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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 17%
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 peopleNorway/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,104 (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)271 (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)1,833 (estimate)1,6922,200

Key findings

  • Norway crime rates are 18% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Norway are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Norway you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Norway is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Norway has decreased by 20%

Norway crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Norway (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norway

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norway is 1 in 370
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norway is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Norway is 1 in 48

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

      Norway police department

      ItemNorwayIowaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Robins, IA3,43448322370
      Walford, IA1,42850340391
      Atkins, IA1,71356378434
      Fairfax, IA2,41857389446
      Tiffin, IA2,53078525603
      Palo, IA1,03686583669
      Shellsburg, IA1,09787587674
      Norway, IA5252711,8332,104

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Olanta, SC5257081,9472,655
      Riverwood, KY52586793879
      Ironville, KY5252162,0012,217
      Emerson, IA5253352,2652,599
      St. Paul, AK5251,2214,5555,776
      Norway, IA5252711,8332,104
      Source: The Norway, 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.