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Total crime 69%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 69%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)722 (estimate)2,0022,346
Murdern/an/an/a3.56.5
Rapen/an/an/a40.738.4
Robberyn/an/an/a29.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a229.4279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)110 (estimate)304388
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a197.1246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)613 (estimate)1,6981,958

Key findings

  • Lake View crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake View are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Lake View you have a 1 in 139 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake View is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake View has not changed

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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 912
      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 139

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Odebolt, IA1,016140782922
      Sac City, IA2,185971,7021,800
      Breda, IA4383551,9812,335
      Arcadia, IA5393612,0142,374
      Lidderdale, IA1203882,1662,554
      Wall Lake, IA7773952,2052,600
      Auburn, IA3024132,3042,717
      Lake View, IA1,002110613722

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eclectic, AL1,0029784,0124,990
      Greenville, CA1,0022321,1211,353
      Grand Coteau, LA1,0023201,4451,765
      Allenwood, NJ1,00248283330
      Byrdstown, TN1,0023351,2431,578
      Lake View, IA1,002110613722
      Source: The Lake View, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.