Reported Annual Crime In Le Mars

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLe Mars/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime167n/a (estimate)1,6782,4192,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLe Mars/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.35.3
Rape3n/a30.139.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.039.898.0
Assault6n/a60.3211.0248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)90293383
Burglary36n/a361.6479.3430.4
Theft111n/a1,115.01,468.61,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a110.5177.4237.4
Property crime158n/a (estimate)1,5872,1252,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Le Mars, IA. All reported Le Mars, IA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Le Mars, IA overall crime rate is 31% lower than in comparison to the Iowa average; and is also 39% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Le Mars, IA, the rate is 69% lower than compared to the Iowa average, and 76% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Le Mars, IA comes in at 25% lower than to the average seen in Iowa, and 33% lower than the overall national average.
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The Le Mars crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Le Mars as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Le Mars crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Le Mars is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.6 daily crimes that occur in Le Mars.
  • Le Mars is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Le Mars you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Le Mars has decreased by 24%.

Compare Le Mars, IA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Le Mars (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Le Mars, IA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Iowa and on a national level. In Le Mars, IA the total number of daily crimes is 1.44 times less than the Iowa average and 1.64 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Le Mars, IA is 3.25 times less than the Iowa average and 4.24 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Le Mars, IA has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the Iowa average and 1.49 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Le Mars (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Le Mars, IA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Le Mars, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Le Mars, IA is 80% safer than other cities of Iowa and 69% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Iowa cities and all around the United States, Le Mars, IA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Le Mars, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Le Mars

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Le Mars is 1 in 1107
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Le Mars is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in Le Mars is 1 in 60
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Le Mars, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Le Mars, IA you have a 1 in 1107 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Le Mars, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Le Mars (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Le Mars, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Le Mars, IA has increased by 25%, the amount of property crime in Le Mars, IA has decreased by 26%, and the total amount of crime in Le Mars, IA has decreased by 24% year to year.

Le Mars police department

ItemLe MarsIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)143,827558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 14 Le Mars police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.9% less than the Iowa average and 56.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alton, IA1,325111802913
Kingsley, IA1,436116839955
Remsen, IA1,8241238891,012
Hinton, IA8092481,7992,047
Brunsville, IA1052721,9752,247
Ireton, IA6653122,2662,579
Oyens, IA883382,4542,793
Le Mars, IA9,826901,5871,678

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shelton, WA9,8323105,3005,610
North Logan, UT9,8201972,2922,489
Tipp City, OH9,834401,4061,446
Fort Salonga, NY9,835125531656
Nocatee, FL9,8361438811,025
Le Mars, IA9,826901,5871,678
Source: The Le Mars, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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