldt (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Humboldt, IA per 100,000 people. In Humboldt, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.80 times less than the Iowa average and 2.39 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Humboldt is 5.67 times less than the Iowa average and 8.64 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Humboldt has a daily crime rate that is 1.63 times less than the Iowa average and 2.12 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Humboldt (higher is better)

      Is Humboldt safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Humboldt to other cities in the state and across the country, Humboldt is 95% safer than other cities of Iowa and 81% safer than other cities in the nation. Humboldt has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Humboldt

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Humboldt is 1 in 2269
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Humboldt is 1 in 97
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Humboldt is 1 in 93
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Humboldt? In Humboldt, you have a 1 in 2269 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 97. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Humboldt, IA is 1 in 93.

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

      A good indicator of whether Humboldt is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Humboldt has not changed, while the property crime rate in Humboldt has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Humboldt has not changed year over year.

      Humboldt police department

      ItemHumboldtIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)63,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
      There are a total of 6 Humboldt police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.2% less than the Iowa average and 60.7% 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
      Vincent, IA1302982,0142,312
      Badger, IA4873132,1202,433
      Dakota City, IA7133192,1622,482
      Clare, IA2213202,1632,483
      Livermore, IA5083252,2012,526
      Bode, IA2823372,2812,618
      Renwick, IA2673412,3052,645
      Humboldt, IA4,602441,0361,080

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Blackwood, NJ4,6021921,2961,487
      Dallas, NC4,6023031,9982,301
      Mineola, TX4,6011912,0372,228
      Pittsfield, IL4,604159705864
      Manlius, NY4,6002591,0641,323
      Humboldt, IA4,602441,0361,080
      Source: The Humboldt, 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.