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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 31%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJanesville/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,747 (estimate)1,9422,580
Murdern/an/an/a1.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a30.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a29.586.2
Assaultn/an/an/a187.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)225 (estimate)250381
Burglaryn/an/an/a352.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,190.41,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a148.5228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,522 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Janesville crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Janesville are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Janesville you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Janesville is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Janesville has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Janesville (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Janesville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Janesville is 1 in 445
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Janesville is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Janesville is 1 in 58

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

      Janesville police department

      ItemJanesvilleIowaNational
      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
      Dike, IA1,30953359413
      Hudson, IA2,41469469538
      Denver, IA1,81478527605
      Elk Run Heights, IA1,00689602691
      Shell Rock, IA1,254101684785
      Tripoli, IA1,316109735844
      Clarksville, IA1,276111752863
      Janesville, IA7952251,5221,747

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hamersville, OH7953472,6983,045
      Edgewood, IA7953062,0732,380
      Faulkton, SD7954992,1322,632
      Adams, TN7957963,6044,400
      North, SC7951,3918,3459,736
      Janesville, IA7952251,5221,747
      Source: The Janesville, 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.