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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 peopleKent/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)n/a (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)n/a (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)n/a (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Kent crime rates are equal to the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kent are equal to the national average
  • In Kent you have a chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kent is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kent has not changed

Kent crime map

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      Daily Crime In Kent (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kent

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

      Kent police department

      ItemKentIowaNational
      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.

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      Corning, IA1,598111748859
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      Diagonal, IA3193552,4022,757
      Shannon City, IA543632,4562,819
      Kent, IA53n/an/an/a

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      Fairview, SD535082,1672,675
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      West Hampton Dunes, NY53141582723
      Kent, IA53n/an/an/a
      Source: The Kent, 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.