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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 0%
Property crime 16%
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.
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 peopleLewis/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,831 (estimate)2,0002,489
Murdern/an/an/a1.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a27.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.4250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)378 (estimate)267379
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,453 (estimate)1,7342,110

Key findings

  • Lewis crime rates are 14% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lewis are equal to the national average
  • In Lewis you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lewis is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lewis has increased by 3%

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The Lewis crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lewis 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 Lewis crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Lewis (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lewis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lewis is 1 in 265
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lewis is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lewis is 1 in 36

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

      Lewis police department

      ItemLewisIowaNational
      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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      Avoca, IA1,478101655756
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      Hancock, IA1933332,1662,499
      Wiota, IA863392,2022,541
      Marne, IA1203602,3382,698
      Elliott, IA4723912,5382,928
      Lewis, IA5533782,4532,831

      Cities with similar population

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      Middleville, NY5535252,0102,535
      Weippe, ID5533111,6962,007
      Ashley, IL5536202,8143,435
      Fredonia, PA5534612,1152,576
      Remy, OK5533802,5012,880
      Lewis, IA5533782,4532,831
      Source: The Lewis, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.