Annual Crime In Kanawha (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKanawha/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,705 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKanawha/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
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)348 (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)2,357 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Kanawha crime rates are 5% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kanawha are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Kanawha you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kanawha is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kanawha has decreased by 18%

Kanawha crime map

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Compare Kanawha, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Kanawha (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Kanawha (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kanawha

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kanawha is 1 in 288
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kanawha is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kanawha is 1 in 37

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

      Kanawha police department

      ItemKanawhaIowaNational
      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
      Britt, IA1,919111752863
      Garner, IA3,091120809929
      Belmond, IA2,686123836959
      Clarion, IA2,783127861988
      Wesley, IA3333112,1022,412
      Renwick, IA2673412,3052,645
      Goldfield, IA6283452,3352,680
      Kanawha, IA7223482,3572,705

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sheatown, PA7224051,9722,376
      Ribera, NM7221,3575,4166,773
      Yates City, IL7221521,2141,366
      Funston, GA7225234,1194,642
      Mooringsport, LA7227444,5335,277
      Kanawha, IA7223482,3572,705
      Source: The Kanawha, 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.