Reported Annual Crime In Iowa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime122n/a (estimate)3,7353,8642,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleLouisiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.011.85.3
Rape0n/a0.038.840.4
Robbery3n/a91.9119.1102.8
Assault19n/a581.8396.4248.5
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)674566386
Burglary32n/a979.8740.5468.9
Theft64n/a1,959.62,336.31,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a122.5220.8236.9
Property crime100n/a (estimate)3,0623,2982,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Iowa is 32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.23 daily crimes that occur in Iowa.
  • Iowa is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Iowa you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Iowa has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Iowa (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Iowa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Iowa is 1 in 149
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Iowa is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Iowa is 1 in 27

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

Iowa police department

ItemIowaLouisianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)147,311558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.64.23.3
There are a total of 14 Iowa police officers. This results in 4.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.1% greater than the Louisiana average and 41.9% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in Louisiana

StateTotal offendersLouisiana /100KNational /100K
Louisiana11,025243222
There are a total of 11,025 sex offenders in Louisiana. This yields a total of 243 sex offenders in Louisiana per 100,000 residents which is 9% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Moss Bluff, LA12,6544602,6773,137
Lacassine, LA4196133,5714,184
Lake Charles, LA75,0448514,1024,953
Welsh, LA3,2201,4263,5965,022
Hayes, LA1,0417584,4205,178
Gillis, LA4917624,4385,199
Fenton, LA3457974,6455,442
Iowa, LA3,1796743,0623,735

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Weatogue, CT3,17980640720
Daleville, VA3,18069587655
Columbus, KS3,1783532,0222,375
Casa Conejo, CA3,1801991,1421,342
Cactus, TX3,1781881,3761,563
Iowa, LA3,1796743,0623,735
Source: The Iowa, LA 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.