Annual Crime In Lakota (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 peopleLakota/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,883 (estimate)1,9422,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLakota/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)371 (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)2,512 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Lakota crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lakota are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Lakota you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lakota is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lakota has decreased by 18%

Lakota crime map

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Compare Lakota, IA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Lakota (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Lakota (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lakota

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lakota is 1 in 270
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lakota is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lakota is 1 in 35

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

      Lakota police department

      ItemLakotaIowaNational
      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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      Bancroft, IA7123062,0702,376
      Buffalo Center, IA8413262,2072,533
      Ledyard, IA1003582,4212,779
      Woden, IA2813642,4662,830
      Lone Rock, IA1993662,4772,843
      Burt, IA5053712,5082,878
      Titonka, IA5003782,5572,935
      Lakota, IA2113712,5122,883

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      Mesa Vista, CA2115332,8353,368
      Hanlontown, IA2113012,0392,340
      Skillman, NJ21184568652
      Crabtree, PA2114572,2282,685
      Hendricks, WV2113291,6842,012
      Lakota, IA2113712,5122,883
      Source: The Lakota, 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.