B+
Total crime 2%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 11%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLansing/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime23n/a (estimate)2,4442,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape0n/a0.036.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.027.481.6
Assault1n/a106.3200.4250.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)106267379
Burglary4n/a425.1371.1340.5
Theft17n/a1,806.61,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a106.3163.0219.9
Property crime22n/a (estimate)2,3381,7342,110

Key findings

  • Lansing crime rates are 2% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lansing are 72% lower than the national average
  • In Lansing you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lansing is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lansing has increased by 15%

Lansing crime map

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      Daily Crime In Lansing (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lansing

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lansing is 1 in 941
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lansing is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lansing is 1 in 41

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

      Lansing police department

      ItemLansingIowaNational
      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

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      Ferryville, WI1543111,5631,874
      Harpers Ferry, IA2682841,8472,131
      Genoa, WI2273581,7982,156
      Waterville, IA1172951,9132,207
      De Soto, WI3013801,9052,285
      Waukon, IA3,7862742,1072,381
      Mount Sterling, WI1864022,0182,420
      Lansing, IA8331062,3382,444

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jefferson, SC8336843,9364,620
      Chesapeake, OH8333992,8033,202
      Bernville, PA8330105105
      Pinon, AZ8336913,7084,399
      Wellington, MO8336243,3263,950
      Lansing, IA8331062,3382,444
      Source: The Lansing, 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.