B+
Total crime 30%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 29%
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 peopleLawton/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,796 (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)231 (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)1,565 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Lawton crime rates are 30% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lawton are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Lawton you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lawton is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lawton has decreased by 20%

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The Lawton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lawton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Lawton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lawton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lawton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lawton is 1 in 433
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lawton is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lawton is 1 in 56

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

      Lawton police department

      ItemLawtonIowaNational
      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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      Moville, IA1,58791619710
      Kingsley, IA1,43699668767
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      Dakota City, NE1,8751259111,036
      Hinton, IA8092121,4331,644
      Climbing Hill, IA1682781,8812,159
      Salix, IA4022861,9352,221
      Lawton, IA9002311,5651,796

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      Hingham, WI9002401,2671,507
      Riverton, KS9006143,6864,300
      Chester, MT9004703,1383,609
      Cohocton, NY9005662,3272,893
      Edenburg, PA9003371,6411,978
      Lawton, IA9002311,5651,796
      Source: The Lawton, 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.