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Total crime 73%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 72%
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 peopleLake View/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)701 (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)90 (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)610 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Lake View crime rates are 73% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake View are 76% lower than the national average
  • In Lake View you have a 1 in 143 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake View is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake View has decreased by 20%

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      Daily Crime In Lake View (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake View

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake View is 1 in 1109
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake View is 1 in 164
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake View is 1 in 143

      Year Over Year Crime In Lake View (per 100,000 people)

      Lake View police department

      ItemLake ViewIowaNational
      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
      Odebolt, IA1,016115779894
      Sac City, IA2,1851441,1981,342
      Breda, IA4382921,9742,265
      Arcadia, IA5392962,0072,303
      Lidderdale, IA1203192,1592,478
      Wall Lake, IA7773252,1972,522
      Auburn, IA3023392,2962,636
      Lake View, IA1,00290610701

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Allenwood, NJ1,00251343394
      Eclectic, AL1,0029784,0124,990
      Byrdstown, TN1,0023111,4081,719
      Grand Coteau, LA1,0022701,6421,911
      Greenville, CA1,0022341,2471,481
      Lake View, IA1,00290610701
      Source: The Lake View, 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.